The Portuguese poet left numerous English sonnets unattributed and unpublished.
25) Pessoa composed other political English sonnets in the Italian form around 1906-1907, leaving them unattributed and unpublished.
Borges was equally drawn to the sonnet form, but preferred the English sonnet (three quatrains and a final couplet) over Pessoa/Anon's choice of the Italian.
David Main's Treasury of English Sonnets (1880) cited Herrick in its explanatory notes.
He knew the work of a wide variety of modern practitioners of the sonnet, from Charlotte Smith, whose English sonnets first inspired him in early youth to try the form, (25) to Wordsworth, whose "Lines Written Upon Westminster Bridge" he admired.
24) Jennifer Ann Wagner, A Moment's Monument: Revisionary Poetics and the Nineteenth Century English Sonnet
(Madison, New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.
Sonnet 29 is, in one important way, closer to the structure of the Italian than the English sonnet
Couplets are also found as concluding lines in other forms, such as the last two lines of an English sonnet or the last two lines of scene of play written in blank verse.
The English sonnet is composed of four quatrains and a couplet.
10) anthologies such as Samuel Waddington's English Sonnets by Living Writers (1881) and William Sharpe's Sonnets of this Century (1886) boasted selections from the entire century's poetic production by the best of writers, from Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Keats through Barrett Browning and Meredith to the Rossettis, Swinburne, Symonds, Meynell, Pfeiffer, and A.
Jennifer Ann Wagner in A Moment's Monument: Revisionary Poetics and the Nineteenth-Century English Sonnet (1996) was among the first to discuss the outburst of what the New Monthly Magazine in January 1821 termed "sonnettomania," a disease much like "the bite of rabid animal" that had recently affected English poets and for which no cure had yet been found: "born with the latent heat of inspiration, the os magna sonaturum, they must (il faut) scratch head, bite nail, and sonnettize.