Usage examples for ode

  1. Are you dreaming, or composing an ode, little lady? – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  2. Venus, courted by an ode, On the bard her Dove bestowed. – Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of his life by Hesther Lynch Piozzi
  3. In another ode cited by Shortland a deserted girl, after referring to her tearful eyes, winds up with the light- hearted Now that you are absent in your native land, The day of regret will, perhaps, end. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  4. Tennyson's unrimed lyrics and Collins' Ode to Evening are unusual, though successful, experiments. – The Principles of English Versification by Paull Franklin Baum
  5. The Prologue is a confession, like that of Wordsworth's great Ode, that a glory has passed away from the earth. – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden
  6. It afterwards appeared that the Ode was written by Mr. Boswell himself. – Boswell's Correspondence with the Honourable Andrew Erskine, and His Journal of a Tour to Corsica by James Boswell
  7. We know not if the sturdy bishop took any notice of this ode. – Poetical Works of Akenside by Mark Akenside
  8. Clairon, habited as a priestess of Apollo, placed a crown of laurel on the bust, and recited the ode with the most vehement enthusiasm. – Queens of the French Stage by H. Noel Williams
  9. Compare the conception of melancholy in the Ode on Melancholy, where it is said to neighbour joy. – Keats: Poems Published in 1820 by John Keats
  10. Pietro Mascagni resolved as a boy to compose music for the same ode; and did it at once. – A Second Book of Operas by Henry Edward Krehbiel
  11. So did John Farrell, the author of the truly remarkable " Jubilee Ode" of 1897 and of a collection of poems which include the well known " How He Died." – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  12. Again I felt that hurt which hearing the ode had given me, but I now knew how I was going to take it, and where we were presently coming out; and I knew she didn't mean quite all that- didn't mean it every day, at least- and that my speech had driven her to saying it. – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister
  13. I do not mean the famous ode." – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  14. The noblest or the most perfect of English elegies leaves, as a sort of savour after the reading of it, no terror at all nor even too much regret, but the landscape of England at evening, when the smoke of the cottages mixes with autumn vapours among the elms; and even that gloomy modern Ode to the West Wind, unfinished and touched with despair, though it will speak of- ... – On Nothing & Kindred Subjects by Hilaire Belloc
  15. The task having taught him something of verse- making, he composed an ode, which he sent by post to his mistress. – The Aspirations of Jean Servien by Anatole France
  16. I cherish the fancy that Port speaks the sentences of wisdom, Burgundy sings the inspired Ode. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith