Which preposition to use with rhyming

with Occurrences 73%

" The word oblionker apparently being a meaningless invention to rhyme with the word conquer, which has by degrees become applied to the fruit itself.

of Occurrences 64%

If we add to the requirements of prose, the rhythm, the exalted imagery, and perhaps the assonance and rhyme of verse, we still further increase the difficulty of the task, and the honor of its successful achievement.

in Occurrences 45%

If there is reason as well as rhyme in the old song that danger's a soldier's delight and a storm the sailor's joy, Jack and his comrade were in for all the delights that ever gladdened soldier or sailor boy.

for Occurrences 34%

Shelley no doubt wanted a rhyme for 'morrow' and 'sorrow': he has made use of 'borrow' in a compact but not perspicuous phrase.

to Occurrences 24%

'They were a List of Words that rhyme to one another drawn up by another Hand and given to a Poet, who was to make a Poem to the Rhymes in the same Order that they were placed on the List.' Addison, Spectator, No. 60 (1711).

ON Occurrences 11%

Read it out, I say!' Lancelot hesitated; but the squire, who was utterly beside himself, began to swear at him also, as masters of hounds are privileged to do; and Lancelot, to whom the whole scene was becoming every moment more and more intensely ludicrous, thought it best to take up the paper and begin: 'A ROUGH RHYME ON A ROUGH MATTER.

about Occurrences 10%

It was quite unusual that Kurt had not produced a rhyme about her great devotion.

as Occurrences 10%

I cannot, therefore, but beg leave of the Reader, to take a little notice of the great pains the author of an Essay of Dramatic Poesy has taken, to prove "Rhyme as natural in a serious Play, and more effectual than Blank Verse" [pp. 561, 581].

at Occurrences 7%

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].

of Occurrences 6%

the mere rhyming of the final syllable, even when accompanied by the presence of a certain number of feet ... is not the whole art of poetry.

than Occurrences 4%

I would whip a youngster of ten who could not mould our soft Italian into better rhyme than this?" "'Tis the wantonness of security.

from Occurrences 4%

Mr. Swinburne contributed to The Athenæum of February 2, 1878, a note on this poem: At the 96th page of the new edition of Charles and Mary Lamb's 'Poetry for Children' is a little poem of which the authorship can hardly be doubtful, done into rhyme from the blank verse of Webster; a translation by no means to its advantage.

out Occurrences 3%

With much effort he keeps meter and rhyme out of his prose, but simile and metaphor, condensed expression, unusual words, poetic compounds, alliteration, sublime and picturesque expression, will intrude themselves.

like Occurrences 3%

The book was full of funny muddling mazes, Each rounded off into a lovely song, And most extraordinary and monstrous phrases Knotted with rhymes like a slave-driver's thong.

after Occurrences 2%

It is even elaborately rhymed after Norman fashion, the rhymes in each stanza being consonant with the rhymes in every stanza.

into Occurrences 2%

Oh! could I pick tip a thought or a stanza, I'd take a flight on another bard's wings, Turning his rhymes into extravaganza, Laugh at his harpand then pilfer its strings!

over Occurrences 2%

In the Life of Milton, Johnson took occasion to maintain his own and the general opinion of the excellence of rhyme over blank verse, in English poetry; and quotes this apposite illustration of it by 'an ingenious critick,' that it seems to be verse only to the eye.

without Occurrences 1%

Now the habit of chewing on rhymes without sense and soul to match them is, like that of using any other narcotic, at once a proof of feebleness and a debilitating agent.

within Occurrences 1%

Yet here the word "shore" ending the first line, has no correspondent sound, where twelve examples of such correspondence had just preceded; while the third line, without previous example, is so rhymed within itself that one scarcely perceives the omission.

through Occurrences 1%

Sing a Mother Goose rhyme through your nose.

before Occurrences 1%

Nay, prythee, good Furor, do not rove in rhymes before thy time; thou hast a very terrible, roaring muse, nothing but squibs and fine jerks: quiet thyself a while, and hear thy charge. PHANTASMA.

Which preposition to use with  rhyming