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Definition of Epode

  • The after song; the part of a lyric ode which follows the strophe and antistrophe, -- the ancient ode being divided into strophe, antistrophe, and epode.
  • A species of lyric poem, invented by Archilochus, in which a longer verse is followed by a shorter one; as, the Epodes of Horace. It does not include the elegiac distich.

How to use epode in a sentence. Epode pronunciation.

Of the three parts of the ode, the _strophe_, the _antistrophe_, and the _epode_, each was to be sung at a particular part of the procession.
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When the first course was taken off, the females melodiously sung us an epode in the praise of the sacrosanct decretals; and then the second course being served up, Homenas, joyful and cheery, said to one of the she-butlers, Light here, Clerica.
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THE BOOK OF THE EPODES OF HORACE.
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THE FIFTH, EPODE THE SECOND.
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BOOK THE FIFTH, EPODE THE FIFTEENTH.
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This temple is to me like some grand epode, and the poet who composed it conceived it not in feeble words but formed it out of almost immovable masses.
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Nor can the earlier "Epode," beginning "Not to know vice at all," be matchedin stately gravity and gnomic wisdom in its own wise and stately age.
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These have first a strophe of undetermined length, then an antistrophe identical in structure with the strophe, and then an epode, different in structure from the strophe and antistrophe.
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The second strophe and second antistrophe are identical metrically with the first, the second epode with the first epode; and so on.
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EPODE, the third (sixth, ninth) stanza of a Pindaric ode, 131.
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Epode 53 The Apostacy of One, and but One Lady 54 Amyntor from beyond the Sea to Alexis.
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After the rendition of Oxford garrison, in 1646, he formed a regiment for the service of the French king, was colonel of it, and wounded at Dunkirk;<2.8> and in 1648, returning into England, he, with Dudley Posthumus before mentioned, then a captain under him, were both committed prisoners to Peter House,<2.9> in London, where he framed his poems for the press, entitled, LUCASTA: EPODES, ODES, SONNETS, SONGS, &c., Lond.
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LUCASTA: Epodes, Odes, Sonnets, Songs, &c.
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His stanzas are too long, especially his epodes; the ode is finished before the ear has learned its measures, and consequently before it can receive pleasure from their consonance and recurrence.
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By the advocates of the W sound of the V much stress is laid upon the fact that the poets occasionally change the consonant into the vowel U, and _vice versa_; as Horace, Epode VIII.
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Aye, and besides, my friends who'd have me chant Are not agreed upon the thing they want: You like an ode; for epodes others cry, While some love satire spiced and seasoned high.
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Examples of Epode

Example #1
The analogy between this chanting of an ode by the ancients and the recitation of a passage of Scripture in the masonic circumambulation, will be at once apparent.
Example #2
It will be observed that this circumambulation around the altar was accompanied by the singing or chanting of a sacred ode.
Example #3
Incontinently turning about, he came straight towards me to throw me quite into the fire, and to that effect had already cut the ropes wherewith my hands were tied, and was undoing the cords from off my feet, when the master of the house hearing him cry Fire, and smelling the smoke from the very street where he was walking with some other Bashaws and Mustaphas, ran with all the speed he had to save what he could, and to carry away his jewels.
Example #4
Then suddenly getting up, and in a great amazement running to the window, he cried out to the streets as high as he could, Dal baroth, dal baroth, dal baroth, which is as much to say as Fire, fire, fire.
Example #5
Thou wilt go, my friend Maecenas, with Liburian galleys among the towering forts of ships, ready at thine own [hazard] to undergo any of Caesar's dangers.
Example #6
And let us, both on common and festal days, amid the gifts of joyous Bacchus, together with our wives and families, having first duly invoked the gods, celebrate, after the manner of our ancestors, with songs accompanied with Lydian pipes, our late valiant commanders: and Troy, and Anchises, and the offspring of benign Venus.