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Top 100 Quotes About Rhyme

#1. THERE is something in the autumn that is native to my blood -
Touch of manner, hint of mood;
And my heart is like a rhyme,
With the yellow and the purple and the crimson keeping time. - Author: Bliss Carman
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#2. Love is like wine, drink it as you rhyme. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#3. There's no rhyme or reason to how I dress. - Author: Ashley Madekwe
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#4. Give lettered pomp to teeth of Time, So "Bonnie Doon" but tarry; Blot out the epic's stately rhyme, But spare his "Highland Mary!" - Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
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#5. I prefer assonance and internal rhyme to end rhyme. I mean, the sonnet already looks like a box. Best not to get too boxed in, though. - Author: Anna Journey
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#6. And of all glad words of prose or rhyme, The gladdest are Act while there yet is time - Author: Franklin P. Adams
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#7. Some things you know all your life. They are so simple and true they must be said without elegance, meter and rhyme ... they must be naked and alone, they must stand for themselves. - Author: Philip Levine
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#8. For many a time I have been half in love with easeful death. Call'd him soft names in many a mused rhyme, to take into the air my quiet breath - Author: John Keats
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#9. Everybody has they're own audience you know what I'm saying. I write rhymes and make music for the people that I fell wanna hear my music. They write rhymes and make music for the people they feel wanna hear they're music. - Author: Bun B.
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#10. I work best in rhyme and meter. I was most confident of myself in that way. - Author: Thom Gunn
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#11. It's a poem, of our love, that doesn't rhyme. A story, never meant to have, a happy end. - Author: Khadija Rupa
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#12. I'm tryin' to be part of a functioning society so I can't listen to Curren$y man. His rhymes make me high haha. - Author: Sean Price
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#13. Who among us has not dreamt, in moments of ambition, of the miracle of a poetic prose, musical without rhythm and rhyme, supple and staccato enough to adapt to the lyrical stirrings of the soul, the undulations of dreams, and sudden leaps of consciousness. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#14. It's difficult to learn poems off by heart that don't rhyme. - Author: Seamus Heaney
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#15. For poetry, he's past his prime,
He takes an hour to find a rhyme;
His fire is out, his wit decayed,
His fancy sunk, his muse a jade.
I'd have him throw away his pen,
But there's no talking to some men. - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#16. History may not repeat itself but, as Mark Twain said, it does rhyme. - Author: Paul Kriwaczek
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#17. Truthfully I wanna rhyme like common senseNext best thing I do a record with common sense - Author: Talib Kweli
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#18. The sort where moon don't rhyme with June, and you're not up to your backside in bloody buttercups. Songs that aren't about your mum and dad. A bit rough, a beat that busts up the old way, the old stodge, the empire and knowing your place and excuse me and the dressing up and doing what you're told. - Author: Francis Beckett
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#19. I thought of rhyme alone,
For rhyme can beat a measure out of trouble
And make the daylight sweet once more ... - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#20. In mockery I have set
A powerful emblem up,
And sing it rhyme upon rhyme
In mockery of a time
Half dead at the top. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#21. In my own writing, I've mostly abandoned end-rhyme, but wordplay is still a huge part of my process. - Author: Matthea Harvey
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#22. But there's nothing that gives me more thrill than when I'm writing and a couplet works. I find the right rhyme, or it's just perfect. There's nothing that exciting. - Author: Rosanne Cash
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#23. I will venture to assert, that a just translation of any ancient poet in rhyme is impossible. No human ingenuity can be equal to the task of closing every couplet with sounds homotonous, expressing at the same time the full sense, and only the full sense of his original. - Author: William Cowper
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#24. Sorry, sometimes when I try to rhyme I end up sounding like Yoda. - Author: Penny Reid
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#25. A fruitless year, take a fearless heart
One that blooms late will flourish in the dark - Author: Criss Jami
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#26. I usually start with a title or maybe a little rhyme or phrase. - Author: Harlan Howard
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#27. Events did not rhyme quite as he had thought. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#28. I was very introverted growing up and I had small circle of friends. Any opportunity I got to rap or articulate things through rhyme or hip hop was great for me. - Author: LeCrae
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#29. The lamp you lighted in the olden time Will show you my heart's-blood beating through the rhyme: A poet's journal, writ in fire and tears ... Then slow deliverance, with the gaps of years ... - Author: Bayard Taylor
