Practical Guide to English Versification With a Compendious Dictionary of Rhymes, an Examination of Classical Measures, and Comments Upon Burlesque and Comic Verse, Vers de Société, and Song-writing
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Practical Guide to English Versification With a Compendious Dictionary of Rhymes, an Examination of Classical Measures, and Comments Upon Burlesque and Comic Verse, Vers de Société, and Song-writing

By Tom Hood
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Table of Contents
  • PRACTICAL GUIDE TO English Versification.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • CHAPTER I. VERSE GENERALLY.
  • CHAPTER II. CLASSIC VERSIFICATION.
  • CHAPTER III. GUIDES AND HANDBOOKS.
  • CHAPTER IV. OF FEET AND CÆSURA.
  • CHAPTER V. METRE AND RHYTHM.
  • CHAPTER VI. OF RHYME.
  • CHAPTER VII. OF FIGURES.
  • CHAPTER VIII. OF BURLESQUE AND COMIC VERSE, AND VERS DE SOCIÉTÉ.
  • CHAPTER IX. OF SONG-WRITING.
    • DICTIONARY OF RHYMES.
  • APPENDIX[19]
  • Rules for Making English Verse.
  • CHAPTER I.
  • CHAPTER II.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • Section I.—Of the poems composed in couplets.
    • Section II.—Of the poems composed in stanzas; and first, of the stanzas consisting of three and of four verses.
    • Section III.—Of the stanzas of six verses.
    • Section IV.—Of the stanzas of eight verses.
    • Section V.—Of the stanzas of ten and twelve verses.
    • Section VI.—Of the stanzas that consist of an odd
    • Section VII.—Of Pindaric odes, and poems in blank verse.
  • FOOTNOTES:
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