poetic rhythm


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n poetic rhythm (prosody) a system of versification
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In literature:

And this fact should be the model for all poetical and musical rhythm.
"The Continental Monthly, Volume V. Issue I" by Various
By nine or ten o'clock another subject is announced from the Four Books and a poetical theme in five-metre rhythm.
"Village Life in China" by Arthur H. Smith
While rhyme is a hindrance, rhythm seems to be the comrade of the poetic.
"Walt Whitman" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Humorous and didactic efforts, mere jokes or commonplace sermons, do not become poetical because they are put in metre or rhythm.
"The Literature of Ecstasy" by Albert Mordell
Their niceties of rhythm in many cases would reflect credit on the recognized masters of the poetic art.
"The International Monthly, Volume 4, No. 2, September, 1851" by Various
The poetical style of Lucretius is, like his rhythm, a true and powerful symbol of his genius.
"The Roman Poets of the Republic" by W. Y. Sellar
While rhyme is a hindrance, rhythm seems to be the comrade of the poetic.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 3 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Lectures" by Robert G. Ingersoll
His verse is marked by delicacy of poetical suggestion and perfection of rhyme and rhythm.
"Prairie Gold" by Various

In news:

A warm summer afternoon, the poetic rhythm of a great play by play announcer and a game that doesn't require an awful lot of attention.
Fusing West African rhythms with poetic folk music, Piers Faccini leads his band and plays everything from kora to the xylophone.