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- n. Obsolete form of rhythm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Rhythm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as rhythm.
The Polish polkas and mazurkas, with their changing and fugitive rhythmus and their lively, uneven time, admirably embody the light and graceful spirit of this people.
They register less completely, it seems to me, because the departure is too sudden in the rhythmus of the artist.
"Egredere, Emanuel, Quem nuntiavit Gabriel," a rhythmus "O pater Deus aeterne, de caelis altissimo" and a rhythmical Office of St. Gregory, in a somewhat clumsy form.
Especially beautiful is his rhythmus, often ascribed to St. Augustine:
Seald the stately rhythmus of Una and Orianaended the quest of the Holy Graal;
Blending, with Natures rhythmus, all the tongues of nations;
She could give to French prose an Italian rhythmus.
Of the gradual development of such mastery of natural detail, a veritable counterfeit of nature, the veritable rhythmus of the runner, for example -- twinkling heel and ivory shoulder -- we have hints and traces in the historians of art.
Ended the stately rhythmus of Una and Oriana, ended the quest of the holy Graal,
Blending with Nature's rhythmus all the tongues of nations;
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