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by Polydore Vergil, William Alexander Hammond
A Satyre is a Poesy, rebuking vices sharply, not regarding any persons. There be two kinds of Satyres; the one, which was both among the Greeks and Romans, of antient time used, for the diversity of Meters much like a Comedy, saving that it ...
by Sir Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller
Ane Pleasant Satyre is a morality play, but it is also something more.
Sir David Lindsay of the Mount by Carol Edington
Clearly, Ane Satyre is an allegorical and not a mimetic drama, deriving its impact and strength from a lucid presentation of thematic material ...
Tudor England (2000)
An Encyclopedia by Arthur F Kinney, David W Swain, Eugene D Hill, William A Long
The volume also contains the first definition of satire in English and provides a comprehensive theoretical statement: “A Satyre is a tarte and carpyng kynd of verse. / An instrument to pynche the prankes of men” (sig. A3). Four etymologies of ...
From Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century by Howard D. Weinbrot
Its English translation as A Pleasant Satyre is that as well, but also exemplifies two other kinds of Menippean satires. It regularly annotates its translation with marginal comments. In its own term, it marginifies and Menippizes its source. That is ...
by Theresa Bane
Variations: Sea SATYR A creature from heraldic symbology, the chimerical satyre -fish is said to have the body of a fish, the head of a SATYR, and wings. Source: McCutcheon, Wordsworth Word Finder, ; ZellRavenheart, Wizard's Bestiary, ...
by Alan Hager, Book Builders LLC.
Lyndsay, David Lyndsay's long morality play Ane Pleasant Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis (1540) (Satire of the Three Estates) attacks political abuses and satirizes the practices of the church; it was so long it took an entire day to perform.
by Sir Leslie Stephen
with a new Satyre in defence of Common Law and Lawyers,' appeared ...
Including the Works of Foreigners Written In, Or Translated Into the English Language by Samuel Halkett, John Laing
A satyre against persecution. By the author of Azaria and Hushai. [ Samuel PoRdaGE.] London : 1682. Quarto. Pp. 8. b. t. 31.* [Bodl.] MEDALIST (the ).
A Milton Encyclopedia (1983)
by William Bridges Hunter
recalls the fourth line of the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales that in Satyre 4. 72 above, "vertue" is (however exceptionally in the seventeenth century ) to be stressed on the second syllable. And indeed stress in words of more than one ...
Lindsay's Satyre of the thrie Estaits is a morality, containing a mixture of real and allegorical characters, and cannot...
by David Scott Kastan
Satyre III remains the best known. Its revision of Juvenal's tenth satire into an Ignatian meditation on the correct use of “all the Soules devotion” as a “cure” for the absence of “true religion” in England is one of the finest achievements of the age.
by Abel Boyer
Une Satyre. Satyrical, A. Satyrique, mordant, piquant, médisant. Satyrically, Adv. Satyriquement, d'une maniere satyrique cr mordante. Satyrion, S. Satyrion, Herbe . Satyrist, S. Peete, ou Ecrivain satyrique. To satyrize, V. N. Satyriser, railler ...
by Samuel Halkett
SATYRE against seperatists, or, the conviction of chamber preachers, and other schismatickes contrary to the discipline of this Protestant profession. By A. C. Generosus [Peter Hausted]. [Madan's Oxf. Books, ii. 1636.] London, 1642 Doubtfully ...
SATYRE, sł'tèR'.] The Satyrs were fabulous beings, or demi-gods, associated with the worship of Bacchus, and supposed to have been the offspring of Mercury. They were represented as having a body like a mañ, with the legs ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1842)
Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
Lindsay's Satyre of the thrie Estaits is a morality, containing a mixture of real and allegorical characters, and cannot therefore be expected to exhibit a succession of very probable incidents. It however exhibits some curious germs of the ...
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