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  • n. Plural form of heptameter.


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  • _Sir Clyomon and Sir Clamydes_ is written in tedious alliterative heptameters.

    The Growth of English Drama

  • (pentameters), rhyming heptameters, alternate heptameters and hexameters rhyming together, and the swift transition from one form to another in the same speech, possibly help towards the lyrical effect aimed at; the nature of the plot licenses a deviation from the ordinary dramatic rules; but such metric irresponsibility would be out of place in any ordinary play.

    The Growth of English Drama


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