Usage examples for poetry

  1. Are you fond of poetry, Miss Heron? – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  2. There is little danger of making poetry that is good enough to be given as poetry, do the work of information- teaching. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  3. I never shall forget the first piece of her poetry I ever see. – Masterpieces Of American Wit And Humor by Thomas L. Masson (Editor)
  4. There has been too much said in the past about the old principle of sharp division between poetry and prose. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  5. But do you write poetry? – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  6. I must say I take no pleasure in poetry that will not. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  7. What are the eternal objects of poetry, among all nations and at all times? – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  8. I never saw anything of the kind before, and had no idea how poetry was made. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  9. If music and sweet poetry agree, As they must needs, the sister and the brother, Then must the love be great 'twixt thee and me, Because thou lov'st the one, and I the other. – Spenser (English Men of Letters Series) by R. W. Church
  10. Her name, too, was poetry itself. – Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I. by John L. Stephens
  11. In short, Haydn is in music what Gellert is in poetry." – Haydn by J. Cuthbert Hadden
  12. Poetry had hitherto made no appeal to her; she did not care much for the little book. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  13. They were her expressions of the romance and poetry that had been in her; and though the expressions doubtless were poor, the romance and poetry of her heart had been high and noble. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  14. I mean it,- write poetry, you know. – Patty Blossom by Carolyn Wells
  15. I suggest that you think what that would have meant to you- to you who love poetry. – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair
  16. I put some poetry in Mr. Hobbs's watch. – Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  17. Love is the poetry of the senses. – The Physiology of Marriage, Part I. by Honore de Balzac
  18. Poetry can only express what is original in one sense- the sense in which we speak of original sin. – Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton
  19. The English have or have had poetry. – The Untilled Field by George Moore