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Which one of the following phrases is an example of consonance?

A. River birch and upland beech

B. Drink to me only with thine eyes

C. Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines

D. From rest and sleep, which but thy pictures be

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Answer: A. River birch and upland beech

In consonance, there is a repetition of consonant sounds within a sentence. The phrase “River birch and upland beech” is an example of consonance. When this phrase is listened to carefully, the “r” sound is heard from the words river and birch and also the “ch” sound in birch and beech.

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