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spondee

spondee

spondee Sentence Examples

  • On the other hand, the Alexandrians admitted a spondee in the fifth foot, especially when the verse ends with a quadrisyllable.

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  • S(= selectae), in which a spondee is substituted for a trochee in the cadence, e.g.

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  • 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.

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  • S(= selectae), in which a spondee is substituted for a trochee in the cadence, e.g.

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  • On the other hand, the Alexandrians admitted a spondee in the fifth foot, especially when the verse ends with a quadrisyllable.

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