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synonyms for distich

  • verse
  • poem
  • unit
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How to use distich in a sentence

A war is undertaken for an epigram or a distich, as in Europe for a duchy.
RUBIYT OF OMAR KHAYYM AND SALMN AND ABSLOMAR KHAYYM AND RALPH WALDO EMERSON
Leo used occasionally to send him some dishes from his table; and he was expected to pay for each dish with a Latin distich.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
That distich which Shakespeare puts in the mouth of his madman in K. Lear, act iii.
RELIQUES OF ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY, VOLUME III (OF 3)THOMAS PERCY
So ran an agonised distich I found written up on a rock somewhere.
MY EXPERIENCES IN A LUNATIC ASYLUMHERMAN CHARLES MERIVALE
The chief forms of verse used are the elegiac distich (most frequent), scazons, and hendecasyllabics.
THE STUDENT'S COMPANION TO LATIN AUTHORSGEORGE MIDDLETON
Sometimes a thought, which might perhaps fill a distich, is expanded and attenuated till it grows weak and almost evanescent.
LIVES OF THE ENGLISH POETS: WALLER, MILTON, COWLEYSAMUEL JOHNSON
Here Selvaggi praised him in a distich, and Salsilli in a tetrastich: neither of them of much value.
LIVES OF THE ENGLISH POETS: WALLER, MILTON, COWLEYSAMUEL JOHNSON
When both itch, the above distich expresses the popular belief.
POPULAR RHYMES AND NURSERY TALESDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
This distich is said by a boy who feels very lazy, yet wishes to exert himself.
POPULAR RHYMES AND NURSERY TALESDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
This distich alludes to the quantity of old coins found near those places.
POPULAR RHYMES AND NURSERY TALESDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
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WORDS RELATED TO DISTICH

  • distich
  • poem
  • unit
  • verse
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