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having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable

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Ovid mimics alliteratively the subhuman noises the men make after the metamorphosis takes hold of their human bodies and deprives them of human speech: 'quamuis sint sub aqua, sub aqua maledicere temptant' (however much they lie under water, they struggle to curse underwater).
The second of Haught's alliteratively titled chapters (Darwin, Design, Diversity, Descent, Drama, etc.
This alliterative tendency occasionally reaches paroxysm as in the following where again the choice of wording is very noticeably alliteratively driven:
Considering the life designing paradigm offered in 2009 leaves me now ever-so-slightly re-casting, for the reader's ease of recollection and personal contemplation, four fundamental traditions of the field of career counseling and development, proposed here alliteratively as individual differences, individual development, social cognitive deliberation, and individual design.
Alliteratively challenged twelve year old protagonist, Henry Hoey Hobson is at his sixth school in as many years and is the only boy in year seven at Our Lady of the Perpetual Succour Catholic School.
President's five key tools for altering the behavior of a foreign country can be alliteratively characterized as: (1) speaking (statements and negotiations); (2) sweeteners (incentives); (3) sanctions (economic and diplomatic restrictions); (4) sabotage and (5) soldiers (military action).
9) In the Book of Beasts, animal figures effectively become or come to animate the language they can never have; Muldoon's own apologies for collecting an anthology are initially and alliteratively animalized "to slough and slip and slither their way across the screen" (xv), but by the middle of the introduction, the poems themselves become mobile animals that have either "slipped through the net" of the anthology or been "roped in" and "corral[ed]" (xvi).
1:199-202) Catherine is similarly bemused, as her meditations toss her between "broken promises and broken arches, phaetons and false hangings, Tilneys and trapdoors," a series that alliteratively confuses her gothic and her Tilney aspirations (87).
Perry begins by suggesting that we can examine right from wrong using what this reviewer once alliteratively called "rules," "results," or "realities.
Connecting alliteratively back to the first line, spring's nonviolent and delicate conduct is aptly emphasized by its inclusion in the unassuming parentheses.
Langdon joins forces with an Italian scientist alliteratively named Vittoria Vetra (Ayelet Zurer).
This resonates even in the titles of some of his works, Sous le Soleil de Satan, Journal d'un cure de campagne, La Grande Peur des bien pensants, Les Grands Cimetieres sous la lune: the words trip off the tongue alliteratively and rhythmically.
The initial descriptions of the two characters are very similar, and their names alliteratively signal their resemblance.
My poolside reading in Tuscany this summer was not Life With My Sister Madonna or Obama Nation or even Andrew Bacevich's The Limits of Power (though I packed it), but, alliteratively, The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day.
Revealing its origins in a novel unfinished by Nolot, Pays consists of three chapters: Jacques's arrival, up to his mother's death (and the shocking sequence of the washing and dressing of her corpse, which culminates in a reverse pieta); the funeral and various encounters and confrontations with family and villagers, in which secrets are revealed that overturn Jacques's grasp of his past; and, finally, Jacques's delayed leavetaking, including the sudden interjection of a remembered adolescent fantasy involving rugby players and bullfighters, locked in homoerotic rites, their tight pants revealing what French alliteratively elides as la queue et les couilles, otherwise known as cock and balls.