elegiac stanza quotes

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Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to comm ...
The language of the game is interesting. You can think of the pauses as caesuras, breaks between the lines. As a poem the game is ...
Beauty is lyrical. Ugliness is elegiac.
A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza;--read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.
In middle life each man wrote a long elegiac work centering on the death of someone very near his heart: Tennyson's In Memoriam su ...
Firmness yclept in heroes, kings and seamen,
That is, when they succeed; but greatly blamed
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The moving finger writes; and having writ,
Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit
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With earth's first clay they did the last man knead,
There of the last harvest sowed the seed,
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And as long as this is not part of you,
This die and become,
You are but a somber guest
On this dark earth.
Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife,
Their sober wishes never learned to stray;
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