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#30. History says, Don't hope
On this side of the grave,
But then, once in a lifetime
The longed-for tidal wave
Of justice can rise up,
And hope and history rhyme - Author: Seamus Heaney
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#31. She thinks I'm psycho cause I like to rhyme her name with things. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#32. I don't rhyme about guns I ain't shot
Hoes I ain't caught
Or shit I ain't bought. - Author: Ice-T
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#33. My son, O'Shea. He looks like me, and he can rhyme. - Author: Ice Cube
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#34. Whether the darken'd room to muse invite, Or whiten'd wall provoke the skew'r to write; In durance, exile, Bedlam, or the Mint, Like Lee or Budgel I will rhyme and print. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#35. They wore their hair long like a poet who hopes that romantically flowing locks will make up for a wretched inability to find a rhyme for daffodil. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#36. I have more wisdom than any books ever written in history of times, any scripture ever written which you rhyme but this is not my purpose. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#37. Yea, marry, now it is somewhat, for now it is rhyme; before, it was neither rhyme nor reason. - Author: Thomas More
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#38. Pharoahe Monch is like an eloquent linguistics professor moonlighting as a rhyme serial killer terrorist, challenging the listeners' I.Q. while daring him or her to keep up. - Author: Kool Moe Dee
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#39. Indeed, it has to be said that the percentage of old human sayings and proverbs that are actually true is very far from 100 percent. Seems it may be less important that it be true than that it rhyme, or show alliteration or the like. What goes around comes around: really? What does this mean? - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#40. I invented that little rhyme about 'One Ring to rule them all', I remember, in the bath one day. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#41. I'm a keen musician. Me and my mates have a great times jamming and recording stuff. We have a great band behind us and have turned my nursery-rhyme songs into quite credible pieces of music. - Author: Tom Felton
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#42. Take a simple name like Nicholas: you can rhyme it with ridiculous. If you aren't too meticulous. You know, every word's rhymable. - Author: Sammy Cahn
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#43. Acting is like music and you improvise. It's like jazz, there's no rhyme or reason to it. It's not a plan. You practice to music and you just play it. - Author: Denzel Washington
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#44. Sanity is a sonnet with a strict meter and rhyme scheme-and my mind is free verse. - Author: Holly Schindler
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#45. I saw I could rhyme words. It came simply to me. But I wrote some pretty horrible songs that I still have on tape. - Author: Del Shannon
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#46. No poet is required to write in stanzas, or indeed in regular forms at all. Coleridge's 'Dejection: An Ode' has a rhyme scheme and sequence of long and short lines that goes without regular pattern, following the mood and whim of the poet. Such a form is known as an irregular ode. - Author: James Fenton
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#47. Ashes, ashes." Her whispered words of an old rhyme smashed through the silence as thunder, and in unison, the shadow figures answered.
"We all fall down. - Author: A.F. Stewart
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#48. But touch me, and no minister so sore.
Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time
Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme,
Sacred to ridicule his whole life long,
And the sad burthen of some merry song. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#49. If there would be a recipe for a poem, these would be the ingredients: word sounds, rhythm, description, feeling, memory, rhyme, and imagination. They can be put together a thousand different ways, a thousand, thousand ... more. - Author: Karla Kuskin
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#50. The rhyme of the poet
Modulates the king's affairs. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#51. Next to theology I give to music the highest place and honor. And we see how David and all the saints have wrought their godly thoughts into verse, rhyme, and song. - Author: Martin Luther
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#52. And perhaps,frozen somewhere with time,
Our words will never cease to rhyme - Author: Stuti Dhyani
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#53. 'Hound Dog' took like twelve minutes. That's not a complicated piece of work. But the rhyme scheme was difficult. Also the metric structure of the music was not easy. 'Kansas City' was maybe eight minutes, if that. Writing the early blues was spontaneous. You can hear the energy in the work. - Author: Jerry Leiber
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#54. Marry on Monday for health, Tuesday for wealth, Wednesday the best day of all, Thursday for crosses, Friday for losses, and Saturday for no luck at all. - Folk rhyme - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#55. I wish to write such rhymes as shall not suggest a restraint, but contrariwise the wildest freedom. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#56. You want to know what's even more troublesome?" I scooted up. "Our real names rhyme."
