In both Cintio's pieces the metre is blank verse (hendecasyllabic), diversified in the case of the Egle with a rimed chorus.
It is written in hendecasyllabic ottava rima, and is divided into ten cantos containing in all 1102 stanzas.
hendecasyllabic verse: There are two classes of hendecasyllables.
But the heroic (hendecasyllabic) quatrain was regarded in general as too lofty, stately, cool, for elegy.
Romances hericos are romances composed of hendecasyllabic verses, all of which are llanos.
Mr Coleridge's felicity, both in the Elegiac metre and a slight variation of the hendecasyllabic, is universally acknowledged.
But the Tuscan genius determined decisively for the hendecasyllabic.
Ten Brink calls attention to the possibility of the influence upon Chaucer's couplet of the Italian hendecasyllabic verse.
It is composed of hendecasyllabic verses, mostly of the first class, with a heptasyllabic verse closing each stanza.
Sextinas are usually composed of six hendecasyllabic verses in which a serventesio is followed by a pareado.