- A poetic form with regular meter and a fixed rhyme scheme.
Etymology: partly Old English vers; partly < Old French vers; both < Latin versus, (originally) row, furrow < vertere turn around
- Restoration literature is well known for its carefully constructed verse.
- Poetic form in general
- The restrictions of verse have been steadily relaxed over time.
- One of several similar units of a song, consisting of several lines, generally rhymed.
- Note the shift in tone between the first verse and the second.
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