Examples of Alliteration in Poetry
"For the sky and the sea, and the sea and the sky"
Samuel Coleridge, Rime of the Ancient Mariner
"Once upon a midnight dreary while I pondered weak and weary"
Edgar Allen Poe, The Raven
"Now Beowulf bode in the burg of the Scyldings, Leader
and long he ruled In fame with all folk since his father
"Mary sat musing on the lamp-flame at the table
Waiting for Warren. When she heard his step"
Robert Frost, The Death of the Hired Man
Alliteration in Famous Quotes
"My style is public negotiations for parity, rather than private
negotiations for position."
Examples of Alliteration in Novels
"The wind had blown off, leaving a loud, bright night, with
wings beating in the trees and a persistent organ sound as the full bellows
of the earth blew the frogs full of life."
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
Nursery Rhyme Alliteration Examples
"Three grey geese in a green field grazing,
Grey were the geese and green was the grazing"