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heaven

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an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll

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a musical composition that evokes rural life

a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life

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(4) In addition to her journalism, under the pseudonym Glyndon she edited and published a book of biographies of the elected members of the House of Representatives in 1862, and in early 1864 she published her first book of poetry, Idyls of Battle and Poems of the Rebellion, possibly the first volume of poetry to appear about the Civil War.
The headline, however, refers to only one of them, as it urges readers, in large capital letters, to "WELCOME THE AUTHOR OF THE 'SOUTH SEA IDYLS'" The caption below the image reads "Two distinguished Americans who were honored guests last night at a dinner given by the Bohemian Club as a tribute to one of its founders, who returns to California to live again among the friends and scenes of his early manhood" (1).
Inside, The Idyls, Telegramme, LP45 and The October Game, from London, will play.
One piece was Edward MacDowell's "Indian Idyl" from New England Idyls, Op.
Besides examining male gazes at exotic maidens, he also reads homoerotic subtexts--influenced by Polynesian conceptions of gender roles --in Charles Warren Stoddard's South Sea Idyls (1873) and films including Robert Flaherty's Tabu (1931).
Mekas's "The Idyls of Semeniskiai" notes that Mekas's poetry has elements similar to those contained in the well-known Lithuanian poets Donelaitis, Baranauskas, and Maironis.
Gardner, Quaker Idyls (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1884), also document changes in Quaker clothing from the perspective of a late nineteenth-century Quaker woman.
His choice of shorter later poems is sound, though I am disappointed not to find the beautiful 'Pan and Luna', a neglected masterpiece, and to print only the inferior 'Tray' from the fine collection 'Dramatic Idyls' is perverse.
The form and subject-matter of "The River-Merchant's Wife: a Letter," for example, has its cognates in European literary traditions too: especially in some of Browning's poems such as "Men and Women" which, Pound believes, belong to the tradition of Ovid's "Heroides" and Theocritus' idyls, while the special feature of Li Po's poem is its grace and simplicity.(35) The "simplicity" and beauty of this poem (both the original Chinese poem and Pound's version of it) consist chiefly in the convincing speaking voice of the persona, yet full of emotional maturity and sophistication.
Browning, Dramatic Idyls (second series); women admitted for degrees at the University of London
Meanwhile, Piatt published many books of verse, including Poems in Sunshine and Firelight (1866), Western Windows and Other Poems (1869), Idyls and Lyrics of the Ohio Valley (1881), and Odes in Ohio and Other Poems (1897).
Though based on the idyls of Theocritus, the Bucolics are sophisticated tours de force and subtle allegories of contemporary events and persons.
(16) Robert Browning, "The Agamemnon of Aeschylus," "La Saisiaz and The Two Poets of Croisic," and "Dramatic Idyls, first series," in The Complete Works of Robert Browning, ed.
Doors open at the Golden Cross at 2pm and bands playing upstairs include The Floss McEntrye, Orius, The Satin Dolls, Russian Gun Dogs, The Escape, Tmart & The Raiders, The Idyls, Idle Hollow, Dirty Laws, Mommas in the Kitchen, Shadowplay, The Lights, Young Offender and The United Kingdom of America.