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hero'ic cou'plet



Pros.
a stanza consisting of two rhyming lines in iambic pentameter, esp. one forming a rhetorical unit and written in an elevated style, as, Know then thyself, presume not God to scan / The proper study of Mankind is Man.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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