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- n. Plural form of sestine.
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The sestines and canzons and madrigals of the sonneteers, for all the beauty of their occasional flashes, have nothing like the gracious and sustained majesty of the
This collection consists not merely of sonnets but of madrigals, sestines, canzons, and other attempts after Italian masters.
a hundred and five sonnets altogether, interspersed with twenty-six madrigals, five sestines, twenty-one elegies, three 'canzons,' and twenty