He has also licked that jaw-cracking tongue so far into shape, that it serves for regular hexameters.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851" by Various
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
For he had heard the Magister rail against matrimony in Latin hexameters and doggerel Greek.
"The Fifth Queen Crowned" by Ford Madox Ford
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
This was writing Latin hexameters.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol 58, No. 357, July 1845" by Various
She is said to have been the inventress of hexameters.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
The verses which boys are commonly taught to make are hexameters and pentameters.
"The Comic Latin Grammar" by Percival Leigh
He had begun to translate it into hexameters, but he feared that he would never live to finish it.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
Homer possibly had no choice; but in the hexameter there is the greatest versative power.
"Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846" by Various
Glory to the hexameter!
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 57, No. 352, February 1845" by Various
We now,--this splendid scene before us spread
Where Freedom's full hexameter began--
Restore our Epic, which the Nations read
As far its thunders ran.
"Arms And The Man - Prologue" by James Barron Hope
Loud roared the storm! The rattling thunders rang!
Against the blast his rowers could not row!
White waves like hoary-headed Homers sang
Hexameters of woe.
"Arms And The Man - The Beginning Of The End" by James Barron Hope
For as the wave of the sea, upheaving in long undulations,
Plunges loud on the sands, pauses, and turns, and retreats,
So the Hexameter, rising and singing, with cadence sonorous,
Falls; and in refluent rhythm back the Pentameter flows.
"In The Harbour: Elegiac Verse" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Here speaks the laureate of a little throng,
The young Licentius whose deft art confers
Some grace upon the later Latin song—
Waxwork, not marble, in hexameters,
Drawing in colours, soft but soon to cease,
A pastel, not a proud old masterpiece.
"A Minor Latin Poet Improving Virgil" by Archbishop William Alexander