Origin of stanza
Examples from the Web for stanza
Finally, just before the tenth stanza, a crestfallen Alvarado whispered that he was done.Boxers, Be Brave and Quit Before Your Brain Turns to Mush|Gordon Marino|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And writers seem to get it a lot, the relationship between words and page and phrase and paragraph, or stanza.The Writer and the Potter: Edmund De Waal on his New York Debut|Iain Millar|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
E-book use on the iPhone exploded, with over a million downloads of the Stanza application alone.
His letters and the stanza addressed to Mrs. Boinville show the profound depression under which he laboured in April and May.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
In the second stanza his eyes met Miss Vanes, and heaven was opened before him.The Bail Jumper|Robert J. C. Stead
There is a large omission after the 125th verse (the 28th stanza as here printed), though the writing is continuous.
The admirably effective burden is taken into the story at stanza 11.
The house was so taken by surprise that at the end of her second stanza, where applause should have come, none came.Tales From Bohemia|Robert Neilson Stephens