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$2                             ORTHOMETRY
Her rick. All regular measures of verse, as will be more fully explained in dealing with poetical licence, have occasionally an additional unaccented syllable added. This is usually called a feminine ending, and the verse is said to be hypermetrical, e.g. :
(d). Iambic Dimeter.
This verse is also too short for whole poems, but is freely introduced in odes, songs, &c, e.g. :






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