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1. A lyric poem of some length, usually of a serious or meditative nature and having an elevated style and formal stanzaic structure.
a. A choric song of classical Greece, often accompanied by a dance and performed at a public festival or as part of a drama.
b. A classical Greek poem modeled on the choric ode and usually having a three-part structure consisting of a strophe, an antistrophe, and an epode.

[French, choric song, from Old French, from Late Latin ōdē, ōda, from Greek aoidē, ōidē, song; see wed- in Indo-European roots.]

od′ic (ō′dĭk) adj.
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I had a theory that the gravitation of refraction, being subsidiary to atmospheric compensation, the refrangibility of the earth's surface would emphasize this effect in regions where great mountain ranges occur, and possibly so even-handed impact the odic and idyllic forces together, the one upon the other, as to prevent the moon from rising higher than 12,200 feet above sea-level.
Chenier also raises his gloomy elegiac head in odic defiance of the usurper.
modernism have far eclipsed those of the odic or encomiastic, to the
The fact that any response to odic invocation would be an expressive violation of the genre's mimetic codes of reading means that apostrophes to flowers or to space or to the hum of mighty products or to teeming cities or to the race of the future or to beauty or to sarcasms or to Democracy or to lips or to you (that is, to the figures of address in "Apostroph") are not best understood in the metaphorical vocabulary of the "as if." In the ode's epistemology, we don't need an "as if" because we know that the poet is not speaking and we know that we are not supposed to talk back.
Ur, simolore il mosserempos dolorum ide opta coneste molenis sus et, volupidebis enis post ut untist, est eat odic torita andita nonsecti vel inihict enihil ipsus voluptatur?
The rule also stipulates extensive record keeping requirements, requiring manufacturers and importers maintain for five years numerous documents including: a Children's Product Certificate for each product; records of each third party certification test (for each manufacturing site); descriptions of all material changes in product design, manufacturing process, component part sourcing; test values and certification test runs; undue influence procedures and peri odic or production testing plans and results.
In turning, for example, to Lanier's long 1876 Psalm of the West, a poem written, like the "Centennial Meditation," to celebrate the first one hundred years of the United States, one is struck by the proliferation of metrical forms across Lanier's many pages, from the free verse, odic opening stanzas to the ballad-like sestets and sonnets, along with much else, that follow.
The long poem, by contrast, is a more expansive structure but utilizes the odic invocations, a technique identifiable in the classical epics of Hesiod and Homer.
(37-38) Those odic apostrophes, however, originate not in Larkin's vision of the moon but rather in the illusion that nature involves itself in the course of human affairs.