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3579 examples of  proses  in sentences

3579 examples of proses in sentences

As a literary form, the piece belongs to the class called Satura Menippea, a satiric medley in prose and verse.

Some hymns were untouchede.g., the three hymns of the Blessed Sacrament, the Ave Maris Stella, which is rhythmic prose, not verse, and the hymn of the Angels, which was sufficiently perfect.

One of the most difficult works for a scholar to attempt and to carry out to his satisfaction is the translation of prose or poetry into another language.

Every cleric is familiar with the prose translations which aided his boyhood's labours in rendering the poetry of Horace and Euripides into modern speech.

But prose efforts are one thing, and poetical efforts are another, and just as many have laboured to present Virgil and Homer in modern language, in metre, in rhyme, in rhythm; so, many poets and verse-makers, in different ages and in different climes, have laboured to turn into modern poetic form and into their own national tongue the poems of the Breviary.

"And yet we want to fly from it?" "Ah, yes; because the tree of our life, the volume of our knowledge, or, in plain prose, our hearts, are not here, and scenic beauty is a poor substitute for that.

(So many of the quotations are from poetry that these will be printed as verse rather than, as in the preceding exercises, in continuous lines like prose.)

Wordsworththough against this passage is written "unjust," a concession not much sooner made than withdrawn,is dubbed an idiot, who Both by precept and example shows, That prose is verse and verse is only prose; and Coleridge, a baby, To turgid ode and tumid stanza dear.

Wordsworththough against this passage is written "unjust," a concession not much sooner made than withdrawn,is dubbed an idiot, who Both by precept and example shows, That prose is verse and verse is only prose; and Coleridge, a baby, To turgid ode and tumid stanza dear.

Of Cadiz, the next stage, he writes with enthusiasm as a modern Cythera, describing the bull fights in his verse, and the beauties in glowing prose.

Take first Mr. Hobhouse's plain prose: "The sensations produced by the state of the weather"it was wretched and stormy when they left the "Salsette" for the city"and leaving a comfortable cabin, were in unison with the impressions which we felt when, passing under the palace of the Sultans, and gazing at the gloomy cypress which rises above the walls, we saw two dogs gnawing a dead body."

" In contrast with this, we have the moods in which he drew his pictures of Angiolina, and Haidee, and Aurora Raby, and wrote the invocations to the shade of Astarte, and his letters in prose and verse to Augusta; but the above passage could never have been written by Chaucer, or Spenser, or Shakespeare, or Shelley.

and in unpatriotic prose, recorded his impressions of a plain which appeared to him to "want little but a better cause" to make it vie in interest with those of Platea and Marathon.

The following passage in reference to this tour may be selected as a specimen of his prose description, and of the ideas of mountaineering before the days of the Alpine Club: "Before ascending the mountain, went to the torrent again, the sun upon it forming a rainbow of the lower part, of all colours but principally purple and gold, the bow moving as you move.

His "Venice" may be set beside the masterpieces of Ruskin's prose.

A tomb in Arqua suggests Petrarch; the grass-grown streets of Ferrara lead in the lines on Tasso; the white walls of the Etrurian Athens bring back Alfieri and Michael Angelo, and the prose bard of the hundred tales, and Dante, "buried by the upbraiding shore," and The starry Galileo and his woes.

Meanwhile, Byron had written The Prophecy of Dante, and in August the prose letter, To the Editor of the British Review, on the charge of bribery in Don Juan.

To which Byron, inter alia: "Mr. Southey, with a cowardly ferocity, exults over the anticipated death-bed repentance of the objects of his dislike, and indulges himself in a pleasant 'Vision of Judgment,' in prose, as well as verse, full of impious impudence.

Nowhere in such space, save in some of the prose of Swift, is there in English so much scathing satire.

Azrael, the Angel of Death, accomplishes his mission by holding it to the nostrils, and in the prose

His prose Essays and Letters, including The Defence of Poetry, appeared in 1840.

As illustrating our poet's conceptions on these mysterious subjects, I append extracts from three of his prose writings.

These opinions, deliberately expressed by Shelley at different dates as a theorist in prose, should be taken into account if we endeavour to estimate what he means when, as a poet, he speaks, whether in Hellas or in Adonais, of an individual, his mind and his immortality.

For other passages, also utilised by Shelley, I have recourse to the volume of Mr. Andrew Lang (Macmillan & Co. 1889), Theocritus, Bion, and Moschus, rendered into English Prose.

This very daring hyperbole will hardly bearnor does it wantmanipulation into prose.

See what he says of himself, in prose, on p. 92.

The conception embodied in this passage may become more clear to the reader if its terms are pondered in connexion with the passage of Shelley's prose extracted on p.

He wrote besides a quantity of verse and prose, of a totally different order.

It then appeared in Mr. Buxton Forman's volume, Poetry and Prose by John Keats.

