Here, as there, the 'introductions' are, for the most part, if not throughout, in continuous octosyllabic couplets.
"Sir Walter Scott" by George Saintsbury
D. (W. W.) on couplet "'Twas they unsheath'd," &c., 380.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
After the dedication comes the "Proeme" of eight couplets, occupying a separate page, faced and backed with virgin paper.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
I have omitted a couplet which verges on the scientific; for Crabbe is unpleasantly anxious to leave nothing unexplained.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
He was able only to play on one instrument, the heroic couplet.
"The Age of Pope" by John Dennis
Did you notice, Mary, how pleased he was when I recited that couplet?
"The Gorgeous Isle" by Gertrude Atherton
Rheinhart Kleiner and ourselves revel in heroic couplets of widely differing nature.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
A prize was offered for the best couplet.
"East Anglia Personal Recollections and Historical Associations" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Every now and then, a couplet, or a stanza, came sweeping up.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2, No. 12, May, 1851." by Various
I never heard of one out of that couplet.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 92, June, 1865" by Various
When it ceased, a voice was heard to shout some indecent couplet, upon which the hilarity became outrageous.
"The Grandee" by Armando Palacio Valdés
This couplet from the school books came to his aid, also; and he proceeded to make an application of this wisdom to his own mishaps.
"Try Again" by Oliver Optic
The couplet does not cease to be, nor does its meaning change.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
The poem may either be continued or the game may deal only in couplets or four-lined stanzas.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
There is hardly a complete couplet enclosing a complete idea in the whole book.
"Life of John Keats" by William Michael Rossetti
Give the five couplets in John 3:16.
"Training the Teacher" by A. F. Schauffler
Did you ever hear it repeat that couplet?
"Whispering Wires" by Henry Leverage
I smiled at your couplet of Latin.
"Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution" by John Adams
We append a few of these couplets, the first line being a proverb and the second the comment of Davies upon it.
"Proverb Lore" by F. Edward Hulme
With him the couplet character was never made prominent.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 9" by Various
Ballad, epic, quatrain,
Couplet--ay, a line--
"Let it rain or not rain,
Let it storm or shine."
"The Poem Speaks" by Franklin Pierce Adams
All his words have perished. Shame
On the saddle-bags of Fame,
That they bring not to our time
One poor couplet of the rhyme
Made by Abram Morrison!
"Abram Morrison" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And he who dribbled couplets like a snake
Coiled to a lithe precision in the sun
Is missing. The jar is empty; you may break
It only to find that Mr. Pope is gone.
"Mr. Pope" by Allen Tate
Wind that in Arcadia starts
In and out a couplet plays;
And the drums of bitter hearts
Beat the measure of a phrase.
Sweets and woes but come to print
Quae cum ita sint.
"Lines On Reading Too Many Poets" by Dorothy Parker
No matter, we songsters must sing as we can;
We can make some nice couplets with Lake Michigan,
And what more resembles a nightingale's voice,
Than the oily trisyllable, sweet Illinois?
"Welcome To The Chicago Commercial Club" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
For since I've loved it oh so long,
Let my last labour be in song;
And when my pencil falters down,
Oh may a final couplet crown
The years of striving I have made
To justify the jinglers trade.
"Rhyme Builder" by Robert W Service
Build a well-rounded, strong and powerful body in 20 minutes with two kettlebell couplets.
20-Minute Brute Strength Kettlebell Couplets.
The words "Bain Capital" do not form a particularly lyrical couplet, but they are destined to become a familiar refrain between now and November.
This animated counting book uses irreverent couplets and a screwball cast of goats for its humor.
Registered Nurse Couplet Full Time (Job Number: 132257).
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A better thing scaffolding also consists of 3 main parts or have 3 different ways, A)Tubes,B) Couplets for joining the tubes and Boards, to create a supporting area for human access.
And the gender- bending couplets devised by mastermind Stephin Merritt playfully or painfully tug at one's heartstrings.
SEUSSIFIED CHRISTMAS CAROL The kids of Creative Arts Theatre & School perform a whimsical adaptation of Dickens' Christmas story in rhymed Seuss-inspired couplets.
After 10 years of topical rhyming couplets by Max Branscomb, A Tucson Pastorela, the play localizing and updating the story of the birth of Jesus, was itself reborn last December.
Not so much as a couplet written in Shakespeare 's own hand has been proven to exist.
Couplet: 2 days of verse .