In all the round world of Utopia there is no meat. There used to be, but now we cannot stand the thought of slaughterhouses.
—H G Wells - A Modern Utopia
A line or group of lines that is repeated throughout a poem, usually after every stanza.
A type of poetry consisting of stanzas of seven lines in iambic pentameter with the rhyme scheme ababbcc. Rhyme royal was an innovation introduced by Geoffrey Chaucer.