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couplet

/coup·let/ (kup´let) pair (2).

cou·plet

(kŭp'lĕt)
A series of two consecutive premature ventricular contractions.
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This was a bold figure of speech, but not exactly the right thing; for, unhappily, the pat opening had slipped away--even couplets from Pope may be but "fallings from us, vanishings," when fear clutches us, and a glass of sherry is hurrying like smoke among our ideas.
In addition to his fine poem on Palestine, he delivered a beautiful ghazal whose last couplet, called "maqta," became a great favorite.
You started this column with a couplet, which has tempted me to share with you the following two couplets:
You gotta love Sheila Nicholls simply for the opening couplet on her album: "Friends for a long time / But I think that we shouldn't fuck / Friends for a long time / Baby, you don't want to see the rest of me.
E[acute accent]--Storage: One DataDirect Networks S2A8500 couplet with 80 drives (10K RPM, Fibre Channel).
This year's couplets have been coated with water repellent, so though they are more expensive than the average couplet, they will last much longer.
He wrote his first Urdu couplet when he was just 8.
Jaun wrote his first Urdu couplet when he was just 8, and his subsequent famous poetry collections include Shayed, Ya'ani, Gumaan, Lekan, and Goya.
Here, the form lends the poem both lyricism and a terrifying sense of inevitability; the repetition of the word collapse at the end of each couplet creates a kind of echo-we keep hearing it, hoping not to hear it, hearing it again, like a bomb going off in the distance, something shattering.
Each couplet ends on the same word or phrase or the "radeef," and is preceded by the couplet's rhyming word, or the "qaafia," which appears twice in the first couplet.
At the end of his speech, the Chief Minister said that today he is not reading the old couplet but presenting a new couplet to the audience: Barhum hon bijliyan keh hawayain khalaaf hoon Kuch bhi ho ihtemam-e-charagan karain gey hum The participants highly appreciated the new couplet of Shehbaz Sharif.