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Re: Large set of parts

From: J Martin Rushton
Subject: Re: Large set of parts
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 00:00:17 +0100
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On 28/04/18 04:46, Karlin High wrote:
> On 4/27/2018 8:28 PM, Andrew Bernard wrote:
>> It falls into the category of alliteration, which abounds in English
> As a poetry form, too - "Beowulf" and J. R. R. Tolkien's unfinished work
> "The Fall of Arthur" come to mind. Sort of like "rhyming" the beginnings
> of the words instead of the endings.

Most poetry until Chaucer foisted the French custom of end-rhymes on us.
 See for example "Sir Gawaine and the Greene Knight" or "The vision of
Piers the Ploughman".

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