This ingenious epistolary “novel” consists of the letters Shklovsky wrote triolet during his political exile in Berlin.
But it is a truth that you can no more put into a play than into a triolet.
Deuce take it, Easy is the triolet,If you really learn to make it!
The triolet seems simple enough, and, for that matter, a certain kind of triolet can be written by the ream.
The triolet is a sort of abbreviation of the second variety of rondeau.
The farce opens with a lamentable triolet, in which the two thieves bewail their unhappy state.
Though intended for the delicately humorous the triolet is sober-going enough to carry a thread of sentiment.
A triolet to a ton of coal would be a glorious thing now, wouldn't it?
When varied the triolet may give exactly the right ring for some idea which refuses to fit itself into the conventional molds.
Originally, the triolet was often used for serious sentiment.