Some Couplets

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There are some couplets or distiches which contain two rhyming lines.

Many epigrams are in the form of couplets.

Examples :

When I am dead, I hope it may be said,

His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.

(Hilaire Belloc)

He first deceased, she for a little tried

To live without him, liked it not and died.

(Old Epitaph)

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