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prosody
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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Definition
poetic rhythm: a system of or the study of writing verse

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linguistics:  the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
  • ...stanza, the Trochaic or Ballad metre, all have had their partisans, even to that "pestilent heresy" of the so-called English Hexameter; a metre wholly repugnant to the genius of our language; which can only be pressed into the service by a violation of every rule of prosody; and of which, notwithstanding my respect for the eminent men who have attempted to naturalize it, I could never read ten lines without being irresistibly reminded of Canning's "Dactylics call'st thou them?
    Preface (37% in)

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