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  • acronym
  • cipher
  • composition
  • phrase
  • wordplay
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I dabble in humor contests, cryptic crosswords, and acrostics.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1443: THE BALLAD OF GARY CROCKETTPAT MYERSJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You learn about the origins of jigsaw puzzles, acrostics and Archimedes boxes.
WITH PLAYHOUSES DARK, INTERACTIVE THEATER ONLINE IS LIGHTING THINGS UPPETER MARKSOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It would seem to be impossible to doubt her identity after the acrostic of the Amorosa Visione.
GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDYEDWARD HUTTON
Each column is an acrostic of the name Martinvs Luthervs, making 80 scurrilous epithets.
THE BOOK OF VAGABONDS AND BEGGARSANONYMOUS
The Acrostic and the Chronogram are both ingeniously described in the mock epic of the Scribleriad.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
Neither the acrostic nor the Alexandrine has the property assigned to it here.
ESSAYSRALPH WALDO EMERSON
A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza;—read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.
ESSAYS, FIRST SERIESRALPH WALDO EMERSON
The popular feeling is expressed in a rather limping acrostic on his name, of which I quote only the first quarter.
DEVON, ITS MOORLANDS, STREAMS AND COASTSROSALIND NORTHCOTE
At the beginning of “Sylvie and Bruno” is a little poem in three verses which forms an acrostic on my name.
THE STORY OF LEWIS CARROLLISA BOWMAN
The first set are acrostic, and are extant for all the plays except the Vidularia and the Bacchides.
THE STUDENT'S COMPANION TO LATIN AUTHORSGEORGE MIDDLETON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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