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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cesure
Literary usage of Cesure
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Poetic and Verse Criticism of the Reign of Elizabeth by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1891)
"... wordes as would allow no convenient cesure, and therefore did let their rymes runne out at length, and neuer stayd till they came to the end. ..."
2. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1903)
"the language were beginning to be determined by new conditions:— If there be no cesure at all, and the verse long, the less :> the maker's skill and ..."
3. Ancient Critical Essays Upon English Poets and Poësy by Sir John Harington, George Gascoigne, William Webbe, Francis Meres, Thomas Campion, Samuel Daniel, Edmund Bolton, Edmund Spenser, Gabriel Harvey, James, Joseph Haslewood (1811)
"If there be no cesure at all, and the verse long, the lesse is the makers ... Therefore in a verse of twelue syllables the cesure ought to fall right vpon ..."
4. Elizabethan Critical Essays by George Gregory Smith (1904)
"If there be no cesure at all, and the verse long, the lesse is the makers skill and hearers delight. Therefore in a ao verse of twelue ..."