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625. The verses constructed upon the several
Logaoedic form or models are the following: -
1. Glyconic (Second Glyconic, catalectic): -
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- Romae | principis | urbi| um.
- In English: -
- Forms more real than living man. - Shelley.
- NOTE: In this and most of the succeeding forms the foot
preceding the dactyl is always irrational in Horace, consisting of an
irrational spondee (_>).
2. Aristophanic (First Pherecratic): -
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temperat | ora | fren=is. - Hor. Od. i. 8.
NOTE: It is very likely that this was made equal in time to
the preceding [QUERY] protracting the last two syllables: -
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3. Adonic (First Pherecratic, shortened): -
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(Second Pherecratic): -
- Terruit | urbem. - Hor.
- Or perhaps: -
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- 4. Pherecratic
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(Second Pherecratic with syncope and First Pherecratic catalectic): -
- cras dónaberis haedo. - Hor.
- Often scanned as follows: -
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- 5. Lesser Asclepiadic
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(the same as 5, with a syncopated Logaoedic Dipody interposed): -
- Maecénas atavis edite regibus. -
- 6. Greater Asclepiadic
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(Logaoedic Pentapody with dactyl in the third place): -
- tu né quaesieris - scire nefas -
quem mihi, quem tibi. - Hor.
- 7. Lesser Sapphic
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(Third Glyconic; First Pherecratic):
- integer vítae scelerisque purus. -
- Or in English: -
- Brilliant hopes, all woven in gorgeous tissues. -
8. Greater Sapphic
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(Logaoedic Tetrapody, two irrational dactyls, two trochees): -
- te deos óro Sybarin || cur properas
amando. - Hor.
- 9. Lesser Alcaic
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(Logaoedic Pentapody, catalectic, with anacrusis, and dactyl in the third place, - compare Lesser Sapphic): -
- virginibus puerisque cantó. -
- 1.. Greater Alcaic
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*beginverse i=ustum et tenacem || propositi virum. - Hor.
NOTE: Only the above logaoedic forms are employed by Horace.
11. Phalaecean (Logaoedic Pentapody, with dactyl in the 11. second place): -
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*beginverse quaenam te mala mens, misell=i Rauid=i, agit
praecipitem in meos iambos? - Catull. xl. *endverse
In English: -
*beginverse Gorgeous flowerets in the sunlight shining. -
12. Glyconic Pherecratic (Second Glyconic with syncope, and 12. Second Pherecratic): -
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*beginverse o Colonia quae cupis || ponte ludere longo. - Catull.