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" Its chief and umversal characteristic was a very regular alliieration, 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 194
by Louis F. Klipstein - 1856
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The Southern Review, Volume 7

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - 1870 - 560 pages
...Alliteration. — This results from such an arrangement of the couplets, as that there shall be two or more principal words in the first line beginning with the...the stress of the voice falls in the second line. 2. Periphrasis. — Anglo-Saxon poetry abounds in periphrastic expressions. Thus, of the nine following...
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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1868 - 550 pages
...every couplet there should'be two principal words in the first line beginning with the same lartter, which letter must also be the initial of the first...system yet discovered is, that two risings and two I fallings of the voice seem necessary to each perfect line. Two distinct measures are met with, a...
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A Manual of Anglo-Saxon for Beginners: Comprising a Grammar, Reader, and ...

Samuel Moore Shute - 1869 - 238 pages
...Alliteration. — This resulted from such an arrangemsnt of the couplets as that there should be two or more principal words in the first line beginning with the...the stress of the voice falls in the second line. We present here a few lines from Cddmon, with the initial letters of the words out of which the alliteration...
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The Quiver: An Illustrated Magazine for Sunday and General Reading

1875 - 948 pages
...every couplet there should be two principal words in the line beginning with the samo letter, wkicu letter must also be the initial of the first word...the stress of the voice falls in the second line. It is necessary to remember this in reading Anglo-Saxon poetry, or versions of it which aim at reproducing...
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Geschichte des Drama's. [With] Register-band, bearb. von T. Ebner, Volume 12

Julius Leopold Klein - 1876 - 776 pages
...vielleicht älteste 2) angelsächsische Denkmal, tief, freudenlos, unser herr der geister warten. 1) — so arranged that, in every couplet, there should be...the stress of the voice falls in the second line. (Wright aa 0. p. 7.) Dio Alliteration, ein Hülfsmittel für's Gedächtuiss, fand zu diesem Zwecke...
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Geschichte des Drama's: -2. Bd. Das griechische und römische Drama. Bd. 1 ...

Julius Leopold Klein - 1876 - 778 pages
...every couplet, there should be two priucipal words in the first line bcginning with thc saiuo lettcr, which letter must also be the initial of the first word on which the stress of tbe vuice falls in the second line. (Wright aa 0. p. 7.) Die Alliteration, ein Hülfsmittel fur's Gedächtniss,...
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Geschichte des Drama's: -13. Bd. Das englische Drama. 1876

Julius Leopold Klein - 1876 - 778 pages
...words in the flrst line beginning with the same letter, which letter must also be the initial of tho first word on which the stress of the voice falls in the second line. (Wright aa O. p. 7.) Die Alliteration, ein Hülfsmittel für 's Gedächtniss, fand zu diesem Zwecke...
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An Introduction to the Study of English Literature;: Comprising ...

Henry Noble Day - 1877 - 564 pages
...should be two principal words In the first line beginning with the same letter, which letter muat alao be the initial of the first word on which the stress of the voice faHs in the ncond line. There has, as yet, been discovered no system of foot-measure in AngloSaxon...
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Advanced English grammar

English grammar - 1880 - 168 pages
...that of many modern languages. Its chief and universal characteristic was a very regular alliteration, so arranged that in every couplet there should be...the stress of the voice falls in the second line. King Alfred was the chief writer of Anglo-Saxon prose, whose works remain. His principal writings were...
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The Vision and Creed of Piers Ploughman: Ed., from a Contemporary ..., Volume 1

William Langland - 1887 - 338 pages
...characteristic was a very regular alliteration, so arranged that, in every couplet, there should he two principal words in the first line beginning with...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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