Tween twice three ways ; but (so its law ordains) Into successive couplets ne'er to throw 'em. The subject any ; but, whate'er it be, In one full thought, clear-claused, and blemish free ; With a beginning middle and an end. Fifty sonnets on various subjects - Page 3by Montagu Montagu - 1860Full view
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Matthew Russell - Sonnets - 1898 - 119 pages
...or as here framed to show 'em : And two tercets (or triplets, as we know 'em) Arranged at will ; for here a choice obtains 'Tween twice three ways ; but...whate'er it be, In one full thought, clear-claused, and blemish-free, With a beginning, middle, and an end. This, clearly, only given as a sample Of its mere...