<verse-line> Line of a Verse

One line of a poem or verse.


Formatting of Verse: No serious attempt has been made to encode the look or visual form of poetry. But in acknowledgment that poems are a little like tables in that formatting may be significant, a few basic hooks have been added to indicate line styling and indentation:

Base Attributes

Models and Context
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Content Model
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Tagged Samples
Verse group inside a section
 <title>Buy or Lease?<break/>
  Two Models for Scholarly Information<break/>
  at the End (or the Beginning) of an Era</title>
  <verse-line>Some say the world will end in fire,</verse-line>
  <verse-line>Some say in ice.</verse-line>
  <verse-line>From what I&rsquo;ve tasted of desire</verse-line>
  <verse-line>I hold with those who favor fire.</verse-line>
  <verse-line>But if it had to perish twice,</verse-line>
  <verse-line>I think I know enough of hate</verse-line>
  <verse-line>To say that for destruction ice</verse-line>
  <verse-line>Is also great</verse-line>
  <verse-line>And would suffice.</verse-line>
  <attrib>&mdash;Robert Frost &ldquo;Fire and Ice&rdquo;</attrib>
 <p>Within living memory, our use of print (static) information
  has been governed by copyright law and the practices that have 
  evolved around it. Enter electronic information, where publishers 
  deliver it with licenses and new rules, a very different framework 
  from copyright. ...</p>
 <verse-line><sc>There</sc> was a time when meadow, grove, and stream,</verse-line>
 <verse-line indent-level="1">The earth, and every common sight,</verse-line>
 <verse-line indent-level="3">To me did seem</verse-line>
 <verse-line indent-level="1">Apparell&rsquo;d in celestial light,</verse-line>
 <verse-line>The glory and the freshness of a dream.</verse-line>
 <verse-line>It is not now as it hath been of yore;&mdash;</verse-line>
 <verse-line indent-level="2">Turn wheresoe&rsquo;er I may,</verse-line>
 <verse-line indent-level="3">By night or day,</verse-line>
 <verse-line>The things which I have seen I now can see no more.</verse-line>
 <attrib>From Wordsworth&rsquo;s &ldquo;Ode: Intimations of 
  Immortality&rdquo; (1807).</attrib>