Origin of elegy
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH elegyelegy , eulogy
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When the qualifying window for Tokyo ended on June 29, several media outlets published articles that read like elegies on the competitive career of an athlete who embodied what is perhaps the greatest conundrum in contemporary sports.The Testosterone Debate Won’t End with Caster Semenya|mmirhashem|July 13, 2021|Outside Online
Instead, we see just flashes of the carnage and human toll as the song ascends into an elegy sung by Snyder favorite Allison Crowe.Why Isn’t Sean Spicer Mauled by Zombies in Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead?’|Melissa Leon|May 21, 2021|The Daily Beast
I hope this is not an elegy in the sense that what it represents is not lost but it could become an elegy.Legendary Documentarian Frederick Wiseman Shows Us How Berkeley Works|Nico Hines|November 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
White Nights By Fyodor Dostoyevsky White Nights is also an elegy to a love that never was.Book Bag: André Aciman’s Favorite Novellas of Unconsummated Loves|André Aciman|January 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Part ghost story, part noir, part elegy, Bag of Bones is a compelling read about loss and family.Remedial Reader: The Essential Stephen King Back List|Jessica Ferri|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was a species of brief elegy to the memory of Turenne, whom the French soldier still regarded as his tutelar genius.
The next day he composed a beautiful elegy upon “the sister of the prisoner.”My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
The principal classes of lyric poetry are the song, the ode, the elegy, and the sonnet.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
A 'byplay' bearing the same name follows an elegy upon the death of an only son.
Mopsus laments his death; Menalcas proclaims his divinity; the whole eclogue consisting of an elegy and an apotheosis.