English sonnet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n English sonnet a sonnet consisting three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg
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Usage

In literature:

Didn't Lang include your 'Kiss Endured' among the four supreme sonnets by women in the English language?
"The Sea-Wolf" by Jack London
CONSTABLE, HENRY, English poet, author of sonnets, 28 in number, under the title of "Diana" (1560-1612).
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
They have been chosen from among those sonnets which seemed most capable of being rendered into English.
"Emerson and Other Essays" by John Jay Chapman
You are falling into your old moony ways again, and sonneteering in plain English.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII, No. 28. July, 1873." by Various
His ecclesiastical sonnets compare favorably with any that have been written in English.
"English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History" by Henry Coppee
The sonnet of Gray to the memory of West is a beautiful effusion, and a model for English sonnets.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
English Sonnets, &c. 89.
"The Prose Works of William Wordsworth" by William Wordsworth
A LITTLE BOOK OF ENGLISH SONNETS.
"A Selection of Books published by Methuen and Co. Ltd., London, 36, Essex Street, W.C" by Anonymous
A LITTLE BOOK OF ENGLISH SONNETS.
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
A LITTLE BOOK OF ENGLISH SONNETS.
"Werwolves" by Elliott O'Donnell
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In news:

Follow the directions for rhyming, fill in the beats correctly with your own words, and you'll end up with a perfectly formed English sonnet.
Follow the directions for rhyming, fill in the beats correctly with your own words, and you'll end up with a perfectly formed English sonnet .
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