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noun German Duineser Elegien ,
a collection of ten poems (1923) by Rainer Maria Rilke.
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Seen beside the two luminescent elegies, the rest of the essays in the collection appear in long shadows.Roughing It With Jonathan Franzen’s ‘Farther Away’|Chris Wallace|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The elegies upon his death were numerous, as well as those in praise of the regiment itself.Studies in Folk-Song and Popular Poetry|Alfred M. Williams
The Elegies have never before been published as here, together in the cyclical form of their original conception.
Modern editors of what they call the "Roman Elegies" bring abundant annotation, and often detail Goethe's own emendations.
It is no mournful solemnity, with dirges and elegies for one about to die; but a Feast—a strange way of celebrating a death.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew|John Monro Gibson
Immediately following the Queens death, there were published a whole host of monodies, elegies, and ballads in her praise.The History of the Catnach Press|Charles Hindley