Anglo-Saxon Poetry

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From Fancyclopedia 2 ca 1959
Did not have rime or regular rhythm. Each line was cut in two by a pause, with two accented syllables in each half, the whole line tied together by alliteration; as, "A rocket was ready to take you to Rio".
From Fancyclopedia 1 ca 1944
Saxon poetry did not have rime or regular rhythm. Each line was cut in two by a pause, with two accented syllables in each half, the whole line tied together by alliteration, as, "A rocket was ready to take you to Rio."

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