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Origin of lyre
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lyreliar, lyre
Words nearby lyre
Example sentences from the Web for lyre
These pieces show Christov-Bakargiev wearing her Apollo hat and strumming the lyre too loudly.The Art Exhibition Documenta Contains Almost Too Much Good Art to Experience|Blake Gopnik|June 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We might conclude that the only thing of beauty that remains of him is the shape of his lyre in the stars.
Only head and lyre remained intact, floating down the River Hebrus from Thrace to the sea.
The fountain is a type of the living waters, and the lyre, of the influence of the Divine Orpheus.
Sometimes an Orpheus, to whose lyre the sheep seem to listen with pleased attention, takes the place of the Good Shepherd.
The poet's lyre has not many strings, and the strains of sadness, of pensive melancholy, are almost absent.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
There remain then the lyre and the cithara for use in our city; and for shepherds in the country a syrinx (pan's pipes).'
The scale of a lyre was usually the standard octave from Hypat to Nt: and that octave might be in any one key.