Sentence Examples


  • This book is worthy of note on account of the quaint and sarcastic humour of its numerous acrostic verses.
  • The A pologeticum, undoubtedly by Commodianus, although the name of the author (as well as the title) is absent from the MS., is free from the acrostic restriction.
  • The acrostic introduction gives the sentence, "Aldhelmus cecinit millenis versibus odas," whether read from the initial or final letters of the lines.
  • The Instructiones consist of 80 poems, each of which is an acrostic (with the exception of 60, where the initial letters are in alphabetical order).
  • If the prayer for vengeance begins here, Budde's " deep division in the middle of an acrostic letter-group " vanishes.
 

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