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There is more than one poem written of which every word begins with C. For example:

(1) One composed by Huebald in honour of Charles le Chauve. It is in Latin hexameters and runs to somewhat more than a hundred lines, the last two of which are

“Conveniet claras claustris componere cannas

Completur clarus carmen cantabile Calvis.

(2) One by Hamconius, calledCertamen catholicum cum Calvinistis.”

(3) One by Henry Harder, of 100 lines in Latin, on “Cats,” entitled: “Canum cum Catis certamen carmine compositum currente calamo C. Catulli Caninii.” The first line is—


“Cattorum canimus certamina clara canumque.”

Catsʹ canine caterwauling contests chant.

See M and P for other examples.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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