And writers seem to get it a lot, the relationship between words and page and phrase and paragraph, or stanza.
Finally, just before the tenth stanza, a crestfallen Alvarado whispered that he was done.
E-book use on the iPhone exploded, with over a million downloads of the stanza application alone.
Mary wept and Martha moaned, Mary's gone to a world unknown—second verse or stanza.
There is Young in every stanza, such as he often was in his highest vigour.
At the first stanza, cheeks grew pale; at the second, tears flowed; and at last, the delirium of enthusiasm burst forth.
And with a stanza of Epicurean optimism from Horace the Essay closes.
As the Shepherds begin on the second stanza of the hymn, the curtains rise disclosing the same scene as before.
Such was a stanza from one of the songs that Big Black Burl was singing while he plowed.
We can thus understand the stanza in the footnote, on p. 424.
"group of rhymed verse lines," 1580s, from Italian stanza "verse of a poem," originally "standing, stopping place," from Vulgar Latin *stantia "a stanza of verse," so called from the stop at the end of it, from Latin stans (genitive stantis), present participle of stare "to stand" (see stet).
A period, an inning, a round, a chukker, or some other division of a game or contest; canto: The Jets pulled an el foldo in the third stanza (1933+ Sports)