Dactyl sentence example
Quite distinct was the Idaean Hercules, a Cretan Dactyl connected with the cult of Rhea or Cybele.
The rule is that, if there is a pause at the end of the fourth foot, this foot must be a dactyl.
Admitted soon after into the counting-house of a friend of his family, he "turned his stool into a Pegasus on three legs, every foot, of course, being a dactyl or a spondee"; but the uncongenial profession affected his health, which was never strong, and he was transferred to the care of his father's relations at Dundee.
According to another, the festival was founded by Heracles, either the well-known hero or the Idaean Dactyl of that name.Advertisement