The only gangster picture ever done in blank verse, by Abraham Polonsky.
For the mere rhetorical "elevation" of blank verse we have no use whatever.
Philippa occasionally broke into blank verse like this, but not often.
The verses entitled "Morning" ought to have rhymes, as it is not blank verse.
But we must now regard the application of blank verse to the use of the drama.
The following extract illustrates the qualities of Nash's blank verse.
I believe they talk in blank verse with occasional lapses into rhyme.
blank verse, therefore, being our recognised vehicle of dramatic productions, has been employed in this translation.
His facility in the handling of blank verse is also remarkable.
His first venture was a poem in blank verse, the title of which we have been unable to ascertain.
1580s; the thing itself is attested in English poetry from mid-16c. and is classical in origin.
Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more: it is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,