If it proves anything, it proves that Cynaethus, who was a Chian and a rhapsodist, made no claim to Homeric descent.
And Emerson, though in a different way from Nietzsche's, was also a rhapsodist.
This is not the joy of the fanatic or of the fakir or of the rhapsodist.
Almost without exaggeration, he may be said to see what the rhapsodist in Volney saw.
But James Hardy Vaux, despite his eloquent bid for fame, has not found his rhapsodist.
It was entitled "The rhapsodist," and was continued through several numbers of the magazine.
We do not need, then, the theory of a rhapsodist's interpolation, but it is quite plausible in itself.
As for "the iron age," no "rhapsodist" introduces so much as one iron spear point.
Liszt, that Hungarian rhapsodist in amours, was he not also an abbé?
All fire and flame at that time for Nietzsche, I did not realise that the poet and rhapsodist had forerunners.