Probably Shelley, in the prose passage, does not intend 'perishes' to be accepted in the absolute sense of 'dies,' or 'ceases to have any existence;' he means that all things undergo a process of deterioration and decay, leading on to some essential change or transmutation.

Her chief prose works Kept for the Master's Use, The Royal Invitation, My King, Royal Commandments, Royal Bounty, Starlight through Shadows, Morning Stars, Morning Bells, Little Pillows, and Bruey, a little Worker for Christ.

And this spirit of unselfishness enabled her in her prose writings and her hymns to inspire something of her simple trust into those who read them with receptive minds.

Long pieces of both prose and poetry she would often recite after having twice glanced over them.

The poetess could write humorous prose as well as serious verse.

But if, as I hope, the reader has no objection to an occasional interlude of verse in all this prose, I will copy for him here the poem I wrote next morningit being always easier to tell the strict truth in poetry rather than in prose: At evening I came to the wood, and threw myself on the breast Of the great green mother, weeping, and the arms of a thousand trees Waved and rustled in welcome, and murmured: "Restrestrest!

But if, as I hope, the reader has no objection to an occasional interlude of verse in all this prose, I will copy for him here the poem I wrote next morningit being always easier to tell the strict truth in poetry rather than in prose: At evening I came to the wood, and threw myself on the breast Of the great green mother, weeping, and the arms of a thousand trees Waved and rustled in welcome, and murmured: "Restrestrest!

The romance of Rome was far away beyond that horizon on which he turned his wistful look; here was its hard work, its daily prose.

I observed that Shenstone, from his short maxims in prose, appeared to have some power of thinking; but Dr. Johnson would not allow him that merit.

But when 'tis so judiciously ordered, that the first word in the verse seems to beget the second; and that, the next; till that becomes the last word in the line, which, in the negligence of Prose, would be so: it must, then, be granted, Rhyme has all advantages of Prose, besides its own.

But when 'tis so judiciously ordered, that the first word in the verse seems to beget the second; and that, the next; till that becomes the last word in the line, which, in the negligence of Prose, would be so: it must, then, be granted, Rhyme has all advantages of Prose, besides its own.

And since the Editor [TICKELL] has adorned his heavy Discourse with Prose in rhyme at the end of it, upon Mr. ADDISON's death: give me leave to atone for this long and tedious Epistle, by giving after it, what I dare say you will esteem, an excellent Poem on his marriage [by Mr. WELSTED].

But whether the beginning of them might not be more insensibly instilled, and more advantageously obtained by reading philosophical as well as other ingenious Authors, than Janua linguarum, crabbed poems, and cross-grained prose, as it has been heretofore by others: so it ought to be afresh considered by all well-wishers, either to the Clergy or Learning.

Yet neither borrow'd, nor were so put to't To call poore Godds and Goddesses to do't; Nor made Nine Girles your Muses (you suppose Women ne're write, save Love-Letters in prose) But are your owne Inspirers, and have made Such pow'rfull Sceanes, as when they please, invade.

The duke of Buckingham's works speak him a beautiful prose writer, and a very considerable poet, which is proved by the testimony of some of the best writers, his cotemporaries.

His prose works consist chiefly of Historical Memoirs, Speeches in Parliament, Characters, Dialogues, Critical Observations, Speeches and Essays, which, with his poetical compositions, were printed by Alderman Barber in 1723.

*Craik's English Prose, 5 vols.

Manly's English Prose (from 1137).

The history of English literature traces the development of the best poetry and prose written in English by the inhabitants of the British Isles.

Such a feeling will develop as the best English poetry and prose: are sympathetically read.

Under such circumstances, even prose would speedily fall into metrical form.

The introduction of Christianity ushered in prose translations and a few original compositions, which were taken down on parchment and kept in the monasteries.

Professor Sweet calls the Ancren Riwle "one of the most perfect models of simple, natural, eloquent prose in our language."

It is the most entertaining volume of English prose that we have before 1360.

In literature he is best known for the first complete translation of the Bible,a work that exerted great influence on English prose.

He is the most important prose writer of the fourteenth century.

His prose had an influence as wide as the circulation of the Bible.

To help the cause of the Reformation, he wrote argumentative religious pamphlets, which are excellent specimens of energetic fourteenth-century prose.

Of his place in literature, Ten Brink says: "Wycliffe's literary importance lies in the fact that he extended the domain of English prose and enhanced its powers of expression.

" On New Year's, 1584, John Lyly, the author of Euphues, presented in the first Blackfriars Theater his prose comedy, entitled Campaspe.

Lyly wrote eight comedies, all but one in prose.

Before Marlowe, rime or prose had been chiefly employed in writing plays.

In the prose department the most striking is the description of Abbotsford, quoted in our 339th number.

The first prose story is the Election, by Miss Mitford, with the hero a downright John Bull who reads Cobbett.

Prose is too harsh, and Verse is Poetry.

