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1) terza rima. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...the first and third lines of the following tercet. Italian : terza, feminine of terzo, third + rima, rhyme....

2) ottava rima. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...lines in iambic pentameter rhyming abababcc. Italian : ottava, feminine of ottavo, eighth + rima, rhyme....

3) ottava rima. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ottava rima, (ota´v re´m) (KEY) : see pentameter....

4) Terza Rima. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Dante s Divine Comedy is in this metre, and Byron has adopted it in The Prophecy of Dante. The scheme is as follows:- 1 -1ax2afeel(a new rhyme for 1b and 3b).-3a1bhealx2bcries(a...

5) 278. Terza rima. Lucas, St. John, comp. Pierre-Jules-Theophile Gautier. 1920. The Oxford Book of French Verse
...Que leur font les passants, les pierres et les boues? Ils cherchent dans le jour le rêve de leurs nuits, 20 Et le feu du désir leur empourpre les joues. Ils ne comprennent...

6) Berni, Francesco. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...a priest. He was noted for his burlesque capitoli, light, often ribald verses in terza rima. He revised Boiardo's Orlando Innamorato, adding humorous touches and...

7) Heroic Verse. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...it is ten-syllable iambic verse, either in rhymes or not; in Italian it is the ottava rima. So called because it is employed to celebrate heroic exploits. 1...

8) Roland Holst, Henriette (van der Schalk). The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ro´lant holst) (KEY) , 1869-1952, Dutch writer. Her early Sonnets and Poems Written in Terza Rima (1895) won praise for outstanding lyric quality. Roland Holst became...

9) XI. Splanchnology. 1a. The Larynx. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...thyroid cartilage becomes prominent in the middle line of the neck, while the length of the rima glottidis is nearly doubled. 2 The larynx is broad above, where it...

10) §7. Wyatt and Surrey. XIII. Prosody from Chaucer to Spenser. Vol. 3. Renascence and Reformation. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...though French may have had some subsidiary or go-between influence. Sonnet and terza rima in Wyatt, and the same with the addition of blank verse in Surrey (putting...

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