Definition of Line of poetry

1. Noun. A single line of words in a poem.

Exact synonyms: Line Of Verse
Specialized synonyms: Acatalectic, Alexandrine, Catalectic, Hypercatalectic
Group relationships: Poem, Verse Form, Couplet
Generic synonyms: Line

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Line Of Poetry

line of flight
line of force
line of gab
line of heart
line of inquiry
line of latitude
line of least resistance
line of life
line of longitude
line of march
line of merchandise
line of nodes
line of occlusion
line of operations
line of play
line of poetry (current term)
line of products
line of questioning
line of reasoning
line of scrimmage
line of sight
line of striction
line of succession
line of thought
line of verse
line of vision
line of work
line officer
line one's pockets
line organisation

Literary usage of Line of poetry

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1. The Age of Reason: Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology by Thomas Paine (1896)
"Take a long syllable out of a line of poetry, and put a short one in the room of it, or put a long syllable where a short one should be, and that line will ..."

2. The Musical World (1862)
"... amidst impressions of this character, a certain method, order and system,— that in the example of a line of poetry, the abstract impressions upon the ..."

3. Word-book of English Spelling, Oral and Written: Designed to Attain by William Swinton (1872)
"... as, a metrical version. po' et as ter A person that writes poetry of inferior quality. verse One line of poetry ; also poetry itself. blank verse Poetry ..."

4. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Verse, a line of poetry, consisting bf a certain number of metrical feet, disposed according to the rules of the particular species of poetry which the ..."

5. The Spiritual Magazine (1875)
"If the acquaintance of the young man in question with the line of poetry which he did not remember ever to have heard before, and which he could hardly ..."

6. Intensive Studies in American Literature by Alma Blount (1914)
"METER Every line of poetry is divided into measures ... The feet in a line of poetry, like the measures in a musical composition, are given equal time. ..."

7. An Ethical Movement: A Volume of Lectures by Walter Lorenzo Sheldon (1896)
"Yet it would be difficult to explain what it is that gives so peculiar an influence to a line of poetry. We may come upon the same thought in another form ..."

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