Thomson's Seasons was undoubtedly the most influential of the poems of the blank-verse revival of this period.
Society at the time of the discovery of the blank-verse Indian of America was crude.
Jocasta, also acted at Gray's Inn the same year, is the second known play in blank-verse.
At the moment I am most of all interested in my blank-verse tragedy.
He said that the name was in itself a great incentive to blank-verse.
Martin recollected his blank-verse tragedy, and sent it instead.
Even the blank-verse reads like that of one accustomed to rhyme, and unable to get out of his wonted rut.
I am not at all afraid of the play, which is very beautiful,—a blank-verse comedy full of truth and feeling.
Farther on he laughs at the 'prophetical spirits' of those 'who set the end of scholarism in an English blank-verse.'
Shall I read you some of the rhymed pieces first, or some of the blank-verse poems, sir?
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,