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curtal sonnet


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The name given by the English poet Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–89) to a curtailed form of the sonnet which he invented. The curtal sonnet has ten lines with an additional half-line at the end. Hopkins wrote two of these: ‘Peace’ and ‘Pied Beauty’.

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