Definition of distich in English:
A pair of verse lines; a couplet.
- He also wrote numerous poems in elegiac distichs.
- He goes on to extol especially the epigrammatic power of the elegiac distich by translating numerous specimens from the elegiac writings of Goethe and Schiller.
- To these we may add the nine notebook lines ‘Ad Vilmum Axiologum’ written somewhat later in 1805, and the distich on ‘The Homeric Hexameter,’.
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