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common rhythm

noun, Prosody.

running rhythm

noun, Prosody.
1.
the usual English verse rhythm created by a succession of metrical feet each of which consists of a stressed syllable and one or two unstressed ones.
Also called common rhythm.
Compare sprung rhythm.
Origin of running rhythm
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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  • One common rhythm beating through the universe—a symphony of worlds!

    The Great Hunger Johan Bojer

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