Saturday, June 15, 2013
Definitions for palinode
- a poem in which the poet retracts something said in an earlier poem.
- a recantation.
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Citations for palinode
He writes albas for both sexes, and in the Sonnets repents of his love poetry, writing his palinode, in true medieval fashion.
"I shall trim their jackets for them, Mrs. Dods, if you can but bring tight evidence of the facts — I will soon bring them to fine and palinode — I will make them repent meddling with your good name."