Origin of eclogue
Examples from the Web for eclogue
In the third eclogue of Virgil we have two rivals and an umpire.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1|Alexander Pope
In 1780 he won a prize offered by the Academy for an eclogue.Modern Spanish Lyrics|Various
The first of these poems is a monologue 'entitled Cuddy,' modelled on the January eclogue.
From Petrarch onwards the eclogue was a kind of literature that much pleased the Italians.
In the first eclogue Rowland bewails, in the midst of spring, 'the winter of his grief.'
British Dictionary definitions for eclogue
Word Origin for eclogue
Word Origin and History for eclogue
"short poem," especially a pastoral dialogue, mid-15c., from Latin ecloga "selection, short poem, eclogue," from Greek ekloge "selection," from eklegein "to select" (see eclectic).