Synonyms for couplet

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When he came to the couplet I have given you, what do you think he sang?

It was, however, to the regularity of Pope's couplet that most translators aspired.

Revolts against the couplet, then, were few and generally unsuccessful.

The couplet he immediately repudiates as an enemy to fidelity.

The antics Palmer cut while delivering this couplet were truly amusing.

When he took Ismail in 1790 he sent this couplet to Empress Catherine.

Stay, stay, I have just recollected the beginning of the second couplet.

In Marlowe's copy the couplet must have been very different.

The couplet is so great that, where thou art, —Thou being a poem—it is past my art.

Couplet tried to explain that the time for taking it had expired on August 26.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, in poetry, from French couplet (mid-14c.), a diminutive of couple (see couple (n.)). In music, from 1876.

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couple

nounpair of things
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