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stanza

(ˈstænzə)
n. an inning in baseball or some other division of a ball game. He’s doing better than he was in the last stanza.
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Stanzas crashing over stanzas: Volumes of salty history Are swiftly sucked back into me.
The stanzas are linked by repeated phrases and near refrains, and the ending stanza echoes the first.
These four visual couplets present three major images ("wheel / barrow," "rain / water," and "chickens" in stanzas 2-4) together with the speaker's reflection on their importance ("so much depends upon" in stanza 1).
Child had access to two of the ballads: 'Sir Andrew Wood' ('Sir Patrick Spens') (Child 58 D), which Kirkpatrick Sharpe had sent to Motherwell; and a version of 'Bonnie Lizie Baillie' (Child 227 C), which Sharpe had contributed to Johnson's Scots Musical Museum --but, for some strange reason, only the first four stanzas out of eight.
Thomas Meyer begins Caught Between, the first of three long poems in his new book Essay Stanzas, with what seems like a quiet apology:
Each stanza may be its own separate meditation, as is apparent if you pause for a breath or two between stanzas.
Dubai -- Shaikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-chairman of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), recently attended an inspiring event held under the desert sky called Desert Stanzas.
Cohen's most famous work, "Hallelujah," exists in two versions, a four-stanza song from 1984, which Cohen expanded to eight stanzas in 1988.
The appeal of the poem for me, over and above its assured lyricism, is in how each stanza describes a condition that ensuing stanzas not only deepen and elaborate on, but then reverse, transform.
Vali Vijelie--Moda care a iesit/The Fashion That Came Up, stanzas 2 & 3; Sorinel Pustiul--Hai, nevasta, nu ma cicali/ Oh, Wife, Don't Nag Me
Equally, in each of the autograph manuscripts, Hoccleve has ruled his pages so that he takes care never to split a stanza in half across two folios: Cosin has between three and five complete stanzas per page (see Fig.
In between these two stanzas, verses 9 and 10 urge the audience to go out and observe the destruction God brought onto Israel's enemies.
strophic, 3 stanzas 24 measures per stanza grief and sorrow flee in the gentle light of evening F major; [F.
Because overt didacticism can be tedious and short-lived, the stanzas might be less intriguing were they longer.
These lists were translated into the FORTRAN programming language so that a computer could combine them at random and print out hundreds of unique stanzas in quatrain form.