couplet

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  • Info A couplet is a pair of lines of metre in poetry. more...
  • Why could he never get more than a couplet at a time? Cited from This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Now we begin to think that there was some meaning in our poor couplet. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 47, September, 1861, by Various
  • Sometimes these couplets appear by themselves, for example one-half on each side of a door.
  • One of her most famous couplets if the one given above.
  • He composed his couplets slowly, even those which seem the most easy. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 4, February, 1858, by Various
  • And do we like some of our friends the worse because they never turned a couplet in their lives? Cited from Virginians, By William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Couplets can consist of two ten character lines, or two seven character lines.
  • He often tried his hand at poetry, if it was only a couplet at a time. Cited from From Boyhood to Manhood, by William M. Thayer
  • To win the couplet, a player must win at least one game and draw or win the other.
  • Couplets are read from top to bottom where the first line starts from the right.
  • The fifth couplet appears at first as being a drop to a lower region. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • A pretty and well-known story is told with regard to this couplet. Cited from The Complete Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith #3
  • All that evening the couplet kept running in his head. Cited from The Cardinal's Snuff-Box, by Henry Harland
  • They range in length from couplets to poems of three hundred lines. Cited from The Common People of Ancient Rome, by Frank Frost Abbott
  • I come out strong in singing that couplet, for I like it. Cited from Reveries of a Schoolmaster, by Francis B. Pearson
  • The first line of each couplet contains three accents and the second line contains two.
  • He composed his first couplet at the age of eight.
  • Some Chinese couplets may consist of two lines of four characters each.
  • Poems may use white space to mark out couplets if they do not rhyme.
  • In each case, there is a couplet before the final line.
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Meaning of couplet

  • noun A stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed