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- n. Obsolete form of rhyme.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See rhyme.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See rime, etc.
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You have allso dresst Wake's Oak in rhime, And if you go any further in personal compliments to your H. S.
I chose to do it in rhime for this reason; because I found allways that when I put two or three lines together in blank verse, or something that sounded like it, it was a great chance if it stood right when it came to be wrote down, for blank verse have ten syllables in a line, and this particular I could not adjust, nor bear in memory as I could rhimes.
You had made hope & yoke rhime, which is intolerable.
I mean to have the pleasure of exhibiting to you and them my whole triple-page'd Journal, Drawings, prose, and rhime.
I shall keep a [word deleted] journal both in prose and in rhime, which shall give us some amusement on my return.
Makz much luv – not war pb- you iz 2 gineruss an wunnerful 2 – but not as ez to rhime *giglol*
But, lest you should think there is neither rhime nor reason in protracting this tedious epistle, I shall conclude it with the old burden of my song, that I am always — Your affectionate humble servant.
Such rarae aves should be remitted to the epitaph writer, or to some poet who may condescend to hitch him in a distich, or to slide him into a rhime with an air of carelessness and neglect, without giving any offence to the reader.
I wish to be informed to what "foolish rhime," which had been printed in Oxford and London, it applies?
[His other poems are but briefs in rhime, and like the poor Greeks collections to redeem from captivity.]