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dithyrambic trochee


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  • dithyrambic
  • trochee
  • iambic
  • anaepest.
  • Hexameter
  • Pentameter
  • dactyle
  • spondee
pyrrhic, a poetic foot of two short syllables. an ancient quick military danse Spondee 
  Two long syllables, in poetry.
Hexameter,—in ancient poetry, a verse of six feet the first four of which may be either dactyls or spondees,—the fifth must regularly be a dactyl—the sixth always a spondee, So thus hav ing spok en the casque nod ding 
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  (Anciently—Certain songs, or satires, supposed to have given birth to ancient comedy.)
2 Iambus—a poetic "foot" consisting of two syllables, the first short, the last long, as in "de-light" "He scorns—the force—that dares—his fu—ry stay."


(from a Greek word, signifying "to run.") A poetic foot consisting of two syllables, the first long, the second short. (I suppose such as this) Would you—gaze up—on the—wa ters, Of the—lordly—Missis—sippi?


(from the Greek word for "finger," the joint nearest the hand being long, the other two joints short.) A poetic foot of three syllables, the first long—the others short (I suppose such as) "Thun der ing—up ward and—down ward the—sur ges roll'd."
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