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Title: Bacup Miscellany: 1st: Prose and Verse by Local Writers Past and Present
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Bacup Miscellany: 1st: Prose and Verse by Local Writers Past and Present by etc.,Harry Craven



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The Whitworth Doctors were local surgeons and bone setters whose reputation spread far and wide, so that they treated patients from throughout the country, including Princess Elizabeth and the Archbishop of Canterbury. In 1819 William Hewitt described them as "the most remarkable men of their class that ever appeared in England". A Bacup Miscellany : Prose and Verse by Local Writers Past and Present. "News : The Adrenaline Live!

It applies a natural flow of speech, and ordinary grammatical structure, rather than rhythmic structure, such as in the case of traditional poetry. Normal everyday speech is spoken in prose, and most people think and write in prose form. It can be said to be the most reflective of conversational speech.

Definition & Examples. When & How to Write a Prose. I. What is a Prose? Prose is just non-verse writing. Pretty much anything other than poetry counts as prose: this article, that textbook in your backpack, the . Constitution, Harry Potter – it’s all prose. The basic defining feature of prose is its lack of line breaks: In verse, the line ends. When the writer wants it to, but in prose. You just write until you run out of room and then start a new line

Whence first outrode th' immortal Pair,- The half-crazed Hero and his hind,- To make sad laughter for mankind; And whence they fare. Throughout all Fiction still, where chance Allies Life's dulness with its dreams- Allies what is, with what but seems,- Fact and Romance:- O Knight of fire and Squire of earth!- O changing give-and-take between The aim too high, the aim too mean, I hail your birth,- Three centuries past,-in sunburned SPAIN, And hang, on Time's PANTHEON wall, My votive tablet to recall That lasting gain! Note: .

In the book Past and Present, Thomas Carlyle compares and contrasts medieval times with then-modern England View More Questions .

But St. Bede the Venerable, in his Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum ( Ecclesiastical History of the English People ), wrote that in the late 7th century Caedmon, an illiterate Northumbrian cowherd, was inspired in a dream to compose a short hymn in praise of the creation. Caedmon later composed verses based on Scripture, which was expounded for him by monks at Streaneshalch (now called Whitby), but only the Hymn of Creation survives. Caedmon legitimized the native verse form by adapting it to Christian themes.

2d e. 1713, London : Printed for John Morphew. This book is part of the collection held by the Bodleian Libraries and scanned by Google, Inc. for the Google Books Library Project.

We find, for the first time in history, writers discussing what is good and what is not. Their new interest starts with Hobbes and the Royal Society. English prose written in Restoration Age favours clarity, simplicity and utility against ornamentation, affection, turgidity etc. One of the best examples is Sprat’s History of the Royal Society. Restoration Prose Writers. With the exception of the works of Dryden and Bunyan, the prose work of the Restoration Age is of little moment. Dryden’s prose is almost entirely devoted to literary criticism and Bunyan’s contribution shows the development of prose allegory. The remaining prose writers deal with political, historical, theological and other miscellaneous subjects.

Definition and a list of examples of prose. Prose is a communicative style that sounds natural and uses grammatical structure. Verse is much more highly stylized than prose. In literature, prose became popular as a way to express more realistic dialogues and present narration in a more straightforward style. With very few exceptions, all novels and short stories are written in prose. Examples of Prose in Literature. Example I shall never be fool enough to turn knight-errant. For I see quite well that it’s not the fashion now to do as they did in the olden days when they say those famous knights roamed the world. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes).