He customarily lay in bed until noon meditating pentameters on sunrise.
"Ponkapog Papers" by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
His productions, all written either in heroic or pentameter verse, are numerous, and on various subjects.
"The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete To Which Are Added, His Lives Of The Grammarians, Rhetoricians, And Poets" by C. Suetonius Tranquillus
The Dactylic Pentameter consists of two parts, each of which contains two dactyls, followed by a long syllable.
"New Latin Grammar" by Charles E. Bennett
The perception of variations in the measures of an iambic pentameter line was first taken up.
"Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1" by Various
Though the prevailing verse is iambic pentameter, we rarely find more than three or four real accents.
"An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway" by Martin Brown Ruud
The poem is a monologue, in unrhymed hexameters and pentameters.
"An Introduction to the Study of Browning" by Arthur Symons
DECASYLLABLE, a 5-stress (pentameter) line; a term used properly only of syllable-counting metres such as the French.
"The Principles of English Versification" by Paull Franklin Baum
It must consist of exactly fourteen lines of iambic pentameter.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
A FIRST VERSE BOOK; being an easy Introduction to the Mechanism of the Latin Hexameter and Pentameter.
"Notes and Queries, Number 183, April 30, 1853" by Various
The splendid pentameter is slightly misquoted by BALLIOLENSIS.
"Notes and Queries, Number 219, January 7, 1854" by Various
He thought the years which had already been wasted on hexameters and pentameters quite sufficient.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
The verses which boys are commonly taught to make are hexameters and pentameters.
"The Comic Latin Grammar" by Percival Leigh
Easy Hexameters and Pentameters.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)" by Charles Darwin
In the pentameter aye falling in melody back.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
The swarm rush on to the call of one another, in hexameters and pentameters.
"Amenities of Literature" by Isaac Disraeli
The alternate hexameter and pentameter are, for most purposes, a more agreeable measure than the hexameter by itself.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 60, No. 372, October 1846" by Various
The first requirements of the sonnet, then, are that it shall have fourteen lines, and that these lines shall be iambic pentameters.
"The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces" by Joyce Kilmer
AN INTRODUCTORY WORK ON HEXAMETERS AND PENTAMETERS.
"Whittaker & Co.'s List of Classical, Educational and Technical Works" by Whittaker & Co.
The epilogue showed a pretty wit and a high degree of skill in the management of hexameter and pentameter.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 105 December 30, 1893" by Various
Both are by Christian Karl Ernst Wilhelm Buri, 1758-1820, in five-line (trochaic pentameter) stanzas.
"Ossian in Germany" by Rudolf Tombo