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 C.Ca Ira (it will go). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
C.
 
There is more than one poem written of which every word begins with C. For example:   1
   (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   2
       
“Conveniet claras claustris componere cannas
Completur clarus carmen cantabile CALVIS.
   (2) One by HAMCONIUS, called “Certamen catholicum cum Calvinistis.   3
   (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—   4
       
“Cattorum canimus certamina clara canumque.”
Cats’ canine caterwauling contests chant.
   See M and P for other examples.   5
 


 C.Ca Ira (it will go). 

 
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