Sentence Examples


  • Another work was the Saturae, written in various metres, but chiefly in the trochaic tetrameter.
  • According to Suidas, Phrynichus first introduced female characters on the stage (played by men in masks), and made special use of the trochaic tetrameter.
  • Each of these hymns has eight four-line stanzas and is written in strict iambic tetrameter.
  • The metres employed by Epicharmus were iambic trimeter, and especially trochaic and anapaestic tetrameter.
  • Most of the satires of Lucilius were written in hexameters, but, so far as an opinion can be formed from a number of unconnected fragments, he seems to have written the trochaic tetrameter with a smoothness, clearness and simplicity which he never attained in handling the hexameter.