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accompanying Exercise accus anapaest avSpa bacchius begin the line caesura CEdipus Tyrannus composite contains a cretic crasis crov dactyl Declension elision enclitic ends the line English words example Exercise XXI Five-syllable Words foll foot fore forming one word four-syllable word Greek iambic metre Greek Iambic writing Greek language Greek prose Greek verses Greek words Hence hephthemimeral iambic hephthemimeral line HINTS AND HELPS honour iambic line iambus infin irpos last syllable litotes long by nature Mark lines containing metrical molossus or cretic monosyllables participle penthemimeral Penthemimers periphrasis pleonasm plur plural polysyllable words proclitics pupil quasi-enclitic quasi-proclitic row row row rule of construction scansion short syllables Sidgwick Sophocles spondee or trochee syllables are equivalent Synizesis taken as forming tense thee things thou three-syllable word tovto tribrach trisyllable trochee followed varieties of words verbs vowel Xoyco
Page 70 - Some talk of Alexander, And some of Hercules ; Of Hector and Lysander, And such great names as these...
Page iv - WILLIAMS, MA, Composition Master in S. Nicholas College, Lancing ; late Demy of Magdalen College. Fcp. 8vo. Is. 6d. This small treatise claims as its merit that it really teaches Greek Iambic writing on a system, and this system is based on no arbitrary analysis of the Iambic line, but on the way in which the scholar practically regards it in making verses himself.
Page 71 - THE angles at the base of an isosceles triangle are equal to one another : and, if the equal sides be produced, the angles upon the other side of the base shall be equal.