A great deal of anecdotal evidence suggests that we respond positively to birdsong.
-Scientific researcher quoted in The Daily Telegraph 8.2.2012
Centuries of English verse
Suggest the selfsame thing:
A negative response is rare
When birds are heard to sing.
What’s the use of poetry?
You ask. Well, here’s a start:
It’s anecdotal evidence
About the human heart.
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conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie
a short quotation or saying at the beginning of a book or chapter, intended to suggest its theme
A stanza made of four lines.
correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry