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two The Number of Stresses in an Old English Verse
three Constraints on Anacrusis in Type A
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A. J. Bliss abstract pattern accent acoustic alliteration anacrusis argue argument arsis Beowulf Bessinger Bliss 3E1 x x Bliss reads C. L. Wrenn chansons de geste chant clashing stresses compound constraints contains Eduard Sievers eorl fact five positions Five Types Glieder Gregorian chant half-line heavier inflected intermediate metrical stress intermediate stress Intonation J. R. R. Tolkien Kaluza Keyser levels of metrical light verse linguistic prominence long syllable main stresses melodic formula Metre of Beowulf metrical ictus metrical pattern metrical positions Modern English noun occur ofer Old English meter Old English poetry Old English prosody Old English verse Oxford Philip Lieberman phrases pitch Pope's present problem Revised Bliss 3E1 Rhythm of Beowulf rhythmical scanned scansion secondary linguistic stress secondary stress stressed syllable subtypes Sutton Hoo syllables bearing syntactic theory types of verse University Press unstressed verses in Beowulf W. K. Wimsatt waes