Dactylic sentence example

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  • The metre used by Theocritus in the Bucolics and Mimes, as well as in the Epics, is the dactylic hexameter.
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  • Notes: 1. Epodic meter, a dactylic hexameter followed by an iambic dimeter.
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  • Though written in a metre deemed foreign to English ears, the poem immediately attained a wide popularity, which it has never lost, and secured to the dactylic hexameter a recognized place among English metres.
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  • Should we revive dactylic hexameter for What on Earth features?
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