Sentence Examples


  • Maecenas himself wrote in both prose and verse.
  • English readers, who know the story only through the medium of Malory's noble prose and Tennyson's melodious verse, carry away an impression entirely foreign to that produced by a study of the original literature.
  • The most effective characteristic of Mr Austin's poetry, as of the best of his prose, is a genuine and intimate love of nature.
  • The language of the prose Lancelot is good, easy and graceful, but the adventures lack originality and interest, and the situations repeat themselves in a most wearisome manner.
  • His prose idylls, The Garden that I love and In Veronica's Garden, are full of a pleasant, open-air flavour, which is also the outstanding feature of his English Lyrics.
 

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