He chuckled. "Yeah, they do. I never thought of that. - Author: Diana Peterfreund
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#57. When I first started reading poetry, all the poets I read - Edgar Allan Poe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Greenleaf Whittier - were rhyme poets. That's what captured me. - Author: Marv Levy
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#58. The flower bloomed and faded. The sun rose and sank. The lover loved and went. And what the poets said in rhyme, the young translated into practice. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#59. People say, 'Grimm, you've been shot like 50.
So why don't you just rhyme like 50?
Then, you could get the money like 50,
Otherwise, before you see success ... you'll be 50.' - Author: MF Grimm
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#60. A good poem has rhyming but no ending, it continues to rhyme in our heart. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#61. I don't write, I build a rhyme. - Author: Kool Moe Dee
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#62. Dead grass is awakened by fire,
dead earth is awakened by rain.
One life will give way to another,
the cycle will begin again. - Author: Susan Dennard
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#63. San Francisco is poetry. Even the hills rhyme. - Author: Patricia Montandon
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#64. Nor all that heralds rake from coffin'd clay, Nor florid prose, nor honied lies of rhyme, Can blazon evil deeds, or consecrate a crime. - Author: Lord Byron
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#65. Life does rhyme: it rhymes all the time. - Author: Martin Amis
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#66. From dream to dream and rhyme to rhyme I have ranged / In rambling talk with an image of air: / Vague memories, nothing but memories. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#67. I like it that my career has all the predictability and continuity of a children's nonsense rhyme. - Author: Nick Bantock
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#68. For two years, she and Cassie had been inseparable. And then one night, Cassie had disappeared from her bed. In her place, her abductor had left his calling card, a macabre nursery rhyme. Cassie had never come home. - Author: Elizabeth Heiter
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#69. There seemed to be little rhyme or reason as to why one day snatching the correct words from the ether was like opening a faucet and other days it was like opening a vein, - Author: Dennis Lehane
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#70. Princess, princess, youngest daughter,
Open up and let me in!
Or else your promise by the water
Isn't worth a rusty pin.
Keep your promise, royal daughter,
Open up and let me in! - Author: Philip Pullman
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#71. But the cruelest habit the modern prophecy-savans have, is that one of coolly and arbitrarily fitting the prophetic shirt on to the wrong man. They do it without regard to rhyme or reason. - Author: Mark Twain
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#72. Ah! What avails the classic bent
And what the cultured word,
Against the undoctored incident
That actually occurred?
And what is Art whereto we press
Through paint and prose and rhyme-
When Nature in her nakedness
Defeats us every time? - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#73. Rhyme is the rock on which thou art to wreck. - Author: John Dryden
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#74. The first line is the DNA of the poem; the rest of the poem is constructed out of that first line. A lot of it has to do with tone because tone is the key signature for the poem. The basis of trust for a reader used to be meter and end-rhyme. - Author: Billy Collins
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#75. In the context of fiercely monolingual dominant cultures like that of the United States, code-switching lays claim to a form of cultural power: the power to own but not be owned by the dominant language...Code-switching is a rich source of wit, humour, puns, word play, and games of rhythm and rhyme. - Author: Mary Louise Pratt
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#76. It has as much to do with the energy released by linguistic fission and fusion, with the buoyancy generated by cadence and tone and rhyme and stanza, as it has to do with the poem's
concerns or the poet's truthfulness. - Author: Seamus Heaney
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#77. Take these words home and think it through;
Or the next rhyme I write might be about you. - Author: Prodigy
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#78. There will always be a place for bunnies to talk in rhyme, but that's not what I do. - Author: Lois Lowry
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#79. The garden was full of sorrow
Songbirds and unusual winds whistled a rhyme
Clouds caused to appear and cast down darkness
For this was the first day the sun didn't shine - Author: John E. Wordslinger
