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Heroic verse
Verse 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 strophe. 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 rhymes. Heroic verse. See under Heroic.
Heroical
Heroical He*ro"ic*al, a. Heroic. [R.] --Spectator. -- He*ro"ic*al*ly, adv. -- He*ro"ic*al*ness, n.
Heroically
Heroical He*ro"ic*al, a. Heroic. [R.] --Spectator. -- He*ro"ic*al*ly, adv. -- He*ro"ic*al*ness, n.
Heroicalness
Heroical He*ro"ic*al, a. Heroic. [R.] --Spectator. -- He*ro"ic*al*ly, adv. -- He*ro"ic*al*ness, n.
Heroicness
Heroicness He*ro"ic*ness, n. Heroism. [R.] --W. Montagu.

Meaning of Heroic from wikipedia

- be found in cl****ical literature. It is the main or revered character in heroic epic poetry celebrated through ancient legends of a people, often striving...
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- A heroic couplet is a traditional form for English poetry, commonly used in epic and narrative poetry, and consisting of a rhyming pair of lines in iambic...
- adventures forming an organic whole through their relation to a central heroic figure and through their development of episodes important to the history...
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