Thesaurus / metre
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This occurs, though not frequently, (a) at the natural division of the metre.
As a printed word is only a sign, so print can afford a hint only of the nature of metre.
The writer handles this metre skilfully; the stresses coincide generally with the natural accent and the rhymes are good.
Where if the metre would suffer the word Ridiculous to close the first line, the thought would be rather more proper.
JOSEPH ANDREWS VOL. 1HENRY FIELDING
This is complementary to the preceding speech, of which it completes the metre.
Criticism of this poem, such as I have heard, reveals a lack of appreciation of the dramatic spirit of metre.
As ‘Aylwin’ was begun in metre, it would be very interesting to know on what lines the metre was constructed.
The roofs are from seven to eight metres in height, the gallery three metres wide in the interior, and the walls a metre thick.
But subject-matter and metre both afford rough clues to the period in his career to which each p. 49play may be referred.
He rarely either recalls old phrases, or twists his metre into harsh inversions.

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