Origin of scansion
Examples from the Web for scansion
Words are shoehorned in without much regard for scansion, stress, or tone.
It is either hexameter or pentameter, according to the scansion?
In l. 3834, Nowlis helps the scansion, whilst Noes spoils the line, which has to be 'amended.'Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
In order to bring the verse under this scansion he assumes that certain syllables admitted of being lengthened.A History of English Versification|Jakob Schipper