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#80. People tend to call me names that I can't repeat on basic cable. I will give you a hint. They rhyme with itch, hunt, & bore. - Author: Chelsea Handler
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#81. If you want to be a poet, you can just write it on a napkin, and it's the length of the napkin, I guess. But usually you decide you'll rhyme it, or you'll have a formula. In radio, that's something called, 'Close your eyes and listen.' - Author: Robert Krulwich
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#82. My dogs have barked at a beggar tonight and he proves a prince of starlight. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#83. I hear a little firecracker go off when you come up with a good rhyme. - Author: Garrison Keillor
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#84. I sort of recognize it, as opposed to shaping it. Oh, that's a good idea, that's a good line. I wonder where I can use that. And when you get into a rhyme group like 'not,' you got a lot of rhymes, you got a lot of choices. The more you do it, the luckier you get. - Author: Paul Simon
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#85. I hope there is something worthy in my writings and not merely the novelty of a black face associated with the power to rhyme that has attracted attention. - Author: Paul Laurence Dunbar
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#86. So ahead of my time even when i rhyme about the future I be reminiscing - Author: J. Cole
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#87. I'm tired of love; I'm still more tired of rhyme; but money gives me pleasure all the time. - Author: Hilaire Belloc
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#88. Like Emily Dickinson, I ain't afraid of slant rhyme / And that's the end of this verse; emcee's out on a high. - Author: John Green
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#89. Why is it one can busta rhyme or busta move anywhere, but one must busta cap in someone's ass? - Author: Christopher Moore
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#90. When you start talking about the known knowns and the unknown unknowns, you're thrown into a crazy meta-level discussion. Do I know what I know, do I know what I don't know, do I know what I don't know I don't know. It becomes a strange, Lewis Carroll - like nursery rhyme. - Author: Errol Morris
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#91. Whitman's poems present no trace of rhyme, save in a couple or so of chance instances. Parts of them, indeed, may be regarded as a warp of prose amid the weft of poetry, - Author: Walt Whitman
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#92. Natural, hell! What was it Chaucer Said once about the long toil that goes like blood to the poems making? Leave it to nature and the verse sprawls, Limp as bindweed, if it break at all Life's iron crust Man, you must sweat And rhyme your guts taut, if you'd build Your verse a ladder. - Author: R.S. Thomas
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#93. Rhyme to kill, rhyme to murder, rhyme to stomp,
Rhyme to ill, rhyme to romp,
Rhyme to smack, rhyme to shock, rhyme to roll,
Rhyme to destroy anything, toy boy.
On the microphone:
I'm Poppa Large, big shot on the East Coast. - Author: Kool Keith
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#94. I love rhymes; I love to write a poem about New York and rhyme 'oysters' with 'The Cloisters.' And 'The lady from Knoxville who bought her brassieres by the boxful.' I just feel a sort of small triumph. - Author: Garrison Keillor
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#95. The basic rhymes in English are masculine, which is to say that the last syllable of the line is stressed: 'lane' rhymes with 'pain,' but it also rhymes with 'urbane' since the last syllable of 'urbane' is stressed. 'Lane' does not rhyme with 'methane.' - Author: James Fenton
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#96. A line is a fuse that's lit. The line smolders, the rhyme explodes - and by a stanza a city is blown to bits. - Author: Vladimir Mayakovsky
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#97. "Something on a line, it's discord and rhyme - whatever, whatever, la la la - Mouth is alive, all running inside, and I'm hungry like the -" Warmth spread down my neck.
"It's actually,'I howl and I whine. I'm after you,' and not blah or whatever. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#98. Feel you the barren flattery of a rhyme?
Can poets soothe you, when you pine for bread,
By winding myrtle round your ruin'd shed? - Author: George Crabbe
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#99. C" is for colonies
Rightly we boast
that of all the great nations
Great Britain has most! - Author: Mrs. Ernest Ames
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#100. She cares about fall's magnificence in the rain
The dipping raindrops' dance assigning thence Indicated rhyme that eases her refrain
Before they met - her paces commence. - Author: Victoria Haugnes
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