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1) Spenserian sonnet. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...form composed of three quatrains and a couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme scheme abab bcbc cdcd ee....

2) Shakespearean sonnet. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of three quatrains and a terminal couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg. Also called Elizabethan sonnet, English sonnet....

3) sonnet. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...or Shakespearean, sonnet, consisting of three quatrains and a couplet (rhyming abab cdcd efef gg). Variations of these schemes occur, notably the Spenserian sonnet,...

4) §6. "Ideas Mirrour". X. Michael Drayton. Vol. 4. Prose and Poetry: Sir Thomas North to Michael Drayton. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...are also scattered through certain other sonnets, and, in eighteen, each quatrain is rimed not abab, but on the rarer principle of abba. 17 Any independence which...

5) §12. William of Shoreham. XVI. Later Transition English. Vol. 1. From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...latter aabccb; but he uses, also, alternately riming lines of varying length and the quatrain abab. His poems are characterised by the tender melancholy which pervades...

6) §4. Fulke Greville. IX. The Successors of Spenser. Vol. 4. Prose and Poetry: Sir Thomas North to Michael Drayton. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Honour, Of Warres and on Monarchy and Religion are written in a six-lined stanza, riming ababcc. The versification of the tragedies is of peculiar interest, for,...

7) §6. Sir Philip Sidney s "Astorphel and Stella". XII. The Elizabethan Sonnet. Vol. 3. Renascence and Reformation. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...quatrains rime respectively with the first lines of his second and third quatrains, thus abab bcbc cdcd. Spenser approached no nearer the prosody of Italy or France....

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