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 wail and weep for someone


  2. Weak and weary person


  3. The weary, way worn wanderer


  4. Weeping and wailing women


  5. A wilful woman will have her way


  6. Wisdom is the wealth


  7. Worse than womanish weakness

Alliterative and Rhythmic Phrases Index



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