The Pindaric in which she thanks him, and which was printed March, 1689, proved the last poem she herself saw through the press.
There is evidence that Flatman contemplated one more Pindaric, but perhaps it was not written, and certainly not printed.
It may be worth noting, however, that none of his recorded comments on Pindaric verse antedate the publication of this ode.
The splendor of the most gorgeous butterfly does not endure with the faint hue of the hills that gives Athens its Pindaric name.
They are genuinely Pindaric, that is, with corresponding strophes, antistrophes and epodes.
It has no Pindaric involution, no Æschylean pompousness, no studied Sophoclean subtlety, no Euripidean concetti.
The poets who wrote Pindaric verse in his praise complained that their flights of sublimity were beyond his comprehension.
How could a poet have bewailed his loves or losses in the stately structure of the Pindaric ode?
He introduced the Pindaric ode into English, and wrote an epic poem on a biblical subject—the Davideis—now quite unreadable.
Haller was a good poet of the Pindaric kind; he was also an excellent statesman, and had rendered great services to his country.
1630s, pertaining to or in the style of Pindar, from Latin Pindaricus, from Greek Pindaros, Greek lyric poet (c.522-443 B.C.E.).