Definition of couplet in English:
Two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit.
- Sonnet 126 is, unusually, a poem in six rhymed couplets rather than a sonnet proper.
- In 1705 he published The Campaign, a poem in heroic couplets in celebration of the victory of Blenheim.
- It is composed in fluent, almost chatty couplets, with marvellous evocations of the deserted Venetian lido and twinkling lagoon: 'I love all waste / And solitary places; where we taste / The pleasure of believing what we see / Is boundless, as we wish our souls to be.'
Definition of couplet in:
- British & World English dictionary
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