Jeremy Taylor, Milton (his prose works), and BurkeDante and MiltonScaliger and Dr. Johnson.

It was his first important prose work; and prose requires continuous labour.

It was his first important prose work; and prose requires continuous labour.

But besides the letters, essays, and conduct books, and the anonymous pamphlets of doubtful character that may have occupied her pen during this period, she engaged in several experiments in legitimate prose fiction of various sorts, which have little in common except their more considerable length.

Much experience of human nature Mrs. Haywood had undoubtedly salvaged from her sixty years of buffeting about in the world, but so rapid and complete had been the development of prose fiction during her literary life that she was unable quite to comprehend the magnitude of the change.

Even two meagre volumes could not be filled, without a little History of Melinda Fairfax;without the Tale of Cornaro and the Turk,a tale told twice, in verse and prose,a tale already often published, and as often read.

Hence the later Scottish song-writers seldom really sing; their proses want the unconscious lilt and flash of their old models; they will hardly go (the true test of a song) without music.

Poemes et proses.

Poemes et proses.

Simon & Schuster, Inc. (PWH); 28Apr71; R505324. SAILLET, MAURICE. Poemes et proses.

Poemes et proses.

Poemes et proses.

Simon & Schuster, Inc. (PWH); 28Apr71; R505324. SAILLET, MAURICE. Poemes et proses.

The story of his death, as it is told in the younger or prose Edda, runs thus.

I hadn't a notion how prose dialogue would look upon paper.

There are some, particularly those who can understand neither and can read but one, who will object to any comparison being drawn between the Dramatist and the Novelist; but I confess that Iif the inherent superiority of verse over prose, which I admit unhesitatingly, be waivedthat I fail, utterly fail to see in what Shakespeare is greater than Balzac.

I no doubt fluttered through some scores of other books, of prose and verse, sipping a little honey, but he alone left any important or lasting impression upon my mind.

Dead and scattered are all those who used to assemble there, and those years and our home, for it was our home, live only in a few pictures and a few pages of prose.

French translation is the only translation; in England you still continue to translate poetry into poetry, instead of into prose.

Does it give as good an idea of the original as our prose translation?

But in English blank verse you can translate quite as literally as you could into prose?

The rhythm of the original can be suggested in prose judiciously used; even if it isn't, your mind is at least free, whereas the English rhythm must destroy the sensation of something foreign.

I chattered, and I felt intensely at home in it; yes, I could write a sonnet or a ballade almost without a slip, but my prose required a good deal of alteration, for a greater command of language is required to write in prose than in verse.

I chattered, and I felt intensely at home in it; yes, I could write a sonnet or a ballade almost without a slip, but my prose required a good deal of alteration, for a greater command of language is required to write in prose than in verse.

When I returned from Paris, my English terribly corrupt with French ideas and forms of thought, I could write acceptable English verse, but even ordinary newspaper prose was beyond my reach, and an attempt I made to write a novel drifted into a miserable failure.

Here is a poem that Cabaner admired; he liked it in the French prose translation which I made for him one night in the Nouvelle Athรจnes: We are alone!

that worn-out rhetoric which reminds you of a broken-winded barrel-organ playing a che la morte, bad enough in prose, but when set up in blank verse awful and shocking in its more than natural deformitybut bright quips and cranks fresh from the back-yard of the slum where the linen is drying, or the "pub" where the unfortunate wife has just received a black eye that will last her a week.

I found them pretty, very pretty, but nothing more,a sort of Ashby Sterry done into very neat prose.

The friend who remains standing and fidgetting about while a patient is talking business to him, or the friend who sits and proses, the one from an idea of not letting the patient talk, the other from an idea of amusing him, each is equally inconsiderate.

"Brown cicala drily proses, Creaking the hot air to sleep, Bounteous orange flowers and roses, Yield the wealth of love they keep, To the sun's imperious ardour in a dream of fragrance deep.

In the written words of neither Haydn nor Mozart do we find any reference to the poetical and prose works of Germany or of other nations, nor is there any evidence that their imaginations were influenced by suggestions drawn from literature.

To turn to the other side of this duality, allusions to music in works of both prose and poetry have become increasingly frequent during the nineteenth century, and the musical art is no longer considered a mysterious abstraction entirely divorced from the outward world of men and events.

What has happened, one would like to know, to The Ivory Gate, that 'volume of prosaic poetry and poetical prose,' which Beddoes talked of publishing in 1837?

Sir James Stephen was only telling the truth when he remarked that Milton might have put all that he had to say in Paradise Lost into a prose pamphlet of two or three pages.

How many prose productions by non-Episcopalian authors might be introduced for the delight and benefit of Christian congregations!

So, when poor Cecil, uneasy in her mind, began asking about the illness at Wil'sbro', he enlivened her with a prose about misjudging, through well-intentioned efforts of clerical philanthropy to interfere with the sanitary condition of the town so that wells grew tainted, &c., all from ignorant interference.