Sentence Examples with the word octosyllabic

Metrically, the poem is characterized by frequent alliteration imposed upon the rhymed octosyllabic couplet: - Welcome, louerd, god of londe Godes sone and godes sonde (ii.

Marie seems to have contented herself with giving new literary form to the stories she heard by turning them into Norman octosyllabic verse, and apparently made few radical changes from her originals.

The earlier half is written in octosyllabic verse, and begins with the story of the Deluge.

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This is an octosyllabic poem in French verse, written by Ambroise, a Norman trouvere who followed Richard I.