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... The tones of the syllables in lục bát verses should follow the following model Bằng bằng trắc trắc bằng bằng Bằng bằng trắc trắc bằng bằng trắc bằng ... However, the odd syllables in lục bát verses don't have to follow the rule, but the even syllables must follow the rule ... The first exception is when there is a pause after the 3rd syllable in the lục line (six-syllable line) ...
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