Archilochus



flourished c650 b.c, Greek poet.
Historical Examples

You don’t like partridge, Archilochus, or porridge, or what not?
Roundabout Papers William Makepeace Thackeray

I don’t care a fig whether Archilochus likes the papers or no.
Roundabout Papers William Makepeace Thackeray

The gnomic verses of Theognis were certainly sung; so were the satires of Archilochus and the romantic reveries of Mimnermus.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 2 Various

His anger did not arm him, like Archilochus, with lyrical vengeance.
The Revolt of the Angels Anatole France

Aristotle quoted without question a judgment that placed her in the same rank as Homer and Archilochus.
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) John Addington Symonds

And Archilochus also mentions the cherambe: and Ibycus mentions the periwinkle.
The Deipnosophists, or Banquet of the Learned of Athenus Athenus

Hermippus also appears to have written scurrilous iambic poems after the manner of Archilochus.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3 Various

To this island Archilochus himself, hard pressed by poverty, afterwards removed.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various

His satires were esteemed almost as pungent as those of Archilochus.
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) John Addington Symonds

I have done my best with this extraordinary expression, of which Elmsley quotes another example from Archilochus Fragm.
The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I. Euripides

noun
7th century bc, Greek poet of Paros, notable for using his own experience as subject matter

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