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" Its chief and universal characteristic was a very regular alliteration, so arranged that in every couplet there should be two principal words in the first line beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be the initial of the first word, on... "
Analecta Anglo-saxonica: Selections, in Prose and Verse, from the Anglo ... - Page 326
by Louis F. Klipstein - 1849
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An Essay on the State of Literature and Learning Under the Anglo-Saxons ...

Thomas Wright - 1839 - 130 pages
...discovered than Hicke» was aware of. line beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be the initial of the first word on which the stress...voice falls in the second line. The only approach to a metrical system yet discovered is that two risings and two fallings of the voice seem necessary...
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Gentleman's Magazine: And Historical Chronicle, Volume 167

1839 - 882 pages
...in the first line beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be the initial of the ßrtt word on which the stress of the voice falls in the second line. The only approach to a metrical system yet discovered, is that two risings and two fallings of the voice seem necessary...
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Anglo-Saxon period

Thomas Wright - 1842 - 600 pages
...discovered than Hickeg was aware of. line beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be the initial of the first word on which the stress...voice falls in the second line. The only approach to a metrical system yet discovered is that two risings and two fallings of the voice seem necessary...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 14; Volume 78

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1843 - 852 pages
...be two principal words in the first line, beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be the initial of the first word, on which the stress of the voice falls in the second line.' The effect of this is, on the whole, pleasing — as the reader will perceive on turning to the opening...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 173-174

1843 - 866 pages
...be two principal words in the first line beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be the initial of the first word on which the stress of the voice falls in the second line. There has as yet been discovered no system of foot measure in Anglo-Saxon verse ; but the common metre...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1843 - 746 pages
...be two principal words in the first line, beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be the initial of the first word, on which the stress of the voice falls in the second hue.' The effect of this is, on the whole, pleasing—as the reader will perceive on turning to the...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 692 pages
...should be two principal words in the line beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be y sweet companion, and my gentle peer, Why hast thou left me thus unkindly here, Thy end A few names of inferior note — Aldhelm, abbot of * Thorpe'« edition of Cirdnion, 1832. ANOI.O-SAXOX...
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The Columbian Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1845 - 638 pages
...be two principal words in the first line beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be the initial of the first word on which the stress of the voice falls in the second line. Th,s kind of poetry is mingled, after the thirteenth century with rhyme ; but in an irregular manner...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1850 - 710 pages
...should be two principal words in the line beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be HU > e` h K a f2犡]@`i K v- j|P ]$ v #E b (v <j AI .u Sw ƚ A few names of inferior note— Aldhelm, abbot of * Thorpe 'a edition of Cwlman, IKS. Malmsbury, Oolfrid,...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 594 pages
...be two principal words in the line beginning with the same letter, and that this letter must also be the initial of the first word on which the stress of the voice i'al is in the second line. A- few more names of inferior order, such as Aldhehn, Abbot of Malmsberry,...
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