Rig Veda: A Metrically
Restored Text with an Introduction and Notes.
Such features convey affective torsions given metrically
in such features as the emphasized off-beats at the beginning of lines two and three ("And," "Your").
Notice that in each model of Example 4 the eighth-note pulsations of the two layers are coordinated on some basic level, so that there are relatively frequent simultaneous articulations, whether or not they are metrically
On the other hand, Wulf and Eadwacer has been shown to be metrically
abnormal: why then suggest that its striking opening would be less 'bizarre', syntactically at least, if it read *leodum minum is.
Terasawa shows that the metrical constraints on compounds can contribute towards deciding how controversial half-lines in Beowulf should be scanned; he also shows that certain suggested readings of corrupt passages can be dismissed as metrically
unacceptable (Chapters 2.
with noteheads and finger numbers, The Highlands of Scotland is a lovely black-key melody, played by three fingers in each hand, written in a simple AB form with repeat, making it easy to learn and memorize.
vi], but not included in the bibliography), Willem Bollee now publishes "a romanized and metrically
revised version" of the text, altogether 6,490 gathas covering 784 pages.
In the preface the translators stress that they have turned the rhymed couplets into a variety of English meters "couplets, quatrains, metrically
flexible blank verse" because no English verse corresponds "even remotely to the French alexandrine" (xviii).
Most sensitive souls walked and mused in these times and the vicar of Dudley happened to muse metrically
The author presents finally a musical score with the so-called "Kleene- Song," a ribald set of badly rhymed and metrically
deficient verses primarily in English, which include such lines as "Once ago there was a young guy called Kleene / It was a fucking smart and effective machine, / It fits either sex, concave and convex - HASSKAPPEN Ex
118) it seems unconvincing to me to list the 'noncompounds', that is, the noncompounded second element -bende of the compound lindhaebbende forming lines 245a and similarly -mendra of gudhfremmendra forming line 246a as metrically
similar to the -gares of thegn Hrodhgares of lines 235a, with the middle syllable of the name reduced in stress, much as it is unconvincing in Sievers's system that middle syllable (-end-) of the 'noncompound' is equal in stress to that of compounds (including names).
It often forms a metrically
independent colon or group of feet of less than regular length.