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  • Again, the _ballade_ of which the "Envoi" runs: --

    Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches

  • Envoi: Down There Incessant wind sweeps the plain of stone.

    Dreams of Steel

  • It was from Henry Harland that this reader learnt to read _The Ring and the Book_: "Leave out the lawyers and the Tertium Quid, and all after Guido until the Envoi."

    Browning's Heroines

  • BALLADE, a formal metrical scheme of three stanzas riming _ababbcbC_ with an Envoi _bcbC_, keeping the same rimes throughout, and the last line of each stanza (_C_) being the same.

    The Principles of English Versification

  • Skies are Blue_; Emerson, _The Poet_; Longfellow, _Envoi_; Robert

    The Poet's Poet : essays on the character and mission of the poet as interpreted in English verse of the last one hundred and fifty years

  • Envoi to one of his own ballades and Gilbert finished it for him.

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton

  • The Duchess, who had been seated in the foremost row of chairs, was already moving away followed by her suite, when the musicians recommenced to play, and it was whispered through the assemblage that the Envoi had yet to be performed.

    A German Pompadour Being the Extraordinary History of Wilhelmine van Grävenitz, Landhofmeisterin of Wirtemberg

  • Amongst the few other pages of the book which have been left unwritten, we must also reckon with regret some pages descriptive of the reconciliation between Graham Vane and Isaura Cicogna; but, fortunately for the satisfaction of every reader who may have followed thus far the fortunes of Die Parisians, all that our curiosity is chiefly interested to learn has been recorded in the Envoi, which was written before the completion of the novel.

    The Parisians — Volume 12

  • Lemercier's description of the fate of Victor de Mauleon (which will be found in the Envoi) need be added for the satisfaction of our sense of poetic justice and if on the mimic stage, from which they now disappear, all these puppets have rightly played their parts in the drama of an empire's fall, each will have helped to "point a moral" as well as to "adorn a tale."

    The Parisians — Volume 12

  • Cicogna; but, fortunately for the satisfaction of every reader who may have followed thus far the fortunes of Die Parisians, all that our curiosity is chiefly interested to learn has been recorded in the Envoi, which was written before the completion of the novel.

    The Parisians — Complete

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