Alliterative and Rhythmic Phrases



Alliterative and Rhythmic Phrases Index


The Medieval English verses are full of alliterations and alliterative and rhythmic phrases. The tradition of composing alliterative verses was, however, discontinued in the modern English period. Among the modern poets A.C. Swinburne was the greatest composer of alliterative lines.

The English language abounds in alliterative and rhythmic phrases. Few of the alliterative and rhythmic phrases have been compiled here for your reference. The following alliterative and rhythmic phrases have been selected from a Dictionary.


  1. To be beautiful and fair


  2. To bewail and bemoan the perplexities of love


  3. Bitter and bloody battle


  4. Blameless and flawless piece of work


  5. Bleak and barren hills - Byron


  6. Blind and blatant arrogance - F L. Lucas


  7. Brief and perfect bit of work - Swinburne


  8. Bright and beautiful things


  9. Bright and promising future


  10. Brilliant and promising scholar


  11. As busy as bees in a basin

Alliterative and Rhythmic Phrases Index



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