pastoral

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Synonyms for pastoral

Synonyms for pastoral

of or relating to the countryside

charmingly simple and carefree

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Synonyms for pastoral

a musical composition that evokes rural life

a letter from a pastor to the congregation

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a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)

relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle

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(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic

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The bucolics are the most characteristic and influential of Theocritus' works.
Though based on the idyls of Theocritus, the Bucolics are sophisticated tours de force and subtle allegories of contemporary events and persons.
The first bucolic portrays the anguish of a shepherd forced to leave his ancestral lands.
The fourth poem is perhaps the most famous bucolic of all.
The eighth bucolic contains two love elegies, in both of which the singers use magical refrains.