verse form


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n verse form a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
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In literature:

When put in their proper places they will form a verse by Tennyson.
"Little Folks (November 1884)" by Various
Always name the verse form and write the verse scheme.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
The bonds and shackles of regular verse-form Whitman threw off.
"Whitman" by John Burroughs
There are many little plays written to-day in the form of verse, all lovely, poetic in feeling and style, and many of them of great charm.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
Both prose and verse forms of it are contained in LL.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
As may be expected, a great proportion of the literature is in verse, and most of that is in dramatic form.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. VIII" by Various
But now his verse was clear in thought and delicate in form.
"The Trembling of the Veil" by William Butler Yeats
In the sixth verse the writer repeats the thought under a varied form, and it is evident that it rules the whole.
"Misread Passage of Scriptures" by J. Baldwin Brown
I have put it into verse in the form of a ballad.
"Tales of the Wonder Club" by M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
He was well versed in the different forms of government, international law and the routine of legislation.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson

In poetry:

Read where, unheeded, outcasts groan,
And waits Rebellion's form:
These verses voice an undertone-
The prelude to a storm?
"A Keynote [Extract]" by Bernard O Dowd
Such was a lively Tuscan boy,
Who lived the youthful Tasso's friend,
Friendship and verse his early joy,
And music, form'd with love to blend.
"The Stag" by William Hayley
( * * * I do not believe a single modern English
poet is living to-day on the current proceeds of his
verse.--From "Literary Taste and How to Form it,"
by Arnold Bennett.)
"Poesy's Guerdon" by Franklin Pierce Adams
She bids the flattering mirror, form'd to please,
Now blast my hope, now vindicate despair;
Bids my fond verse the lovesick parley cease,
Accuse my rigid fate, acquit my fair.
"Elegy XVII. He Indulges the Suggestions of Spleen.-- An Elegy to the Winds" by William Shenstone
Touchd with a sacred rage & heavnly flame,
I strive to sing thine universall aim,
To quit ye subject, & in lays sublime
The morall fitt for any point of time:
Then go my verses with applying strain
Go form a triumph not ascribd to men.
"Deborah" by Thomas Parnell
Never be cheated—never may you be!—
Into the cramp belief that poesy
Must of necessity in soul be one
With the mere form of verse if it but deftly run;
Or pour, as with a mill-wheel’s vigorous cheer,
A rhyming clatter hard upon the ear.
"The Nevers of Poetry" by Charles Harpur

In news:

Well, if they were well-versed in the form they might think of Hans Christian Andersen.
That the language of the Book of Mormon itself contains uniquely Hebraic verse forms and turns of phrase.

In science:

Obviously a form factor for the vertex or a transtakes place at k2 verse cut-off, |k⊥ | ≤ Λ (both Q2 independent), may be introduced yielding a finite result.
Pion Structure at High and Low Energies in Chiral Quark Models
This form is incorrect under the above given de finition of uni verse, since the expression “outside the universe ” makes no sense.
New remarks on the Cosmological Argument