Ballad Stanza

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A quatrain that alternates tetrameter with trimeter lines, and usually rhymes a b c. See our entry on Common Measure.

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Citation:
Editors. "Ballad Stanza". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=93, accessed 16 April 2014.]