Gleanings from the Harvest-Fields of Literature a Melange of Excerpta, Curious, Humorous, and Instructive 1870

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Kessinger Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 556 pages
The author collates his favorite selections from literature, none more than a page or two long. Includes alphabetical whims, acrostics, alliteration, anagrams, the Bible, bouts rimes, the Cento, chronograms, churchyard literature, concatenation, or chain verse, conformity of sense to sound, curious books, singular customs, difficult versification, ecclesiasticae, echo verse, emblematic poetry, the English language, epigrams, etc.

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