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. An ignorant and idiotic person

  2. The illumined and illuminating word

  3. Incomparable incompetence – Swinburne

  4. An indefinable and indescribable something

  5. An inexhaustible interest

  6. Inextricably intertwined disciplines - Yakov Malkjel

  7. Informative and illuminating book

  8. Inspired and illuminative language

  9. To add insult to injury

  10. Intellectual enlightenment and enrichment

  11. An intense intellectual interest

  12. Interest aim and activity

  13. An interesting and exciting place - Pope

  14. Intricately interwoven relations with each other - Toynbee

  15. Invaluable and indispensable aids

  16. Invaluable source of information

  17. Irreconcilable incongruity - Swinburne

Alliterative and Rhythmic Phrases Index