A System of Greek Prosody and Metre: For the Use of Schools and Colleges : Together with the Choral Scanning of the Prometheus Vinctus of Aeschylus, and the Ajax and Oedipus Tyrannus of Sophocles : to which are Appended Remarks on Indo-Germanic Analogies
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accusative AEolic Greek anacrusis analogy anapaest Antispastic dimeter ANTISTRoPHE arsis Attic caesura case-sign Choriambic dimeter Compare compounds consonants corresponding cretic Dactylic dimeter dative declension dialects dimeter brachycatalectic dimeter catalectic dimeter hypercatalectic diphthong Dochmiac dimeter Dochmiac monometer Doctr dual Elem Elmsley ending epic Epitritic Eurip feet feminine foot genitive German Glasg Glyconic Gothic Greek Hence Hermann Homer Iambic monometer iambic trimeter iambus Ionic language last syllable Latin latter Leipsic lengthened Lithuanian locative long syllable masculine measure Metr monometer monometer hypercatalectic neuter nominative nouns Paroemiac penult plural poets pronominal pronoun remarks root Sanscrit Sanscrit and Zend short syllables short vowel singular Slavonic Soph spondee stem STRoPHE syzygy Tāv termination tetrameter third person tongue T÷v tragic writers tribrach Trochaic Trochaic dimeter Trochaic monometer trochee uÚv verbs verse vocative vowel words yāp yŘp Zend
Page 92 - Homer so often the hiatus before them, that, leaving these words out of the account, the hiatus, which is now so frequent in Homer, becomes extremely rare, and in most of the remaining cases can be easily and naturally accounted for. These same words have also, in comparison with others, an apostrophe very seldom before them ; and, moreover, the immediately preceding long vowels and diphthongs are far less frequently rendered short than before other words.
Page 83 - One restriction as to the feet separately admissible obtains, that the two feet — ^^ v^s^> — , in that order, nowhere concur in the long Anapestic. 2. In the long as in the short Anapestic verse Dactyls are admitted much more sparingly into the second than into the first place of the dipodia. (Elmsley, p. 93.) 3. In the 1200 (or more) Tetrameter Anapestics of Aristophanes only nineteen examples occur of a Dactyl in 2nd, the only second place of a dipodia which it can occupy. In thirteen of those...