society verse

  • 1 society verse — light, graceful, entertaining poetry considered as appealing to polite society. [trans. of F vers de société] * * * society verse, light, graceful poetry. ╂[translation of French vers de société] …

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  • 2 society verse — light, graceful, entertaining poetry considered as appealing to polite society. [trans. of F vers de société] * * * …

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  • 3 verse — /verrs/, n., adj., v., versed, versing. n. 1. (not in technical use) a stanza. 2. a succession of metrical feet written, printed, or orally composed as one line; one of the lines of a poem. 3. a particular type of metrical line: a hexameter verse …

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  • 4 society — societyless, adj. /seuh suy i tee/, n., pl. societies, adj. n. 1. an organized group of persons associated together for religious, benevolent, cultural, scientific, political, patriotic, or other purposes. 2. a body of individuals living as… …

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  • 5 Society of the Sisters of St. Ursula of the Blessed Virgin —     Society of the Sisters of St. Ursula of the Blessed Virgin     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Society of the Sisters of St. Ursula of the Blessed Virgin     Religious congregation of women founded in 1606 at Döle (then a Spanish possession),… …

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  • 6 Society and culture of the Han Dynasty — A Western Han jade carved door knocker with designs of Chinese dragons (and two other jade figurines) The Han Dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE) was a period of ancient China divided by the Western Han (206 BCE – 9 CE) and Eastern Han (25–220 CE) periods …

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  • 7 Society of Dependants — Northchapel Stores The Society of Dependants were a Christian sect founded by John Sirgood in the mid nineteenth century. Their stronghold was in West Sussex and Surrey where they formed co operatives in some villages. They were widely known as… …

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  • 8 Society of the Sisters of Saint Ursula of the Blessed Virgin — The Society of the Sisters of Saint Ursula of the Blessed Virgin is a Roman Catholic religious congregation of women founded in 1606 at Döle (then a Spanish possession), France, by the Venerable Anne de Xainctonge (1587 1612). Its aim is twofold …

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  • 9 Society of Dependents — A Christian sect once common in Surrey and West Sussex, England, founded by John SirgoodThey were widely known as Cokelers . This name is believed to come from Cuckolders , meaning adulterers, a slander on them by religious opponents, rather than …

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  • 10 light verse — verse that is written to entertain, amuse, or please, often by the subtlety of its form rather than by its literary quality. * * *       poetry on trivial or playful themes that is written primarily to amuse and entertain and that often involves… …

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  • 11 List of Watch Tower Society publications — This article is about literature produced by the Watch Tower Society since its inception. For additional information about literature used by Jehovah s Witnesses, see Jehovah s Witnesses publications. Part of a series on …

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  • 12 Grace Evangelical Society — The Grace Evangelical Society (GES) is a small evangelical Christian advocacy organization based in Irving, Texas whose purpose is to promote Free Grace Theology. Founded in 1986, it stages national and regional conferences, local seminars,… …

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  • 13 Political verse — (Greek: Politikos stichos, Πολιτικός στίχος), also known as Decapentasyllabic verse (from Greek dekapentasyllabos, δεκαπεντασύλλαβος, lit. 15 syllable ) is a metric form in Modern Greek poetry. It is an iambic verse of fifteen syllables and has… …

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  • 14 Jewish Publication Society of America Version — The Jewish Publication Society of America Version (JPS) of the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) was the first Bible translation published by the Jewish Publication Society of America and the first translation of the Tanakh into English by a committee of …

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  • 15 Thai Prophecy Verse — (th: เพลงยาวพยากรณ์กรุงศรีอยุธยา, RTGS: Phleng yao phayakon krung si ayutthaya, the verse prophesying the future of Krung Si Ayutthaya) is a poetry forecasting the future of Thailand. It was composed on a par with Maha Supina Jataka in Tripitaka …

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  • 16 New Jewish Publication Society of America Version — The New Jewish Publication Society of America Version of the Jewish Bible (i.e. the Hebrew Bible or Tanakh, referred to by Christians as the Old Testament) is the second translation published by the Jewish Publication Society of America (JPS),… …

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  • 17 The Curtain Society — Infobox musical artist Name = The Curtain Society Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = United States Genre = Alternative rock, Shoegaze, Dream pop Years active = 1988 – present Label = Orcaphat Records,… …

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  • 18 The Tolkien Society — is an educational charity, formed in 1969, dedicated to furthering interest in the life and works of J. R. R. Tolkien, CBE, the author of The Hobbit , The Lord of the Rings , The Silmarillion and other works of fiction and philological study.The… …

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  • 19 Alpha Chi National College Honor Society — (or ΑΧ) is an American collegiate honor society recognizing achievements in general scholarship. It was founded on February 22, 1922 at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Its current headquarters is located at Harding University in… …

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  • 20 goliardic verse —    With the rise of the medieval university system, secular learning also gained in importance. Many student scholars who had to learn the Latin language and ancient Roman literature turned to imitating the love poetry by Horace, Propertius, and… …

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