dactylic in a sentence
- Also important in Greek and Latin poetry is the dactylic pentameter.
- In ancient literature, heroic verse was synonymous with the dactylic hexameter.
- The poem comprised two books of verse in dactylic hexameter.
- Thus the dactylic line most normally looks as follows:
- The poem is divided into 17 books and is composed in dactylic hexameter.
- For example, the epics of Homer and Vergil are written in dactylic hexameter.
- The epics were composed in dactylic hexameter verse.
- He even occasionally adopted the old dactylic stanza.
- Horace also wrote verses in dactylic hexameter, employing a conversational and epistolary style.
- All of the poems are in dactylic hexameter.
- Perhaps poetry that demonstrated dactylic or iambic pentameter.
- He adopted Greek dactylic hexameter, which became the standard verse form for Roman epics.
- Dactylic pentameter is never used in isolation.
- Herodotus, writing in the fifth century BC describes the Pythia speaking in dactylic hexameters.
- Metrically, the motto is dactylic hexameter.
- The riddles themselves, written in tercets of dactylic hexameters, are of elegant Latinity.
- They comprise 71 lines written in dactylic hexameter verse and are traditionally attributed to Pythagoras.
- All feet in the line conform to one of the two patterns of dactylic hexameter.
- The poem is written in dactylic feet.
- Longfellow used dactylic hexameter, imitating Greek and Latin classics, though the choice was criticized.