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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
- be found
in cl****ical literature. It is the main or revered character
epic poetry celebrated through ancient legends
of a people, often
- 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
is a main character
in a story
who lacks conventional heroic qualities
such as idealism, courage
and morality. Although...
- A heroic couplet
is a traditional
form for English
used in epic and narrative
poetry, and consisting
of a rhyming
pair of lines
- 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
Age may refer
to: Gr**** Heroic
Age, in Gr**** mythology, the period
semi-divine and human heroes
to have lived, between
, mock-epic or heroi-comic works
are typically satires
that mock common
- adventures forming
an organic whole through their relation
to a central heroic figure
and through their development
of episodes important
to the history...
medicine, also referred
to as heroic depletion
theory, was a therapeutic method advocating
for rigorous treatment
of bloodletting, purging, and...
- "Martyrdom and Masculinity
Iran. The Karbala
Paradigm, the Heroic
, and the Personal Dimensions
of War.", Behemoth
12, no. 1 (2019): 35–51...
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