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" Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the begin-ning of two or more words immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals... "
An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ... - Page 25
by Noah Webster - 1846 - 1079 pages
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Aids to English Composition: Prepared for Students of All Grades : Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1852 - 429 pages
...and virtue,. Lvm. ALLITERATION. Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the begin ling of two or more words immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals ; as, bug-bear, sea-sick, and the / and g m the following line : And the / in the following : Love...
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A Practical Grammar Illustrated by a Complete System of Diagrams

Stephen W. Clark - 1855 - 218 pages
...dread into despair." — Irving. Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the begin ning of two or more words immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals. EXAMPLES — " Up tue Aigh Aill 7te Aeaves a Auge, round stone." " He carves with classic chisel the...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1855 - 429 pages
...and virtue. Lvm. AIXITERATION. Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the begin ning of two or more words immediately succeeding each other^ or at short intervals ; as, bug-bear, sea-sick, and the / and g m the following line : And the I in the following : Love...
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1857
...AL-LIS'IONCaMIzh-un),*. [L. aUUo.] A striking against.— Wixidaard. AL-LIT-ER-ATION, n. [L. ad and litara.] The repetition of the same letter at the beginning of two or more words immediately succeeding eft^K other, or at short intervals. AL-LITER-A-TIVE, a. Pertaining to, or consisting in, aunv cran'on....
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Aids to English Composition: Prepared for Students of All Grades

Richard Green Parker - 1857
...and virtue. Lvni. ALLITERATION. Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the begin ning of two or more words immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals ; as, bug-bear, sea-sick, and the / and g m the following line : And the / in the following : Love...
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Goldsmith's Deserted village, with notes and a life of the poet by W. M'Leod ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1858
...used as an adjective. LINE 42.— Works its weedy way, an example of alliteration. Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the beginning...immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals, as/and g in the following line : — " fields ever/resh and jrroves for ever preen." And again, where...
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A Practical Grammar: In which Words, Phrases, and Sentences are Classified ...

Stephen Watkins Clark - English language - 1860 - 310 pages
...above his COUNTRY.* DEF 32. — Anti-Climax is the opposite of the climax. DEF. 33. — Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the beginning...two or more words immediately succeeding each other. EXAMPLES. — 1. " Up the /iigh Aill 7ie /leaves a Auge, round stone." 2. " He carves with classic...
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Aids to English Composition ...

Richard Green Parker - 1861
...forefathers, in that long series, have degenerated into honor and virtue. Lvm. ALLITERATION. Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the beginning...immediately succeeding each other> or at short intervals; as, bug-bear, sea-sick, and the / and g in the following/line: And the I in the following: Love laughs...
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The dictionary of every-day difficulties in reading, writing, and speaking ...

Edward Shelton (miscellaneous writer.) - 1862
...ingredients of different values. Alliteration, al-litty-rayshnn (Latin, ad, to ; litera, a letter). The repetition of the same letter at the beginning...immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals, as in the two following lines, applied to Cardinal Wolsey : — "Begot by butchers, bnt by bishops...
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The Dictionary of Every-day Difficulties in Reading, Writing, and Speaking ...

Edward Shelton - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1862 - 364 pages
...ingredients of different values. Alliteration, al-Iitty-rayshun (Latin, ad, to ; litera, a letter). The repetition of the same letter at the beginning...immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals, as in the two following lines, applied to Cardinal Wolsey : — "Begot by butchers, but by bishops...
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