He talks of assonance and color, of stress and pause and accent, and bewilders me with his theories.
"Ballads of a Bohemian" by Robert W. Service
Assonance frequently takes the place of rhyme, and a word often rhymes with itself.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3" by Various
It should be noted that this poem has assonance of the odd and of the even lines.
"Modern Spanish Lyrics" by Various
In this unrhymed poem, assonance is very carefully avoided.
"Frédéric Mistral" by Charles Alfred Downer
The study is interesting, with its talk of alliteration and transverse alliteration, antithesis, climax, and assonance.
"The Bibliotaph" by Leon H. Vincent
The assonance is even more striking.
"The Principles of English Versification" by Paull Franklin Baum
Each is ten lines long, and while the first rhymes throughout, the second has only a very imperfect assonance.
"The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory" by George Saintsbury
Assonances jar me, even two terminations "tion" near together.
"From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life" by Captain A. T. Mahan
His own language was Hungarian, that tongue of tender and royal assonances, but Zora had never heard it.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
The rhyming is a little uneven, and in one case assonance is made to answer for true rhyme.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft