Miscellaneous writings, in verse and prose, both serious and comical

containing twenty one excellent poems upon very diverting subjects : also several pleasant letters upon various occasions, both in town and country : with merry observations and predictions upon every month, and every remarkable day throughout the year
  • 336 Pages
  • 3.25 MB
  • English
Printed by W.D. and sold by A. Bettesworth ... , London
Statementby Mr. Edward Ward.
LC ClassificationsPR3757.W8 A6 1718
The Physical Object
Pagination[16], 336, 1-40, 49-106 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3139180M
LC Control Number82466278

"Title Miscellaneous Writings, in Verse and Prose, Both Serious and Comical. Author Edward Ward. The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title.

Miscellaneous writings, in verse and prose, both serious and comical, containing, twenty one excellent poems Also several pleasant letters With merry observations and predictions upon every month, By Mr.

Edward Ward. Vol. III [microform] printed by W. and sold by J. Woodward London Australian/Harvard Citation. Ward, Edward. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Addison, Joseph, Miscellaneous works. London, J.

and R. Tonson and S. Draper, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Addison, Joseph, Miscellaneous works, in verse and prose. London: J. and R. Tonson, (OCoLC) Works, comic and serious, in prose and verse, with all the original illus. Edited, with notes by Hood, Thomas, ; Hood, Tom, ; Broderip, Frances Freeling (Hood) Miscellaneous Writings Preface 1 A CERTAIN apothegm of a Talmudical philosopher suits my sense of doing good.

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(shelved 1 time as serious-prose) avg rating —ratings — published   A quick flick through any edition of a Shakespeare play is a visual reminder that all his drama is written using both prose and verse. On the page, the prose runs continuously from margin to margin, while the verse is set out in narrower blocks, neatly aligned on the left (where lines all begin with capital letters), but forming a slightly ragged right-hand edge.

Both prose and verse play an important role in literature. Their difference lies in the structure of language. The main difference between prose and verse is that prose is written naturally whereas verse is written in metrical structure; Prose refers to the language in its original and natural form whereas verse refers to the language used in.

Verse novels are not watered-down versions in verse and prose each genre shoved together into one book. The verse novel must, in fact, do double-duty, having all the elements of of both genres. This means a verse novel must have the music and imagery that we find in poetry and at the same time character development and story structure of a novel.

Henry Fielding, the author of Tom Jones, once famously defined the novel as a "comic epic in prose." This turns out to be a surprisingly negative definition, when you think about it. A novel is. Considered by Eddy to be a book that would help readers better understand Science and Health, it contains dozens of letters from people healed just by reading that work.

Poems “Hope,” “Woman’s Rights,” and “Resolutions for the Day” are just some of the titles in this inspiring book of verse. “Writing fiction gets in the way of writing poetry, and I feel quite unable to do so when I am in a period of story writing.

The two minds, though related, really are very distinct for me.” “Story writing seems discursive and tends to be ‘about’ something, whereas poetry seems a full immersion into language and event,” she continues. ~ Handbook: Verse and Prose ~ Shakespeare sometimes writes in verse, sometimes in prose.

Verse is distinguished from prose by the relative regularity of its rhythm. The rhythm of a line is determined by the alternation of stressed and unstressed (accented or unaccented) syllables.

This person wrote The Shepherd's Calendar inwhich was a poem of 12 books - one for each month of the year. His greatest work was The Faerie Queene. He planned for this to be 12 books, but only finished six. This allegorical work was known for its magic feeling, music in verse, and the beauty of its sound.

It was written in Spenserian Stanza. By Zack Quaintance — With a seemingly-endless supply of comic books that extends back generations, it can be easy to get so lost in graphic sequential stories that one forgets prose novels and non-fiction books are even a takes discipline (for me, anyway) to keep a few words-only books on hand to balance the time I spend with all those words on top pretty : Zack Quaintance.

As Verse is an excellent word for metrical writing of all kinds, whether poetic or unpoetic, and Prose for un-metrical writing, in this book the formal literary distinction is drawn between verse and prose; whereas that between poetry, poetic on the one hand and prosaic on the other is a spiritual one, not confined to literature [i.e., open to.

: The Complete Works in Verse and Prose, Volume 6 (): Edmund Spenser: Books. A form of nonfictional discussion or argument that Michel de Montaigne pioneered in the s.

Essays are flexible in form: although they usually are short prose works, there are also examples of book-length essays (by John Locke) and verse essays (by Alexander Pope). Quite properly, verse is overwhelmingly the medium used in the main plot, the wholly serious action; no less appropriately, prose is used almost entirely in the broadly comic subplot.

Of the nineteen scenes, ten are devoted entirely to the serious action, six largely to the comic, and three (wherein Falstaff appears on the battlefield) to a.

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ENGL / ENGL Dr. Debora B. Schwartz English Department, California Polytechnic State University. Shakespearean Verse and Prose.

The language used by Shakespeare in his plays is in one of three forms: prose, rhymed verse or blank verse, each of which he uses to achieve specific effects (more on the functions of prose, rhyme and blank verse below). To recognize these types of.

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Verse is a written poetic composition that takes into account the metric syllables, beats, and rhythm of sentences and sets them into lines (also called "verses") and stanzas. Therefore, it is a form of language that feels more artificial and complex than prose, although it isn't necessarily more difficult.

When you write in verse, you use accents, pauses, metric feet and words with similar or. A verse novel is a type of narrative poetry in which a novel-length narrative is told through the medium of poetry rather than simple or complex stanzaic verse-forms may be used, but there will usually be a large cast, multiple voices, dialogue, narration, description, and action in a novelistic manner.

External links. Media related to Verse novels at Wikimedia Commons. To store the contents chosen for this book. Link items in my portfolio chosen for this book to folder add all items to this book Inspiration Verse and Prose. and link to he give forum. The point is, there is not such a big difference between writing prose and poetry.

Also, your second sentence seems to suggest that prose can't be concise and yet still be beautiful. Prose isn't about getting a lot of words on the page, it's about getting something worth telling on the page.

The use of prose or verse in literature is a question of whether or not it is appropriate to the storyline or not.

People might find prose easier to do since there are no rhythmic patterns to think of, but sometimes, verse can really bring out the emotion of the literary work, given that.

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The verse novel (like the rock opera or the sound sculpture) is the awkward child of successful parents, destined to disappoint both of them. The pitfalls are many. Verse Author: Guardian Staff. This is a simple one. A novel is (generally, and the wilder experiments only prove the rule) a long fictional narrative (long enough not to be called a "novella," a "little novel") written in prose.

The novel, in other words, is a literary genre. Prose is could be called "normal language" - it is what we use in every day speech. It consists of sentences and paragraphs, and is what most novels and contemporary are written in. Verse can also be called poetry - it tends to have a regular rhythm, and is divided into "stanzas" rather than paragraphs.

Prose does not pay attention to rhyme and rhythm whereas Verse which pays attention to rhyme and rhythm. Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.Character Bibles.

Detailed descriptions of unique characters designed for use within a game world. The 4 Inversions. CROATOAN: The Lost Colony. The Close.Prose is a type of literature that is written expression without a formal pattern of verse or meter (as opposed to poetry).