Adjective(1) based on the meter as a standard of measurement(2) the rhythmic arrangement of syllables
(1) Wrapped in layers of philosophy, history, metrical science and astrology, Kingsbury has also given us a closer look at the central premise of Asimov's trilogy: that what men can predict, men can control.(2) One's admiration for this haunting and beautifully cadenced lament is likely to increase when we submit it to metrical analysis.(3) The rhythmic cadence of the poetry was not the iambic pentameter or other such metrical patterns but free verse with words scattered randomly across the printed page.(4) His position at court did not require Lawes to compose for the church, and his only surviving sacred music is a set of psalm settings, using the metrical translations of George Sandys.(5) They consist of metrical , continuous verse (or at least mixed verse and prose) and divide not into chapters and sections but, naturally, into verses.(6) Other phonic features are added to the basic metrical pattern of verse, with or without rhyme.(7) Among the pioneers of free verse, D. H. Lawrence stands out as one who, though gifted in metrical verse, is happier without meter.(8) Has the regulation been made metrical now, or not?(9) Bardic verse was part of an oral tradition defined by strict metrical patterns, combining original narrative with stock formulaic phrases, elaborate similes and extended digressions.(10) He could compose in a metrical pattern that followed strict conventions.(11) Emphasize that the measure's metrical structure is of primary importance and should be solidified before the ornaments are added.(12) It was obvious to everyone except the old man that this was an entirely futile undertaking, and, when it was eventually published, the metrical translation of the Psalms received absolutely no acclaim whatever.(13) He combined topological and metrical methods to attack problems of real analysis.(14) New and previously described material of the genus Atlantoxerus from the Aragonian type area in Spain are assigned to a single species, A. blacki, on the basis of metrical and morphological analyses.(15) This same class was also called on to organize various forms of consensus, and especially to produce laudatory verses, metrical epitaphs, and celebrations of civic life to accompany festivals and other public events.(16) Both he and Frost advocated the use of natural diction, and of colloquial speech rhythms in metrical verse.
1. metric ::
1. unmeasured ::
Different Formsmetrical, metrically
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