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That it was used and admired by Dante and Petrarch, alone gives the sestina a royal precedence over all of the other forms.
The sestina, a very elaborate canzonet, was invented in Provence and borrowed by the Italians.The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory|George Saintsbury
The common form of the sestina has six stanzas of six lines each, with a tercet at the end.English Verse|Raymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.
Naught else have I afforded you, madame, save very anciently a Sestina.Chivalry|James Branch Cabell
From Italy have come, besides the ottava rima and the sonnet, two other metrical forms, the sestina and the terza rima.The Principles of English Versification|Paull Franklin Baum