The fourteenth book (on forestry) is written in elegiacs (85 distichs).
Distichs have been frequently made use of by the modern German poets.
This fountain is of white marble, embellished with many festoons and Arabic distichs, complimenting the monarch and his princess.
He has about ten distichs of "Hudibras" without book, and never leaves the club till he has applied them all.
These distichs were soon imitated, and similar maxims in one line—monostichs— were also written.
They are maxims of every-day wisdom expressed in distichs of two hexameters.
Three distichs commemorate the humility of the defunct, his piety, his devotion to the King.
Often he introduces his plight in only one or two distichs of a poem, subordinating the topic to the poem's main theme.
He has about ten distichs of Hudibras without book, and never leaves the club till he has applied them all.
But distichs of this sort perpetually occur in all their poems of any length.