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This may occur when the accent is on the first syllable of a foot; that is, when the foot is trochaic or dactylic.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Without such dactylic movement, the vocal expression of a pathos so intense would be hardly possible to the human voice.
In dactylic hexameter how many of these feet are there in a line?
THE CHAUTAUQUAN, VOL. III, JANUARY 1883THE CHAUTAUQUAN LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC CIRCLE
Yet it is only by mere accident that Homer dealt with gods, wars, mythical events and employed dactylic hexameter.
A great variety of verses is used in the epitaphs, but the dactylic hexameter and the elegiac are the favorites.
Dactylic verse would have a regular recurrence of an accented syllable followed by two unaccented syllables, etc.
LEGENDS, TALES AND POEMSGUSTAVO ADOLFO BECQUER
In the dactylic form, as in the second trochaic series, ratios varying from unity in one direction only were employed.
Six observers took part in the work with trochaic forms, five in that with dactylic.
This proportion is broken in the relation of the primary interval to the unit group in the dactylic rhythm form.
But, in his expressed aversion for trochaic and dactylic measures, is he not merely recording his own inability to handle them?

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