- rhyme of the terminal syllables of lines of poetry.
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End-rhyme has been used occasionally; internal rhyme, sporadically.Beowulf
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But can this influence explain the gradually increasing use of end-rhyme in some OE.
The first mark of this influence was that end-rhyme and strophic formation was forced upon many alliterative poems.
The poetry of the language employed head-rhyme or alliteration, and not end-rhyme, as we do now.A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2)
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