Tetrameter sentence example

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  • Each of these hymns has eight four-line stanzas and is written in strict iambic tetrameter.

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  • The poem was written in memory of his friend Arthur Hallam and consists of 132 separate poems - all written in iambic tetrameter.

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  • Another work was the Saturae, written in various metres, but chiefly in the trochaic tetrameter.

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  • The metres employed by Epicharmus were iambic trimeter, and especially trochaic and anapaestic tetrameter.

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  • According to Suidas, Phrynichus first introduced female characters on the stage (played by men in masks), and made special use of the trochaic tetrameter.

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  • Most of the satires of Lucilius were written in hexameters, but, so far as an opinion can be formed from a number of unconnected fragments, he seems to have written the trochaic tetrameter with a smoothness, clearness and simplicity which he never attained in handling the hexameter.

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