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 calm and composed


  2. Careful and conscientious craftsman


  3. A cheerful wife is the joy of life.


  4. Clear and unclouded meaning


  5. Clever and captivating eloquence


  6. Commodious and comfortable house - H Pearson


  7. Complex and complicated problems


  8. Confusing and contradictory remarks


  9. Conscious and conscientious artist


  10. To be considerate and courteous to women


  11. A contented mind is a continual feast


  12. Cordial and frank hospitality


  13. Costly and gorgeous garments


  14. With courage and conviction


  15. Courteous and generous cordiality - Swinburne


  16. Crisp and clear expression


  17. Cruel and cold-blooded murder - Swinburne


  18. Customs and conventions

Alliterative and Rhythmic Phrases Index



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