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transitive verbversifying, versifies, versified
1(legend/fable) versificar(legend/fable) escribir en verso(fable/legend) poner en verso
- Her father approved of his daughter's efforts and occasionally versified her prose translations.
- Indeed literate Christians were more likely to improve the Bible by such tricks as versifying it, as they were to abandon their love of literature.
- Drayton's most ambitious work was the epic Poly-Olbion, a versified historical and mythological map of Britain.
- In this poem you set out to write a versified treatise on ‘man, on nature and on human life’, which is bound to be an overwhelming subject.
- Thus, the didactic purpose of the original project dissolved in a welter of abstruse, sentimental versifying.
- C. P. Meehan tells how the poet would lean on the counter in O'Daly's shop and versify literal translations for ready cash.
- Most of Rollin's extensive versifying over the years was humorous.
- Of the two, sensory attraction is the more important; without emotive beauty, versified philosophy has little to recommend it.
- According to the narrator, this Celtic icon had emerged from Cork 15 years earlier, scored a No 1 hit with his husky versifying, and vanished.
- The legend was accepted as authentic by chroniclers and versified by Lydgate; the Beauchamp earls claimed descent from Guy.
- Hence to retain reader interest, I first translated only selections from the Vedas, Upanishads and versified them.
- He knew little about the myths versified by Ovid and depicted by the flighty polychromatic cloud-scapers of Versailles.
- While the thunder of the batteries rumbled in the distance, we pasted, we recited, we versified, we sang with all our soul.
- As Walker points out, ‘A ‘lyric’ is, in effect, a versified or sung oration, a variety of epideictic discourse’.
- But from the Sponsus play onwards the text was frequently versified, and the music was in a distinctly new idiom.
intransitive verbversifying, versifies, versified
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