Example sentences for: stanza

How can you use “stanza” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The last stanza of the song states:

  • The poetry that he imagines being murmured on the dump--"aptest eve," "invisible priest," "stanza my stone"--is not in itself distinguished; by intention, it's a bit ridiculous.

  • Américo Paredes cites a stanza from a corrido (ballad) the Mexican soldiers sang after the Battle of Puebla (celebrated on Cinco de Mayo) that taunts the vanquished French soldiers with the following words:

  • Is it to sit among mattresses of the dead,Bottles, pots, shoes and grass and murmur aptest eve ;Is it to hear the blatter of grackles and say Invisible priest ; is it to eject, to pullThe day to pieces and cry stanza my stone?

  • Can any postwar song match this prewar stanza from lyricist Leon Robin: "Venus de Milo/ Was noted for her charms/ But strictly between us/ You're cuter than Venus/ And what's more, you've got arms"?


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