- The second section of the poem, the last four lines, alternate between iambic tetrameter and pentameter.
- An Admonition of Warning to England comprises twenty-four rhyming couplets in alternating lines of iambic hexameter and heptameter.
- Here is how Arthur Golding rendered the scene, in iambic heptameter couplets, about the time Shakespeare was born.
- That particular line-length is easy to swallow, while its iambic rocking gives a steady rhythmical pleasure to listeners.
- The Cautionary Tales are in iambic octosyllabic couplets and can run to fifty lines or so.
- He kept the iambic blank verse form but relieved it entirely of its poetic burden.
- Both poems tend strongly toward an iambic rhythm.
- Even students with a strong background in form tend to be familiar only with iambic meter.
- This probably refers to the anapaestic and iambic chants which accompanied armed dances and processions at certain Spartan festivals.
- In this year he sits down to compose 23 farewell letters to his friends, each set into conversational iambic hexameter.
- If you want to run all your editorials in purple or run the type sideways, or give voice to all your opinions in iambic hexameter, knock yourself out.
- I have also used iambic tetrameter, a rhyme scheme that appears frequently in songs and uses four iambic feet.
- In poetic terms I used to step out a good iambic metre, lively and heroic.
- Iambic verse he thought potentially monotonous.
- The central theme of iambic poetry was traditionally invective, that is personal attack, mockery, and satire.