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 Meanings and Examples of COUPLET
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couplet
 n.  two similar things; a pair; in poetry, a pair of lines with rhyming end words
Classic Sentence:
1  The wild and tender accents with which Combeferre sang communicated to this couplet a sort of strange grandeur.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER V—ENLARGEMENT OF HORIZON
2  A fifth bullet only succeeded in drawing from him a third couplet.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—GAVROCHE OUTSIDE
3  To each discharge he retorted with a couplet.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—GAVROCHE OUTSIDE
4  I went up to him as he was singing a love ditty and looking tenderly at a lady, and interrupted him exactly in the middle of the second couplet.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS
5  Joe recited this couplet with such manifest pride and careful perspicuity, that I asked him if he had made it himself.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
6  There are couplets to be sung in four places.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—QUADRIFRONS
7  All that the bourgeois have to do is to bear themselves well, I'll sneeze them out subversive couplets.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER II—GAVROCHE ON THE MARCH
Example Sentence:
1  Shoppers are buying red lanterns, scrolls with poetic couplets, paper cuttings and plush snake toys to express their best wishes for the Lunar New Year and decorate their homes.