The 172 lines that follow are written in rhyme couplets in the style of the popular ballads common to the period.
The book was full of rhymed verse for children.
Use a favorite nursery rhyme to give your baby shower a fun theme.
Does she enjoy looking at books and joining in to sing rhymes and tell stories?
The poem has an irregular rhyme scheme - including an occasional internal rhyme.
Rhyme awareness promotes reading ability.
Other groups chanted the rhyme as they pretended to be the monster.
The original Banbury Cross in the famous nursery rhyme was pulled down at the end of the 16th century.
Feminine rhymes are those ending in a mute e or a mute syllable.
He made a rhyme out of the process, though he'd forgotten it again this morning.
To further illustrate the rhyme scheme, I have included a glossary at the back.
The nursery rhyme version we know now is much longer of course.
Remember the rhyme "Peas porridge hot, peas porridge cold, peas porridge in the pot nine days old."
Children at Leapfrog Day Nurseries will be learning and reciting rhymes, stories and songs, while raising vital funds for I CAN.
The dialog, which Potter wrote, is in a rhyme which is an iambic pentameter, apart from a few direct declarations with eight syllables.