Homerick

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Homerick (comparative more Homerick, superlative most Homerick)

  1. Obsolete spelling of Homeric.
    • 1852, Henry John Todd, “Preliminary Observations on Paradise Regained”, in The Poetical Works of John Milton. With Notes of Various Authors; and with some Account of the Life and Writings of Milton, Derived Principally from Original Documents in Her Majestys State-paper Office. [...] In Four Volumes, volume III, 5th edition, London: Rivingtons [et al.], OCLC 768086093, page xv:
      In the beginning of the Fourth Book the poet [John Milton] introduces an Homerick cluster of similes; which seems to mark an intention of bestowing more poetical decoration on the conclusion of the Poem, than on the preceding parts of it.