from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A composition in verse in which all the lines end with the same rime.


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  • I allude especially to the monorhyme, Rim continuat or tirade monorime, whose monotonous simplicity was preferred by the Troubadours for threnodies.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Rubén Darío uses it, even retaining the hiatus between the half-lines; but instead of grouping the lines in quatrains with monorime, as the old monks did, he uses assonance in alternate lines, which is, so far as I know, without precedent:

    Modern Spanish Lyrics


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