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. Tangled and tortuous ways of thought - Swinburne


  2. To have a taste and talent for


  3. Tedious and troublesome travels


  4. To take the time and trouble to do something


  5. Toil and trouble


  6. To be subject to travails, trials and tribulations


  7. A tried and trusty friend


  8. Never trouble the trouble till trouble troubles you


  9. Try before you trust

Alliterative and Rhythmic Phrases Index



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