prefix served as an ornament of oratory.
Three of the accented syllables, generally two in the first half and one in the second half of the line, were alliterative.
Layamon wrote his Brut more than a hundred years after the coming of the Normans, and although his poem is in the main alliterative, sometimes he has rhyming lines such as "mochel dal heo iwesten: mid harmen pen mesten," that is:--
Laghamon was a humble parish priest in Worcestershire, and his thirty-two thousand half-lines, in which he imperfectly follows the Anglo-Saxon alliterative meter, are rather crude; though they are by no means dull, rather are often strong with the old-time Anglo-Saxon fighting spirit.
The meter, also, is interesting--the Anglo-Saxon unrimed alliterative verse, but divided into long stanzas of irregular length, each ending in a 'bob' of five short riming lines.
Squeak, squeak, squeak, without a gesture, without a stir--the horrible squeaky burlesque of professional jealousy--this man of a sinister alliterative
nickname, this executioner of revolutionary verdicts, the terrifying N.
title was immediately tweeted throughout Twitterdom and continues to be featured in many stories that pose as "news.
As for the term "Costa Cetacea" being "too geeky" to describe this coast, I came up with far better descriptive, alliterative
phrases in 1993 when I dubbed Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park the "Cradle of the Seals" and "Domain of the Dolphin".
Despite the alliterative
name of the reality show, motels and inns also are eligible to apply.
But it is feasible that pickle was substituted for the sake of a more alliterative
Beowulf is an Old English epic poem consisting of 3182 alliterative
The whimsical, often alliterative
lyrics are an upbeat blend of storytelling and fast-paced ballad, and the lively music is brimming with celebration.