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Besides the references to musical instruments employed in narrative context or as metaphors (and in this case also non-referential), we also find in the verses of Archilochus references to poetical terminology, two general and three more specific or "technical" terms: aoide (253) melos (120), iambus (215), dithyramb (120) and paean (121).
In fact, more random than you think: In another paean to the Apple aesthetic, Levy decided to turn his book into the equivalent of a printed shuffle play.
Downing, a human organ procurement specialist, writes a paean to his father, Thomas Downing, a show horse trainer who never left "the Saddlebred Kingdom of North Middletown, Kentucky," where he was born.
Lee's novel is beautifully written, a paean to a bygone era.
These words, and other refrains in this paean, come from selected lines in the Old Testament book of Ecclesiasticus, chapters 44-50.
The program includes Duato's Remansos (a revised version of the trio created in 1997) and Rassemblement, a moving paean to freedom inspired by Haitian singer/composer Toto Bissainthe.
To Anglicans who choose to discard the Book of Common Prayer, I would refer them to the paean in the front of the King James Bible.
The couple are keen cooks and had eagerly devoured Living and Eating, Pawson's evangelical paean to good food and the minimum lifestyle.
Lennon's paean to peace is in reality an invitation to death and he, Lennon, an architect of the culture of death.
For a libertarian to write a paean to the virtues of giving up the citizen's basic right to privacy in favor of the consumer's basic desire for convenience--to, in effect, embrace the excess, irrelevance, and triviality that Huxley warned about and which is inherent to any culture of consumption such as ours--makes me think that Huxley was right.
I switched on the national news, and they cut from another unctuous paean to Reagan to a story on the Laci Peterson trial and I actually heard myself mutter out loud, "Thank God.
The book seems Francocentric and, although the author declared the contributions of "the artist" to be irrelevant, he cannot resist inserting a paean to Vermeer (whose own religious belief is a matter of debate), as "perhaps the greatest artist of all time," in the chapter on the Protestant palette.