Accentual (Demotic) metre

(21 words)

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A metre in which each line has a fixed number of beats but no fixed number of syllables. See isoictic metre

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Citation:
Groves, Peter Lewis. "Accentual (Demotic) metre". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 04 June 2007
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