\θˈɔːvə͡ld ˈɛɹɪksən], \θˈɔːvə‍ld ˈɛɹɪksən], \θ_ˈɔː_v_əl_d ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ_k_s_ə_n]\


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1894 - Dictionary of United States history
By John Franklin Jameson

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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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