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In like manner we have anapestic lines of all lengths from monometer to hexameter.
Here we have a hexameter which is neither iambic nor anapestic, but a combination of the two rhythms.
ENGLISH VERSERAYMOND MACDONALD ALDEN, PH.D.
The measure of the song is anapestic (that is, with the accent on every third syllable), with modifications.
THE LADY OF THE LAKESIR WALTER SCOTT
Anapestic feet are used freely to improve the music; in fact, they are nearly as numerous as the iambic feet.
JOURNEYS THROUGH BOOKLAND, VOL. 10CHARLES HERBERT SYLVESTER
Technically the poem is anapestic tetrameter much varied by the introduction of iambic feet.
JOURNEYS THROUGH BOOKLAND, VOL. 10CHARLES HERBERT SYLVESTER
A poetic foot of three syllables which bears the accent on the third syllable is called an anapestic foot.
Often it seems to an English reader to have an anapestic effect, and to be best described as anapestic tetrameter.
ENGLISH VERSERAYMOND MACDONALD ALDEN, PH.D.
Again we find, especially in dactyllic and anapestic lines, a trochee or spondee thrown in to vary the movement.
RHYMES AND METERSHORATIO WINSLOW
Anapestic verse consists of a regular recurrence of two unstressed syllables preceding a stressed syllable, — — /.
LEGENDS, TALES AND POEMSGUSTAVO ADOLFO BECQUER
There is evident a tendency toward the rising verse and the anapestic foot.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER

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