There are numerous French and Latin letters, his Apologie, a promising fragment of comic prose narrative, and a large collection of occasional verses, odes, elegies, stanzas, &c.
There has also been preserved a collection of stanzas ascribed to his leading followers.
His poem is rather lyrical than narrative, which may account for some obscurities in the connexion of thought; but his alphabetic scheme proves that he designed twenty-two stanzas, not sixty-six detached couplets.
We thus get a broken series of eleven stanzas, beginning with the letters ti (verses 7, 8), 3 (9, 10), 1 (21, 22), (19, cf.
They include a lament of Garcia de Resende on the death of Ignez de Castro which probably inspired the inimitable stanzas dedicated to the same subject in The Lusiads, the Fingimento de Amores by Diogo Brandao, the Coplas of D.
Some few hymns contain stanzas of ten lines, each line with a break in the middle.
24 in the Bodleian) is an allegorical poem of the cours d'amour type, written in seven-lined Chaucerian stanzas and extending to 1379 lines.
Where the verses deal with thoseideas that are common to Christians and Buddhists, the versions are easily intelligible, and some of the stanzas appeal very strongly to the Western sense of religious beauty.
Had some one made a collection of about twenty isolated stanzas, chosen from these hymns, on each of about twenty subjects - such as Faith, Hope, Love, the Converted Man, Times of Trouble, Quiet Days, the Saviour, the Tree of Life, the Sweet Name, the Dove, the King, the Land of Peace, the Joy Unspeakable - we should have a Christian Dhammapada, and very precious such a collection would be.
The Falls of Princes alone comprises 7000 stanzas; and his authentic compositions reach the enormous total of 150,000 lines.
consist of stanzas of three such couplets each; chs.
34, 78, 103, 126, 146), in Eyrbyggia, Laxdcela, Egil's Saga (part only), Grettla (two and a half stanzas, cf.
Each of these hymns has eight four-line stanzas and is written in strict iambic tetrameter.
This is a long ballad of 67 four-line stanzas, part of which (including the Winkelried section) is found in the additions made between 1531 and 1545 to Etterlin's chronicle by H.
The Tell story is first found in a ballad the first nine stanzas of which (containing the story) were certainly written before 1 474.
It has the incidental interest of showing (especially in stanzas 62 and 63) the antipathy of the "Inglis-speaking Scot" to the "Scots-speaking Gael" of the west, as is also shown in Dunbar's Flyting with Kennedy.
The lines contain an equal number of syllables, and are arranged in stanzas of four lines each.
These follow a prescribed form, and consist of eight lines divided into two stanzas of four lines each, every line containing eight syllables.
Each poem contains twenty-two stanzas, corresponding to the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet; and each stanza begins with its proper letter.
Where the stanzas are full of the technical terms of the Buddhist system of self-culture and self-control, it is often impossible, without expansions that spoil the poetry, or learned notes that distract the attention, to convey the full sense of the original.
In Stanzas written in Dejection near Naples the two lines 4, 5, "The purple noon's transparent might, I The breath of the moist earth is light," were printed in the 1st edition, "` The purple noon's transparent light," owing to the homoeographon " might" "light."
Besides the works already enumerated, it contained the Sermones de motu gravium composed at Pisa between 1589 and 1591; his letters to his friends, with many of their replies, as well as several of the essays of his scientific opponents; his laudatory comments on the Orlando Furioso, and depreciatory notes on the Gerusalemme Liberata, some stanzas and sonnets of no great merit, together with the sketch of a comedy; finally, a reprint of Viviani's Life, with valuable notes and corrections.
At this point two stanzas may be quoted as well illustrating the poet's power of dramatic characterization: The king of the Burgundians he too bewailed his death: Then spake the dying hero: "Nay, now you waste your breath!
Here are brought together from ten to twenty stanzas on each of twenty-six selected points of Buddhist self-training or ethics.
Joao; in Patria he evoked in a series of dramatic scenes and lashed with satire the kings of the Braganza dynasty, and in Os Simples he interprets in sonorous stanzas the life of country-folk by the light of his powerful imagination and pantheistic tendencies.
The poem is set out in stanzas of regular length and a loosely iambic meter.
His Prithiraj Rasau, a poem of some aoo,000 stanzas, chronicling his master's deeds and the contemporary history of his part of India, is valuable not only as historical material but as the earliest monument of the Western Hindi language, and the first of the long series of bardic chronicles for which Rajputana is celebrated.
It is written in pure Baiswari or Eastern Hindi, in stanzas called chaupais, broken by dohas or couplets, with an occasional soratha and chhand - the latter a hurrying metre of many rhymes and alliterations.
And the collector has not thought it necessary to choose stanzas written in the same metre, or in the same number of lines.
The Palice of Honour, his earliest work, is a piece of the later type of dream-allegory, extending to over 2000 lines in ninelined stanzas.
The poem runs to over goo lines and is written in eight-lined stanzas.
James was the author of two poems, the Kingis Quair and Good Counsel (a short piece of three stanzas).
An internal connexion will now be apparent in all the stanzas.
In such a brief poem, the incident narrated in the two middle stanzas seems rather indulgent.
Between these bookends, as it were, we have the panoply of Elizabethan stanzas, lines, meters, and rhyme schemes.
The form of the poem is conventional: blank verse (unrhymed pentameters) stanzas, all of five lines.
purgatory of suicides, a political epic in ten books, written in Spenserian stanzas.
The quickness eventually seeped away in all three stanzas, with Durbach playing thoughtful strokes that inevitably gave him the edge.
Wind of ashes The early stanzas establish their breakneck speed through the device of their length.
stanzas of 4 lines each with a ballad like quality.
Why did you choose a pattern of four-line stanzas?
Poem has a formal structure in triplets (three-line stanzas ).
There are eight three line stanzas, each a mini poem - a linked series of Haikus.
Conscience is in four seven-lined stanzas.
The German story makes its appearance in the last stanzas of Wolfram von Eschenbach's Paazival, where it is related how Parzival's son, Loherangrin,' was sent from the castle of the Grail to the help of the young duchess of Brabant.
Gudrun is composed in stanzas similar to those of the Nibelungenlied, but with the essential difference that the last line of each stanza is identical with the others, and does not contain the extra accented syllable characteristic of the Nibelungen metre.
The division (often inept) of the text into chapters, the references to chapter and verse of a printed N.T., and sundry pious stanzas which interrupt the context, are due to a later editor, perhaps to the copyist of the existing text of 1782.
may have suffered more in transmission than those which precede it-even to the extent of losing the acrostic form (like some of the Psalms and Nahum i.), besides half of its stanzas.
This collection of twelve stories of notable wrecks which befell Portuguese ships between 1552 and 1604 contains that of the galleon " St John " on the Natal coast, an event which inspired Corte-Rears epic poem as well as some poignant stanzas in The Lusiads, and the tales form a model of simple spontaneous popular writing.
Moreover, the very prosaic and artificial verse of Sturla and the last of the old school deserved the oblivion which came over them, as a casual perusal of the stanzas scattered through Islendinga will prove.
When in prison Cooper wrote some tales and The Purgatory of Suicides, a political epic in ten books, written in Spenserian stanzas.
Here there are 16 stanzas of 4 lines each with a ballad like quality.
Poem has a formal structure in triplets (three-line stanzas).
Two stanzas no longer suffice to contain Hogg 's vitriol.
The poem was published after his death and initially consisted of sixteen four-line stanzas.
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