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her·o·ic cou·plet

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  1. heroic coupletnoun

    a couplet consisting of two rhymed lines of iambic pentameter and written in an elevated style

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  1. Heroic couplet

    A heroic couplet is a traditional form for English poetry, commonly used for epic and narrative poetry; it refers to poems constructed from a sequence of rhyming pairs of iambic pentameter lines. Use of the heroic couplet was first pioneered by Geoffrey Chaucer in the Legend of Good Women and the Canterbury Tales.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heroic couplet in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heroic couplet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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