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  • Bucolics and Mimes.
  • The most famous of the Bucolics are i., vii., xi.
  • It will be convenient to add to the Bucolics and Mimes three poems which cannot be brought into any other class, viz.: xii.
  • The epics in general show a mixture of Homeric, Ionic and Doric forms. The Bucolics, Mimes, and the " Marriage-song of Helen" (xviii.) are in Doric, with occasional forms from other dialects.
  • The metre used by Theocritus in the Bucolics and Mimes, as well as in the Epics, is the dactylic hexameter.

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