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Example sentences from the Web for Alcaic
Virgilius Mars wrote in hexameters; Horatius Flaccus in alcaic, sapphic, and anapestic verse.The Green Book|Mr Jkai
As a boy of sixteen, he wrote verses in the Alcaic and Asclepiadeian measures, and soon acquired a considerable mastery over them.Types of Weltschmerz in German Poetry|Wilhelm Alfred Braun
Thus, there is as much artificiality about a stanza of Chinese verse as there is about an Alcaic stanza in Latin.A History of Chinese Literature|Herbert A. Giles
Somewhat as in the Greek Alcaic, where the penultimate line seems to lift and suspend the Wave that falls over in the last.Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam|Omar Khayyam
Of these, four are in hendecasyllabics, one in the Alcaic and one in the Sapphic stanza.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors|George Middleton