n. short poem of songlike; expressing deep personal emotion
Please enjoy such a lyric poetry.
Sentence in Classic:
I have read with much distaste his indelicate verses against old women and witches; nor do I see any merit in telling his friend Mæcenas that if he will but rank him in the choir of lyric poets, his lofty head shall touch the stars.
Once excited, he burst forth, a sort of mirth accentuated his enthusiasm, and he was at once both laughing and lyric.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Whenever there was a pause in the song she filled it with gasping broken sobs and then took up the lyric again in a quavering soprano.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context
The lyrical form is in fact the simplest verbal vesture of an instant of emotion, a rhythmical cry such as ages ago cheered on the man who pulled at the oar or dragged stones up a slope.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
It was what is said in the bower, a prelude to what will be said in the chamber; a lyrical effusion, strophe and sonnet intermingled, pleasing hyperboles of cooing, all the refinements of adoration arranged in a bouquet and exhaling a celestial perfume, an ineffable twitter of heart to heart.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
While the grandfather, in full lyrical effusion, was listening to himself, Cosette and Marius grew intoxicated as they gazed freely at each other.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context