- n. Plural form of doggerel.
“So we wrote doggerels and rhymes and riddles, and finally came to one that we thought would work.”
“Sam had a great wish to follow in the footsteps of his master and be a poet, and was therefore often heard singing doggerels of his own composition.”
“They may see sonnets in double-shuffle metre, doggerels in hop-skip iambics, and ordinary newspaper "ponies" with the rhythm of the St. Vitus dance.”
“In this game the seeker for a prize is guided from place to place by doggerels as the following, and is started on his hunt with this rhyme:”
“These queer little doggerels have an instinctive affinity for oblivion, and they will soon coalesce with the driftwood of the literary Sargasso”
“Poetry was on the stands nearly two years before the first Braithwaite anthology, and long before Miss Lowell had been lured from her earlier finishing-school doggerels by the Franco-British”
“Methods of literary production beyond his own doggerels were a mystery to him.”
“There his unappreciated doggerels found fame, though misunderstood most of all by the affectionate child who copied them so proudly.”
“The May-day morris-dancers, like the Christmas mummers, performed sword-dances and sang appropriate doggerels in costume.”
“[FN#624] These doggerels, which are like our street melodies, are now forgotten and others have taken their place.”
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