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  • verb Present participle of unrhyme.


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  • The poets that write in unrhyming verse are theoretically supposed to be doing what Milton does, and he is copying Virgilian and Homeric models: namely, to place the proper number of stressed and unstressed syllables on the line to give it a music.

    I Just Don't Get Poetry 2005

  • And gradually I shared the vision that this unrhyming poet by my side had somehow lived out in action.

    The Centaur Algernon Blackwood 1910

  • I plead for this suggestion: (1) that it adds nothing to the text and changes but one word; (2) that it removes nothing but the weak and unrhyming 'Like water from the skies'; and (3) that it leads directly to

    From a Cornish Window A New Edition Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch 1903

  • Shikwa to a free verse poem with three unrhyming couplets.

    CounterPunch 2008


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