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Rhyming   /rˈaɪmɪŋ/   Listen
Rhyming

adjective
1.
Having corresponding sounds especially terminal sounds.  Synonyms: rhymed, riming.  "Rhyming words"



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"Rhyming" Quotes from Famous Books



... of what I may call calendar poetry, which has always been popular since the art of rhyming began, none of the months escaped my attention, but of all of my efforts in that direction I never wrote anything that excelled ...
— The Autobiography of Methuselah • John Kendrick Bangs

... Congreve, and forbid our fear: Congreve! whose fancy's unexhausted store Has given already much, and promised more. Congreve shall still preserve thy fame alive, 130 And Dryden's Muse shall in his friend survive. I'm tired with rhyming, and would fain give o'er, But justice still demands one labour more: The noble Montague remains unnamed, For wit, for humour, and for judgment famed; To Dorset he directs his artful Muse, In numbers such as Dorset's self might ...
— The Poetical Works of Addison; Gay's Fables; and Somerville's Chase • Joseph Addison, John Gay, William Sommerville

... more words correspond from their accented vowel on, they are said to rhyme: Pferde—Erde. The rhyming syllable must carry at least a secondary accent: Hiligkit—Zit. Rhymes of one syllable are called masculine, of two syllables feminine. According to their degree of perfection rhymes are classified as pure and impure. Thus ...
— A Book Of German Lyrics • Various

... describe the place Where I, one of the rhyming race, Pursue my studies con amore, And wanton with the ...
— The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White - With a Memoir by Sir Harris Nicolas • Henry Kirke White

... versemaking would write such stuff. Read the speech through, and then think of the writer of "Hamlet," and "Lear," and "Othello," producing such a weak wash of words at the same time when he was writing those tragedies. And even turn back and compare it with the rhyming speeches of his other supernatural personages, of Puck and Titana and Oberon in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," which he wrote at least ten or twelve years earlier, and you will see that it is not only so inferior, but so unlike his undoubted work that it must ...
— The Galaxy - Vol. 23, No. 1 • Various

... town-bred dames! In those good old times for the fashionable Nine, an epic was sure to lead to a Ministry-of-State, and even an epigram produced its pension: to be a poet, or reputed so, was to be—eligible for all things; and the fortunate possessor of a rhyming dictionary might have governed Europe with his metrical protocols. But these halcyon times are of the past—and so, verily, are their heroes. Farewell, a long farewell, children of oblivion! farewell, Spratt, Smith, Duke, Hughes, King, Pomfret, Phillips, and Blackmore: ye who, in ...
— The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper • Martin Farquhar Tupper



Words linked to "Rhyming" :   unrhymed, alliterative, end-rhymed, assonant, rhymed, riming



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