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T.S.Eliot " To break the pentameter, that was the first heave.
Help - Rhyme forms Terza rima stanza Three line stanza, commonly iambic pentameter.
The meter is basically iambic pentameter with variations, and incorporating a number of breaks within the line (caesura ).
The dialog, which Potter wrote, is in a rhyme which is an iambic pentameter, apart from a few direct declarations with eight syllables.
The poem is in the form of rhyming pentameter couplets, sometimes called heroic couplets, the favorite poetic form of the eighteenth century.