A person who writes verse; a poet: I have always admired his skill as a verse-maker
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- If the verse makers of our time are to improve on their immediate precursors, we must be vitally aware of the duration of syllables, of melodic coherence, and the tone leading of vowels.
- His course in English versification, for example, was not intended to create verse makers but to tempt the students into various kinds of verse making, mainly because metrical composition is an excellent discipline for prose writing.
- An anti-poetic Dominican was notorious for persecuting all verse-makers; whose power he attributed to the effects of heresy, and magic.