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- adj. Obsolete form of iambic.
- n. Obsolete form of iambic.
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The feet of our verses are either iambick, as alóft, creáte; or trochaick, as hóly, lófty.
And following this obseruation your meetres being builded with polysillables will fall diuersly out, that is some to be spondaick, some iambick, others dactilick, others trockaick, and of one mingled with another, as in this verse.
Rage armed Archilochus with the iambick of his own * invention.
For he makes no difficulty to mingle hexameter with iambick trcmeters; or with trochaick tetrameters j as appears by thofe fragments which arc yet remaining of hira: Horace has thought him worthy to be copied j in - ferring many things of his into his own lathes, as Vir - gil has done in his JEneid.
_spondaick_, some _iambick_, others _dactilick_, others _trochaick_, and of one mingled with another, as in this verse.