Quotations About / On: COUPLET

  • 1.
    The bees' favorite couplet..
    a sunup brimming buttercuplet
    (Saiom Shriver)
  • 2.
    This is mere madness,
    And thus a while the fit will work on him.
    Anon, as patient as the female dove
    When that her golden couplets are disclosed,
    His silence will sit drooping.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Gertrude, in Hamlet, act 5, sc. 1, l. 284-8. On Hamlet's changing moods; "golden couplets" means pair of baby birds with yellow down; "disclosed" means hatched.)
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