He has himself overstepped the measure, and made it quite ovidian.
But there is often a sort of ovidian point in the diction which seems misplaced.
They are not, however, a perpetual and uniform tissue of ovidian phraseology.
Except for some ovidian Epistles, which he is said to have published as early as 1620, Malleville's own poems were posthumous.
We have lived to see beauty in the form of a cow—a natural, modern, milch cow, and no descendant from any ovidian metamorphosis.
The brook is the ovidian Almo, whose name and qualities are lost in the modern Aquataccio.
The nursery has never before or since been celebrated with such exuberance of fancy—and in the purest ovidian elegiacs!
It affords fine scope for poetic landscape; it suggests metamorphoses of the ovidian kind, though reversed.
The first of these belongs to the class of ovidian myths already noticed in such works as Lorenzo's Ambra.
He has metamorphosed our Apollo into a “Tom-tit;” but the ovidian warmth, however ludicrous, will not now admit of a narrative.
Publius Ovidius Nasso, Roman poet (43 B.C.E.-17 C.E.). Related: Ovidian.
An ancient Roman poet; author of the Metamorphoses and The Art of Love.