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Example sentences from the Web for alcaic
On the other hand, we can find scarcely an ode in the Sapphic or Alcaic metre, which does not clearly betray its modern origin.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy|Jacob Burckhardt
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.The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam|Omar Khayyam
The model of this variety is not to be found in any of the Alcaic or Tyrtæan remains.
He used to say, “The Horatian alcaic is, perhaps, the stateliest metre except the Virgilian hexameter at its best.”Tennyson and His Friends|Various