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  • n  two items of the same kind
  • n  a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed

  • WINNING WORD: Elegiacal DEFINITION: An elegiac couplet, a series of such couplets; poem or poems written in such couplets After winning the Bee in the eighth grade .
  • The same is true for iSight and iChat, the camera-and-videoconferencing couplet introduced by the company several weeks ago.
  • One couplet I'm so adamant to save, I might have it engraved upon my grave: Man is a victim of dope In the incurable form of hope.
News & Articles

  • A case for upward mobility
    All men are by nature equal,But differ greatly in the sequel. WASHINGTON - A quarter of a millennium later, that couplet from a colonial American almanac defines an urgent challenge. Modern society increases how, and the predictability of how much, people differ in the sequel. If...
    June 21, 2013 - Victorville Daily Press
  • George F. Will: Concept of limited government requires more upward mobility
    A quarter of a millennium later, that couplet from a colonial American almanac defines an urgent challenge. Modern society...
    June 20, 2013 - Deseret News
  • A good family background remains big key to success
    — All men are by nature equal, But differ greatly in the sequel. WASHINGTON — A quarter of a millennium later, that couplet from a colonial American almanac defines an urgent challenge. Modern society increases how, and the predictability of how much, people differ in the sequel. read more
    June 20, 2013 - IlliniHQ.com
Quotes

  • WS Merwin in New York Times
    In the time when the conventions were much more obvious and abstract - the sonnet or the heroic couplet - it was pretty clear when something was complete,Merwin said. "But it's not so clear now. I don't have any kind of religious...
  • Daniel Lanois in Sydney Morning Herald
    I'm sort of the Leonard Cohen of sonics,Lanois says. "I once asked Leonard Cohen how he did it and he said: 'Oh, my system is terrible. I'll hang on to a lyric for 15 years and then I'll finally write that finishing couplet.' It's a bit...
  • Gerry Casale in San Francisco Chronicle
    The overzealous minds of gatekeepers are always unfathomable,Casale says. "In many cases, they were telling me what the lyrics meant that I wrote 25 years ago. In 'That's Good,' there's a parochial school nursery rhyme couplet that goes...

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