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Anacreontic Verse

Imitations of the 6th-century B.C.E. Greek poet Anacreon, who wrote about love and wine. T. Moore translated Anacreon's odes in 1800. Abraham Cowley adapted them in his Anacreontiques. Example: Robert Herrick's Anacreontic


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