Noun(1) a verse line having six metrical feet
(1) Metrically, the ├ö├ç├┐Hymn├ö├ç├û justifies Coleridge's claims for the English hexameter .(2) For Schlegel, the feet of the hexameter must be of equal length, containing either one long and two short syllables or two long ones.(3) Most celebrated were the Epodes, songs in simple strophes usually made up of a hexameter or iambic trimeter plus one or two shorter cola.(4) My poetic skills were not up to constructing dactyllic hexameters , and I had already settled on the haiku form.(5) Perhaps the finest specimen of this hexametric renascence, however, was Charles Kingsley's mythopoetic epyllion Andromeda.(6) Several English poets have attempted extended composition in hexameters, the dactylic hexameter having been the epic metre of Homer; the hexametric experiments of Clough are among the more successful.(7) Longfellow wrote in hexameters , in the tradition of the classical masters of he epic, Homer and Vergil.(8) Certainly his poems were much appreciated, for example Lucretius admired his hexametric poetry.(9) The original hexametric pace of the verse, as maintained by the German translation, was chosen because of its known ├ö├ç├┐feel good├ö├ç├û effects on readers and listeners.
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