assonance

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Then read from the treasured volume The poem of thy choice, And lend to the rhyme of the poet The beauty of thy voice.
Remember that a rhyme is never good so long as one can find a better.
Yes, my friend," he added, with increasing grief, "it seems that I rhyme in a slovenly manner.
Sometimes even in translation the rhyme may be kept, as:--
At times, too, Layamon has neither rhyme nor alliteration in his lines, sometimes he has both, so that his poem is a link between the old poetry and the new.
There was some rhyme, 'Tea, coffee--coffee, tea,' that she said to him every morning at breakfast.
And then, without rhyme or reason, all sceptical, my mind flew back to a small biographical note in the red-bound Who's Who, and I said to myself, "She was born in Cambridge, and she is twenty-seven years old.
Because you show it,' replied Fledgeby in unintentional rhyme.
WE WERE SINGING rhymes to tease Antonia while she was beating up one of Charley's favourite cakes in her big mixing-bowl.
I suppose the reader never makes nonsense rhymes from sheer gladness of heart,--nursery doggerel to keep time with the rippling of the stream, or the dancing of the sun, or the beating of his heart; the gibberish of delight.
Their eyes, concentrated upon the bank, were full of the same green reflections, and their lips were slightly pressed together as though the sights they were passing gave rise to thoughts, save that Hirst's lips moved intermittently as half consciously he sought rhymes for God.
Great-Grandmother seemed to run short of rhymes at the last of the epitaph," commented Dan.