See Ausonius, Idyll 12.
Sun! THE BOUGH OF NONSENSE An Idyll Back from the Somme two Fusiliers Limped painfully home; the elder said, S. "Robert, I've lived three thousand years This Summer, and I'm nine parts dead.
The year 680-681 was spent in the receiving and sending out of embassies, alternating with the organising of small expeditions to chastise recusants, but to Mahomet himself there came besides the flower of an idyll, the frost of a grief.
For a third example of interest carefully carried forward, I turn to a recent Norwegian play, The Idyll, by Peter Egge.
"Cranford" is probably the direct progenitor of many latter-day books of the class to which the word "idyll" has been somewhat loosely applied.
It is, in short, an idyll of passion, adventure, and self-sacrifice.
I., page 384.] CONTENTS. IDYLL I. THE DEATH OF DAPHNIS IDYLL II.
THE SERENADE IDYLL IV.
THE HERDSMAN IDYLL V. THE BATTLE OF THE BARDS IDYLL VI.
THE DRAWN BATTLE IDYLL VII.
LOVE STEALING HONEY IDYLL XX. TOWN AND COUNTRY IDYLL XXI.
THE INFANT HERACLES IDYLL XXV. HERACLES THE LION SLAYER IDYLL XXVI.
THE DEATH OF ADONIS IDYLL XXXI.
Kids, Be steady, or your pranks will rouse the ram. IDYLL II.
The idyll of a middle-aged siren and a bald-headed father of a litter of children, with a paunch, with a paunch, with a paunch!
SEE Dyer, Walter A. DYER, WALTER A. All around Robin Hood's barn, a canine idyll.
An Alpine idyll; a yearbook of American literature.
The idyll of Miss Sarah Brown.
Tenth Street idyll.
It was a kind of idyll, you might say.
See Theocritus, Idyll XVII.
It was a love-idyll such as delighted the romantic heart of Paris; and congratulations and presents poured on the young couple; "the very beggars in the streets," we are told, "blessing them as they drove by." "Happy is the wooing that is not long a-doing," and Milan's wooing was as brief as it was blissful.
Translated by Charles Wharton Stork The Old Weathercock: An Idyll.