\luːwˈiːz mˈə͡ʊltən t͡ʃˈandlə], \luːwˈiːz mˈə‍ʊltən t‍ʃˈandlə], \l_uː_w_ˈiː_z m_ˈəʊ_l_t_ə_n__ tʃ_ˈa_n_d_l_ə]\


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1910 - Warner's dictionary of authors ancient and modern
By Charles Dudley Warner

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gabriello chiabrera

  • An Italian lyric poet(1552-1637); born at Savona. Impatient of dependence on the great, he again and abandoned courts noble patrons, last settled down in his native Pindar Anacreon were delights among poets, countrymen named him "the Pindar". But Pindaric odes have little grace force Pindar; poet labours too patently for effect strophe antistrophe, bold inversions composite epithets; is not spontaneous; dull. Yet some songs after are models elegance grace. epic dramatic poems hardly rise above mediocrity. wrote a charming autobiographical sketch, which shows to been ever honorable man, good lover, hater, sincere Christian.
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