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. Labour of life-long love - Swinburne


  2. Laborious and learned investigations


  3. Lavish and luxurious hospitality


  4. Let us live and love


  5. (It) lies like a log - Tennyson


  6. What is life without love?


  7. Live a luxurious life


  8. A lively and lovable person


  9. One longing lingering look - Thomas Gray


  10. Look before you leap


  11. Loud and rude laughter


  12. Loyal and loving wife

Alliterative and Rhythmic Phrases Index



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