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Wat Wynk: an alliterative nick-name like Nicholl Nedy in l. 405.
Thus we have traced the alliterative measure so low as the sixteenth century.
The first attempt at a theory of the metrical structure of the alliterative line was made by Lachmann.
And Mr. Jones, like some wiser people, was the more pleased with his formula that it had an alliterative sound.
THE HOOSIER SCHOOLMASTEREDWARD EGGLESTON
But there is a great difference among the alliterative romances.
I think moreover that the alliterative verse reads much more harmoniously in the short couplets than in the long lines.
It is written, like all old Teutonic work of the kind, in alliterative unrhymed rhythm.
The power of alliterative harmony in the original song is extraordinary.
We can trace the history of alliterative verse in England with tolerable certainty.
This alliterative legend was the watchword of the incoming administration.

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