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Lyric

From the Greek, a song sung with a lyre. Now, commonly used to mean a song of no defined length or structure.

  I would be the Lyric
  Ever on the lip,
  Rather than the Epic
  Memory lets slip.
    —Thomas Bailey Aldrich[?]



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