Words nearby dactylic
OTHER WORDS FROM dactylicdac·tyl·i·cal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for dactylic
This proportion is broken in the relation of the primary interval to the unit group in the dactylic rhythm form.
A great variety of verses is used in the epitaphs, but the dactylic hexameter and the elegiac are the favorites.The Common People of Ancient Rome|Frank Frost Abbott
This may occur when the accent is on the first syllable of a foot; that is, when the foot is trochaic or dactylic.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Dactylic verse would have a regular recurrence of an accented syllable followed by two unaccented syllables, etc.Legends, Tales and Poems|Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
But, in his expressed aversion for trochaic and dactylic measures, is he not merely recording his own inability to handle them?Figures of Several Centuries|Arthur Symons