How to use Prosody in a sentence

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  • The prosody was significant and owed much to Scottish philosophical discourse.

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  • Towards the middle of the 4th century we have Decimus Magnus Ausonius, a professor of Bordeaux and afterwards consul (379), whose style is as little like that of classical poetry as is his prosody.

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  • He early took up his residence at Rome, where he enjoyed the patronage of Marcus Aurelius (161-180), to whom he dedicated his great treatise on prosody.

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  • He is involved in a study exploring prosody in schizophrenia and plan to launch an fMRI study in Japan.

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  • Traditional frameworks cannot handle cross-border categories, semantic prosody or the vagueness of word classes.

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  • The formalist accretions of English prosody can be very tasking and restrictive - prescriptive even, as in any other language.

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  • So strict became the rules of French prosody that lyrical poetry was all but extinguished between the 16th and 19th centuries.

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  • The meaning dominates so much over the form that in many instances the ghazals break the laws of traditional prosody and metrics.

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  • Vers libre Revolt against the formal constraints of classical French prosody.

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  • The word is used literally in biology; and metaphorically in prosody or grammar for a verse or sentence with a beginning wanting.

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  • He was fond of verse-making, and tried to introduce into French verse the rules of Latin prosody, his translation of the fourth book of the Aeneid into classical hexameters being greeted by Voltaire as "the only prose translation in which he had found any enthusiasm."

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  • It owes this conservation to its Poet prosody.

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  • Like many other predominantly religious characters, he had no appreciation of poetic beauty; and if we may believe one anecdote related of him, at a time when every one made verses, he affected ignorance of the most elementary rules of prosody.

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  • Does the word regularly associate with other meanings (the notion of semantic prosody)?

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  • At Ramsey he wrote for his pupils a scholarly work dealing with points of prosody and pronunciation, and exhibiting an accurate knowledge of Virgil and Horace.

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  • It is true that there is nothing, or hardly anything, that properly deserves the name of poetry in them - no passion, no sense of the beauty of nature, only a narrow "criticism of life," only a conventional and restricted choice of language, a cramped and monotonous prosody, and none of that indefinite suggestion which has been rightly said to be of the poetic essence.

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  • To perform their task adequately required from the critics a wide circle of knowledge; and from this requirement sprang the sciences of grammar, prosody, lexicography, mythology and archaeology.

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  • Mention may also be made of a treatise on orthography, of which a fragment (on Quantity) has been preserved; a tract on prosody; commentaries on Hephaestion and Dionysius Thrax; and grammatical notes on the Psalms.

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  • Aldhelm was the first Englishman, so far as we know, to write in Latin verse, and his letter to Acircius (Aldfrith or Eadfrith, king of Northumbria) is a treatise on Latin prosody for the use of his countrymen.

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  • In the next century we have Velius Longus's treatise De Orthographia, and then a much more important work, the Noctes Atticae of Aulus Gellius, and (c. 200) a treatise in verse by Terentianus, an African, upon Latin pronunciation, prosody and metre.

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  • They are distinguished by artistic form, purity of expression and strict attention to the laws of metre and prosody, qualities which, however good in themselves, do not compensate for want of originality, freshness and power.

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  • Besides the three main disciplines the student takes up according to his tastes other subjects, such as rhetoric (ma`ani wabayan), logic (mantiq), prosody (`arud), and the doctrine of the correct pronunciation of the Koran (gira'a watajwid).

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  • Even as a grammarian he performed an important service to the literary language of Rome, by fixing its prosody and arresting the tendency to decay in its final syllables.

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  • The later one is entirely in verse, and shows off the author's mastery of the artificial rules of prosody and poetics, according to which a poem, a maha-kavya, ought, according to the later writers on the Ars poetica, to be composed.

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  • They studied criticism, grammar, prosody and metre, antiquities and mythology.

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  • Grammar and prosody were studied in India with a marvellous accuracy and minuteness several centuries before Christ.

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