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  • The redaction of the whole work is due to Alexandre de Bernai, who replaced the original assonance by rhyme.
  • Alliteration, assonance, plays upon words and happy coinages of new terms, give his plays a charm of their own.
  • I) probably are not an etymology, but an assonance (Driver).
  • And no reader of Lucretius can doubt that he attached the greatest importance to artistic execution, and that he took a great pleasure, not only in " the long roll of his hexameter," but also in producing the effects of alliteration, assonance, &c., which are so marked a peculiarity in the style of Plautus and the earlier Roman poets.
  • During his nine years' residence at Nagy-Kdros, Arany first seriously turned his attention to the Magyar ballad, and not only composed some of the most beautiful ballads in the language, but wrote two priceless dissertations on the technique of the ballad in general: "Something concerning assonance" (1854), and "On Hungarian National Versification" (1856).

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