Assonance in Catullus and Sister Sledge

Catullus (poem XI):
Furi et Aureli comites Catulli
sive in extremos penetrabit Indos
litus ut longe resonante Eoa
tunditur unda

“resonante Eoa” (“with dawn re-echoing”) has that amazing re-echoing vowel sequence (e-o-a) which Michael Brandon showed me all those years ago. Imagine my surprise when, listening to Sister Sledge’s Greatest Dancer, I heard this:
“He had the kind a’body that would shame Adonis”: “a-body”, “Adonis”: very good.

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