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At the end of nearly every section he adds an envoi of his own to drive home the moral more surely.
Guynemer's biography is of such a nature that it must seem like a poem: why not, then, conclude it with an envoi?Georges Guynemer|Henry Bordeaux
Mais je ne voulais que vous remercier et rpondre votre envoi.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)|Henry James
It is composed of five strophes, identical in arrangement, of eleven verses each, and of an envoi of five verses.
The absence of an envoi will be noticed in Chaucer's, as in most of the medieval English ballades.