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bucolic

a pastoral poem, often in the form of a dialogue
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Profiling major Alexandrian poets, she covers the canon of truth: Posidippus of Pella, the bucolic imagination: Theocritus of Syracuse, beyond the reach of envy: Callimachus of Cyrene, and destiny's voyage: Apollonius of Rhodes.
But there is a darker side to this seemingly bucolic idyll, says Martin Michalon - a researcher into the impact of development on the lake - as farmers race to produce higher yields, pesticides and fertilisers slowly poison the water.
He left a body of literature that spanned decadesmemories of a tranquil childhood lived in the bucolic Bukovynian countryside, harrowing years of survival during the Holocaust, and the struggle to adapt to and build a new life in the newly founded State of Israel.
Marine combat veteran opened fire in a Los Angeles area bar packed with line-dancing college students, killing 12 people in a mass shooting that stunned a bucolic Southern California community with a reputation for safety, Reuters reports.
Located at 34-73 Ramapo Valley Road, the property consists of almost 400,000 s/f of office and warehouse buildings on a bucolic site that straddles the Masonicus Brook near the Mahwah River.
When the richest man in Oakham - a late 15th century Somerset village - is swept away in the river one Shrovetide morning, it falls to bucolic priest John Reve to investigate his disappearance.
THE WESTERN WILD by Samantha Harvey JONATHAN CAPE, PS16.99, EBOOK PS9.99 HHHH H WHEN the richest man in Oakham - a vividly imagined, late 15th century Somerset village - is swept away in the river one morning, it falls to bucolic priest John Reve to investigate his disappearance.
Thematic concerns in the book include environmental degradation, the question of identity, the future of pastoralism and moral issues regarding children.The journalist who is based in Transmara says that he categorises his writing as a bucolic which he has greatly borrowed from the famous idylls written by a Greek poet Theocritus who was the creator of ancient Greek bucolic poetry.
Some critics have been rather snotty about this, but the British public clearly relate more to modern art than bucolic 19th century oil paintings.
This self-sufficient estate is being run by a skeleton crew - the war has occupied everyone else's attention and time - and an army regiment is staying there under bucolic conditions until a soldier falls to his death.
The bucolic rice fields of Bulacan and its pretty women, have been immortalized in many of Fernando Amorsolo's early works.
Illustrator Valeria Cis will charm both young readers and grown-ups with her bucolic pictures and folk-art style.