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Heroic verseVerse Verse, n. [OE. vers, AS. fers, L. versus a line in
writing, and, in poetry, a verse, from vertere, versum, to
turn, to turn round; akin to E. worth to become: cf. F. vers.
See Worth to become, and cf. Advertise, Averse,
Controversy, Convert, Divers, Invert, Obverse,
Prose, Suzerain, Vortex.]
1. A line consisting of a certain number of metrical feet
(see Foot, n., 9) disposed according to metrical rules.
Note: Verses are of various kinds, as hexameter, pentameter,
tetrameter, etc., according to the number of feet in
each. A verse of twelve syllables is called an
Alexandrine. Two or more verses form a stanza or
2. Metrical arrangement and language; that which is composed
in metrical form; versification; poetry.
Such prompt eloquence Flowed from their lips in
prose or numerous verse. --Milton.
Virtue was taught in verse. --Prior.
Verse embalms virtue. --Donne.
3. A short division of any composition. Specifically:
(a) A stanza; a stave; as, a hymn of four verses.
Note: Although this use of verse is common, it is
objectionable, because not always distinguishable from
the stricter use in the sense of a line.
(b) (Script.) One of the short divisions of the chapters
in the Old and New Testaments.
Note: The author of the division of the Old Testament into
verses is not ascertained. The New Testament was
divided into verses by Robert Stephens [or Estienne], a
French printer. This arrangement appeared for the first
time in an edition printed at Geneva, in 1551.
(c) (Mus.) A portion of an anthem to be performed by a
single voice to each part.
4. A piece of poetry. ``This verse be thine.' --Pope.
Blank verse, poetry in which the lines do not end in
Heroic verse. See under Heroic.
Heroicness He*ro"ic*ness, n.
Heroism. [R.] --W. Montagu.
Meaning of Heroic from wikipedia
may mean: characteristic
of a hero typical
of heroic poetry
or of heroic verse belonging
to the Gr**** Heroic
(horse), a racehorse
- Heroic nudity
or ideal nudity
is a concept
in cl****ical scholarship
the un-realist use of nudity
in cl****ical sculpture
to show figures
- A heroic couplet
is a traditional
form for English
used in epic and narrative
poetry, and consisting
of a rhyming
pair of lines
- The Heroic Legend
(****anese: アルスラーン戦記, Hepburn: Arusurān Senki, lit. Arslan
War Record(s)) is a ****anese fantasy novel series written
- adventures forming
an organic whole through their relation
to a central heroic figure
and through their development
of episodes important
to the history...
is a main character
in a story
who lacks conventional heroic qualities
such as idealism, courage
and morality. Although...
Origins" is the twelfth
and penultimate episode
of the fourth season
of the NBC sitcom
Community, which originally aired
on May 2, 2013. In this...
, mock-epic or heroi-comic works
are typically satires
that mock common
- Heroic Losers
(Spanish: La odisea
de los giles) is a 2019 Argentine heist
film co-written and directed
by Sebastián Borensztein, based
on the novel
Age may refer
to: Gr**** Heroic
Age, in Gr**** mythology, the period
semi-divine and human heroes
to have lived, between
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