Cohen is still our elegist for the ages, even when his song spanned several cultural moments.
Yet the idea of the elegist is that the prophets who might be still seen at the site of the city were deprived of visions.
The fashion demanded that the elegist be learned in Greek mythology.
This is not the first occasion on which the elegist has shown his faith in the efficacy of prayer.
Among this group was Bouilhet, the elegist, the poet of moonlight and ruins.
Sincere as is the lament of the elegist over the fate of his people, a subtle thread of irony seems to run through his language.
Like the muezzin on his minaret, the elegist calls to prayer.
The elegist declares that the reason why God's mercies are not consumed is that his compassions do not fail.
God is always in the thoughts of the elegist, and that is why He is not named.
Moreover, the elegist supplies an explanation that sets all conjectures at rest.