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" The spirit of parody and burlesque, which is a general trait of the Aristophanic drama, here displays itself most freely and amusingly. Even the solemn genius of Pindar does not escape entirely the poet's whimsical perversions. The dithyrambic poets in... "
The Birds of Aristophanes - Page i
by Aristophanes - 1864 - 236 pages
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The Birds of Aristophanes, with notes by C.C. Felton

Aristophanes - 1849
...material points of the comedy of Aristophanes sufficiently clear. The playful satire of the Birds is more comprehensive and genial than that of any other of...the poet's whimsical perversions. The dithyrambic poets in general are unsparingly ridiculed ; the philosophers and men of science are not allowed to...
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Eclogæ Aristophanicæ, selections from The clouds (The birds) with ..., Part 2

Aristophanes - 1852
...material points of the comedy of Aristophanes sufficiently clear. The playful satire of the Birds is more comprehensive and genial than that of any other of...parody and burlesque, which is a general trait of the Aristophauic drama, here displays itself most freely and amusingly. Even the solemn genius of Pindar...
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A German Reader for Beginners

Bernard Rölker - German language - 1854 - 288 pages
...illustrate the political illusion*, and the application of judicial expressions, in the course of the piece The satire of the birds is more playful, comprehensive...of parody and burlesque, which is a general trait in the Aristophanic drama, here displays itaelf most freely and amusingly. " The dithyrambic poets...
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The Birds: With Notes, and a Metrical Table

Aristophanes - 1861
...made at random, but that, in every instance, they were chosen with a special meaning, and to effect a particular purpose, in point of art. In considering...the poet's whimsical perversions. The dithyrambic poets in general are unsparingly ridiculed ; the philosophers and men of science are not allowed to...
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The Works of Horace, with English Notes

Horace - 1869 - 588 pages
...and the application of judicial expressions, in the course of the piece The satire of the birds la more playful, comprehensive and genial than that of...of parody and burlesque, which is a general trait in the Aristophanic drama, here displays iteelf most freely and amusingly. " The dithyrambic poets...
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Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb

William Watson Goodwin - Greek language - 1870 - 264 pages
...illustrate the political illusions, and the application of judicial expressions, in the course of the piece The satire of the birds is more playful, comprehensive...of parody and burlesque, which is a general trait in the Aristophanic drama, here displays itself most freely and amusingly. " The dithyrambic poets...
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Ancient Greece, from the Earliest Times Down to the Death of Alexander

Robert F. Pennell - Greece - 1874 - 126 pages
...application of judicial expressions, in the course of the piece The satire of the birds is more playl'ul, comprehensive and genial than that of any other of...of parody and burlesque, which is a general trait in the Aristophanic drama, here displays itself most freely and amusingly. M The dithyrambic poets...
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Juvenalis Satirae notes

Juvenal - 1875 - 252 pages
...expresstons, tn the course of the ptece The satire of the btrds ts more playful, comprehenstve and gental than that of any other of the poet's comedies. The spirit of parody and burlesque, whtch ts a general trait tn the Artstophanic drama, here displays ttself most freely and amustngly....
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