heroic couplet

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heroic couplet

n.
A verse unit consisting of two rhymed lines in iambic pentameter.

heroic couplet

n
(Poetry) prosody a verse form consisting of two rhyming lines in iambic pentameter

hero′ic cou′plet


n.
a set of two rhymed lines of iambic pentameter.
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Noun1.heroic couplet - a couplet consisting of two rhymed lines of iambic pentameter and written in an elevated style
couplet - a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed
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heroic couplet

n (Poet) → Heroic Couplet nt, Reimpaar aus fünffüßigen Jamben
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At any rate (i) the easy intelligibility of the stichic structure [Greek Text Omitted] as the hemiepes of the commonest stichic verse, (ii) the rarity of this structure in the Anacreontea, and (iii) the radical anomaly of the stichic fixity in An.