cantos

All Noun
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  • And one does not see with what matter further cantos would be concerned. Cited from Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works, by Ka*alida*asa
  • In the previous cantos he wrote about the earth, the air and the water.
  • As though nature and man did not form one divine poem in two cantos! Cited from The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible, by R. Heber Newton
  • Hardly more than this, that the first eight cantos are better poetry than the last nine. Cited from Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works, by Ka*alida*asa
  • You will therefore look upon these three Cantos as the last of the poem. Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters And Journals, Vol. 5, ed. by Moore
  • The last two cantos in the series return to the world of "clear song".
  • And if we reject the last nine cantos, we fall into a very much greater difficulty. Cited from Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works, by Ka*alida*asa
  • These are but the four first cantos: if approved, I will go on. Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters and Journals, Vol. 4, ed. by Moore
  • It is divided into eight chapters, which might almost as well have been called cantos. Cited from Ralph Waldo Emerson, by Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Only the last three out of twelve cantos have been preserved.
  • Had he himself been writing of another, he might have divided his story into cantos, each one with a separate theme. Cited from Authors and Friends, by Annie Fields
  • Some of these cantos consist of only a few images, while others run into hundreds.
  • The original publication dates for the groups of cantos are as given below.
  • At the beginning and end of the cantos, the text often refers to the work itself.
  • There were only two cantos in very concise style, so I shall send you them entire. Cited from Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe,Charles Edward Stowe
  • Note in how many of the cantos the main action is told in a single scene vividly described. Cited from Teachers' Outlines for Studies in English, by Gilbert Sykes Blakely
  • By the time the last ten cantos came out, interest in the work had ebbed.
  • Of the whole work, only the first three cantos and a part of the fourth is extant.
  • The first three cantos he wrote in a species of measured or numerous prose. Cited from The Prose Works of William Wordsworth, by William Wordsworth
  • The Cantos has always been a controversial work, initially so because of the experimental nature of the writing.
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Root form of cantos is canto for the noun.

Meaning of cantos

  • noun The highest part (usually the melody) in a piece of choral music
  • noun A major division of a long poem