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Quotation by Hilaire Belloc
There is a Canon which confines
A Rhymed Octosyllabic Curse
If written in Iambic Verse
To fifty lines.
Hilaire Belloc (1870–1953), French-born British poet. Lines to a Don (l. 21–24). . .
Oxford Book of Satirical Verse, The. Geoffrey Grigson, comp. (1980) Oxford University Press.
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