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  • as inpoem
  • as inpoesy

synonyms for quatrain

  • ballad
  • composition
  • epic
  • lyric
  • poetry
  • rhyme
  • sonnet
  • verse
  • writing
  • beat
  • creation
  • haiku
  • limerick
  • lines
  • ode
  • poesy
  • rime
  • rune
  • song
  • words
  • blank verse
  • free verse
  • sestina
  • villanelle
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    How to use quatrain in a sentence

    The commonest stanza is a quatrain consisting of four heptasyllabic lines with the rhyme at the end of the couplet.
    ANCIENT IRISH POETRYVARIOUS
    Don Tiburcio converted into a quatrain—two feet, one longer than the other, between two crutches!
    THE REIGN OF GREEDJOSE RIZAL
    A stanza of two lines is called a couplet; of three lines, a triplet; of four lines, a quatrain.
    ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
    It is divided into two parts: the first consisting of an octave or double quatrain, and the other of a sestet.
    ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
    The parodist who wrote the following newspaper quatrain was no enemy of the automobile in spite of his cynicism.
    THE AUTOMOBILIST ABROADM. F. (MILBURG FRANCISCO) MANSFIELD
    These, however, are seldom sustained for more than a single quatrain.
    LIFE OF JOHN KEATSSIDNEY COLVIN
    It begins, like the Rondeau Redoublé, with a quatrain, here called the texte;—this is usually a quotation from a former poet.
    BALLADES AND RONDEAUS, CHANTS ROYAL, SESTINAS, VILLANELLES, ETC,VARIOUS
    Well, this quatrain is said, I believe truly, to have been discovered in a well near Padua some fifty years ago.
    THE LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT, VOL. 1 (OF 2) 1845-1846ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT
    Like the famous quatrain The Purple Cow, this poem immediately achieved a success totally out of proportion to its merits.
    THE LOOM OF YOUTHALEC WAUGH
    His verse—we have searched in vain for a single quatrain that would justify reproduction.
    THE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARKHIRAM MARTIN CHITTENDEN
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    WORDS RELATED TO QUATRAIN

    • ballad
    • beat
    • blank verse
    • composition
    • creation
    • epic
    • free verse
    • haiku
    • limerick
    • lines
    • lyric
    • ode
    • poesy
    • poetry
    • quatrain
    • rhyme
    • rime
    • rune
    • sestina
    • song
    • sonnet
    • verse
    • villanelle
    • words
    • writing
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