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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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  1. An ancient Greek epic poem (or part of one) suitable for uninterrupted recitation.
  2. A random collection or medley; a miscellany or confused string of stories, words etc.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, vol. 1 p. 138:
      This concerneth not those mingle-mangles of many kinds of stuffe, or as the Grecians call them Rapsodies, that for such are published [...].
  3. An exalted or exaggeratedly enthusiastic expression of feeling in speech or writing.
  4. An instrumental composition of irregular form often incorporating improvisation.




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