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. The rage and rapture of battle - Swinburne

  2. To receive a rapturous reception

  3. Ready and willing acceptance

  4. To reap a rich reward

  5. Regularly recurrent refrain

  6. A remarkable and retentive memory

  7. A repellent and repulsive person

  8. Resistless restless race - Walt Whitman

  9. A resounding and reverberating public scandal

  10. To be revered and respected

  11. A rich and rewarding experience

  12. A rocky, rugged road

  13. Rough and rugged way

  14. The rough and tumble of daily life

Alliterative and Rhythmic Phrases Index


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