elegiac couplet quotes

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Beauty is lyrical. Ugliness is elegiac.
In middle life each man wrote a long elegiac work centering on the death of someone very near his heart: Tennyson's In Memoriam su ...
When it came to poetry, my father was not an absolutist. Pie was his favorite subject for a couplet, but every three or four weeks ...
For hym was levere have at his beddes heed,
Twenty bookes, clad in blak or reed,
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There mark what ills the scholar's life assail,
Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the gaol.
The time had come for him to set out on his journey westward. Yes, the newspapers were right: snow was general all over Ireland. I ...
Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure
When with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are.
A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.
The light that never was, on sea or land,
The consecration, and the Poet's dream;
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