12.0507 correction: free not blank verse

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Sat, 20 Mar 1999 16:56:02 +0000 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 12, No. 507.
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Date: Sat, 20 Mar 1999 16:56:37 +0000
From: Glenn Everett <aaff@utm.edu>
Subject: Frost & masterly restraint

The phrase "playing tennis without a net" made reference to FREE verse, not
blank verse.

Glenn Everett
Engish Department
U of Tennessee at Martin

Date: Sat, 06 Mar 1999 14:47:25 +0000
From: "by way of Humanist <humanist@kcl.ac.uk>"

Or, as Robert Frost, put it, in discussing blank verse, "It's like playing
tennis without a net." (And, no, I don't ahve the source for the

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