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stanza

slang In sports, a particular interval of time within a game or match. The score was 1-1 at the end of the first stanza. They had a chance to secure their victory in the top of the ninth stanza, but a two-run homer gave their opponents the lead.

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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Additionally, our engaging personal and professional well-being programmes - Stanza Social and Stanza Springboard, help build a vibrant environment for students to live and grow together," said Sandeep Dalmia, Co-founder, Stanza Living.
Focused on smart-living, the company also provides students the Stanza Resident App, which has been designed to get a pulse of student needs, provide a responsive feedback management system and enable overall ease of communication.
Fourth Stanza: The Carved Ruins (aaaeU[sup.3]aiU aaae U*aaUUU U[umlaut])
And often since, in Danger, I count the force 'twould be To have a God so strong as that To hold my life for me If we read this aloud, the ascending meter and full rhyme that closes the stanza has an almost heroic sound to it and certainly it could be put to music.
As a result, in order to bring the poem to a close at the end of a stanza, the Anglo-Norman translator inserts three unrelated lines into the middle of the prayer, including the self-referential "Pluis ne voil en tere ore de tere chaunter" (1.39), before concluding with the plea that earth be allowed to dwell in the "earth of the living." Considering the three versions as a whole, it seems that the Latin and Anglo-Norman translations are most similar to the Middle English at the beginning of the poem, diverging more and more as they progress, perhaps as the translator found it difficult to render the rhetorical flourishes of the densely alliterative and multivalent Middle English poem in another language, and finally coming back into alignment with the source text in the last stanza.
In the third and final stanza, the singer finds evidence of divine care in Montreal, where "the sun pours down like honey/On our lady of the harbor." "Our lady of the harbor" is the statue of the Virgin atop the mariners' church of Notre Dame de Bon Secours in Montreal's old district.
--The apparent detachment and indifference towards the wanted man so that she can finally obtain her being attached as an object of property to such a chosen man (see Dorel de la Popesti--Am amanta o pustoaica--I Have a Kiddo for Lover, stanza 2).
Sue Leffman, of Pennine Prospects, added: "The Stanza Stones trail offers walkers the opportunity to immerse themselves in this beautiful landscape.
[begin strikethrough]of this psalm.[end strikethrough] In light of this, verses 5-7 stand out, since in one scheme they form a single stanza, while in the other, they are part of two separate motifs.
strophic, 3 stanzas 17 measures per stanza farewell to a friend (Schubert dedicated it to Schober) B minor; [F#.sub.4] to [F#.sub.5] moderate Alles um Liebe (Kosegarten, 1815, D 241)
In stanza 23 he defends his prominent emphasis on rules.
Although the fragment 'Richard Saunders' has only two stanzas, it is important as the earliest manifestation of 'Richie Story' (Child 232).
Thomas Meyer begins Caught Between, the first of three long poems in his new book Essay Stanzas, with what seems like a quiet apology:
'Desert Stanzas' each year brings world-class poetry, atmospheric music by oud players, and unprecedented Emirati hospitality for a mesmerising evening of poetry and traditional entertainment.