To use the imagery in the Palinode
, it is not enough to focus on the charioteer; the horses too must be engaged appropriately.
But if we cannot know the value of erotic experience, Socrates' palinode
will try to demonstrate that we can be persuaded that erotic engagement offers us the best chance to live a life in which we can discover and realize our nature.
1, is the so-called palinode
that Filelfo wrote to Cosimo, probably in about 1444.
This uncertainty is exemplified in Stesichorus's palinode
and in the story of Helen's eidolon as developed by Euripides' Helen (13-15).
is a recantation or retraction of a previous position, and in Prosser's terms it becomes a ritual of impossible contrition.
But then the palinode
of the last line, which, as so often in Millay, surprises through its down-to-earth--almost throwaway--quality that sneaks up on the reader: "And lust is there" perhaps less than admirable, but also "nights not spent alone," a small victory over loneliness.
Thus God, Locke, and Equality represents a palinode
Socrates avers that he will now compose his own Palinode
to avoid being
Not only does the Elegy's sustained adaptation of Richard II read better as palinode
than as a second author's fusion of assault and homage, but the King's Men playwright John Ford evidently read the passage this way.
19) Sarah Sturm-Maddox points to the resonance of the petrose in Purgatory in her article "The Rime Petrose and the Purgatorial Palinode
He argues that Socrates' speech in the palinode
'is put forward as an example of playfully misleading rhetoric, and the main point on which it misleads us is precisely in treating philosophy as a bona fide form of madness'.
30 York Amazing Beauty won a Dundalk maiden from the front last month when beating the 92-rated Palinode
by threequarters of a length.