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The commonest stanza is a quatrain consisting of four heptasyllabic lines with the rhyme at the end of the couplet.
In a couplet of passionate melancholy she asked, where are the roses of yesterday?
John Briggs never took a dare, and at noon, when Mr. Cross was at home at dinner, he wrote flamingly the descriptive couplet.
That was the name they had given him; he could hear the night crowds shouting it in a silly couplet: Il nous faut-oBeau Cocono-o!
THROUGH THE WALLCLEVELAND MOFFETT
The reading of each couplet by the minister before it was sung seemed to him a sort of recitative.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
In the night (not being able to sleep) I composed a couplet, as my first essay in poetry.
Every alliterative couplet had two accented syllables, containing the same initial consonants, one in each of the two sections.
The controlling couplet might stay with a touch a modern grief, as it ranged in order the sorrows of Canning for his son.
THE RHYTHM OF LIFEALICE MEYNELL
He merely continued the carving of his couplet upon the lower stone of the sundial, whistling the air as he did so.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
At each verse the boys took up couplet and refrain, and sung it with hearty good will.

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