Verb(1) compose verses or put into verse
(1) C. P. Meehan tells how the poet would lean on the counter in O'Daly's shop and versify literal translations for ready cash.(2) it was never suggested that Wordsworth should simply versify Coleridge's ideas(3) But in the old days, popular poets and versifiers knew their high culture: they mocked and they borrowed.(4) Of the two, sensory attraction is the more important; without emotive beauty, versified philosophy has little to recommend it.(5) In this poem you set out to write a versified treatise on ├ö├ç├┐man, on nature and on human life├ö├ç├û, which is bound to be an overwhelming subject.(6) Like many a libretto and even many a straight play, it creates its dramatic flux by a careful control and mixture of versification .(7) Gilmore also belies her reputation in her versification .(8) In addition to the poet, there is another type of versifier , the bard, who lacked the professional training of the fili.(9) The legend was accepted as authentic by chroniclers and versified by Lydgate; the Beauchamp earls claimed descent from Guy.(10) And this is certainly the form of the second stanza, which comes across as a much more regular piece of versification than the first.(11) Maley takes us through punning, naming, etymological wordplay, versification and other features of the poetic language.(12) But from the Sponsus play onwards the text was frequently versified , and the music was in a distinctly new idiom.(13) Indeed literate Christians were more likely to improve the Bible by such tricks as versifying it, as they were to abandon their love of literature.(14) Most of Rollin's extensive versifying over the years was humorous.(15) Drayton's most ambitious work was the epic Poly-Olbion, a versified historical and mythological map of Britain.(16) Hence to retain reader interest, I first translated only selections from the Vedas, Upanishads and versified them.
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