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odist

(ˈɒdɪst; ˈəʊdɪst)
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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who composes odes
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Noun1.odist - a poet who writes odes
poet - a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
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Don't melt, thaw, and resolve the elements, Keats's odist exhorts,
BACK in June, Marshside Road MethS odist Church in Southport held its annual garden party to raise money for the church.
8) The variety of poetic kinds and modes that Finch used is just one indication of the range of personae that she enlisted, including the Aesopian narrator, the satirist (despite Finch's claims to the contrary), the various Ardelias (often the pastoral poet or playful correspondent but also the poet of melancholy and victim of political oppression), the lyrist, the heroic and the mock-heroic writer, the elegist whose poems usually mourned both the dead and the condition of the state, the devotional poet, biblical paraphraser, and the odist who treated matters of spiritual and political significance (here I include "The Spleen" as such a poem as well as the more obvious examples, such as "All is Vanity" and "Upon the Hurricane").
In an explicit reply to Pascal's reflection on the "Disproportion of man, Patmore's odist returns from Pascal's twin abysses with a new sense of the beauty and value of "our royal-fair estate/Betwixt those deserts blank of small and great," the human middle station where "Wonder and beauty our own courtiers are.
John's in the Valley United Meth odist Church, who is himself going through a divorce, will lead a divorce support group at the church starting Sunday.
Paul Fry points to the interiorization taking place between the singer's reliance on the "grace"-bestowing Spirit in the first two stanzas and his burgeoning "Self-esteem" at the opening of stanza 4 as evidence of the "Satanic" overthrow of hymn by the originary voice of the Romantic odist ("Hymn" 36-37; Fry 9).
She was joined at St Mary The Virgin Meth- odist Church in the Oxfordshire town by Elvis Costello, Kiki Dee, Neil Tennant and Lionel Blair.
In a very beautiful verse, the Odist expresses the missionary spirit thus: