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Literary usage of Sestett
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"sestett, the name given to the second division of a sonnet, which must consist of an octave, of eight lines, succeeded by a ..."
2. The Musical World (1856)
"A sestett, called Le Gassier, for six performers on three pianos, by Mr. WH Holmes, and a Tableau Musical for the pianoforte, written by His Royal Highness ..."
3. Principles of English Grammar: Used by the Brothers of the Christian Schools by John P. Murphy (1890)
"sestett. MINOR QUATRAIN. 2 8 1 8 4 8 4 5 5 " Count each affliction, whether light ... The sestett generally expresses the point and purpose of the sonnet. ..."
4. A Life of William Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1916)
"The foreign waters strictly divided their poems into an octave and a sestett, and they subdivided each octave into two quatrains, ..."