Each time Emma Stone or Mila Kunis have a new movie coming out, a flurry of odes to their “coolness” hit the web.
Horace is the only one who celebrated a freedwoman in some of his odes.
The next production of his muse was the Sea-piece, in two odes.
But the inequality of equal lovers, sung in these odes with a Divine allusion, is a most familiar truth.
He never had seen anything like it, either in the odes or in the epistles of Horace.
A little later he imposed upon the first scholars of Italy by two odes in the manner of Anacreon.
Most odes have in them something of the nature of an apostrophe.
From this ode is struck out a digression on the nature of odes, and the comparative excellence of the ancients and moderns.
He wrote ballads and odes on familiar and patriotic subjects.
The preface to Joseph's odes of 1746 remains as a dated document, a manifesto, which admits of no question.
1580s, from Middle French ode (c.1500), from Late Latin ode "lyric song," from Greek oide, Attic contraction of aoide "song, ode;" related to aeidein (Attic aidein) "to sing;" aoidos (Attic oidos) "a singer, singing;" aude "voice, tone, sound," probably from a PIE *e-weid-, perhaps from root *wed- "to speak." In classical use, "a poem intended to be sung;" in modern use usually a rhymed lyric, often an address, usually dignified, rarely extending to 150 lines. Related: Odic.