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  • verb Present participle of assonate.


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  • The fourteenth-century MS. Containing it is in a deplorably garbled condition, having folios missing here and there and showing lines of very uneven length as well as assonating rhymes frequently imperfect.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • [Footnote 43: Historically, of i6-syllable lines, all assonating.] (2) Alternate assonance may be employed with lines of any length.

    Modern Spanish Lyrics

  • An _estribillo_, or refrain, may be used in any assonating verse (p. 45). page lxxxi

    Modern Spanish Lyrics

  • [Footnote 1: The popular epics were written in assonating lines of variable length.

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