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Sample sentences for the GRE study word alliteration

alliteration can be used as a noun

1.Alternate alliteration is occasionally used as in the original. - from Beowulf by
2.-, a free rendering to suggest the alliteration of the original. - from English Literature by William J. Long
3.An accurate line-for-line translation, using alliteration occasionally, and sometimes assuming a metrical cadence. - from Beowulf by
4.The rhythm of _Beowulf_ and indeed of all our earliest poetry depended upon accent and alliteration that is, the beginning of two or more words in the same line with the same sound or letter. - from English Literature by William J. Long
5.What Gummere calls the "rime-giver" has been studiously kept _viz._, the first accented syllable in the second half-verse always carries the alliteration and the last accented syllable alliterates only sporadically. - from Beowulf by

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