- spolia opima,
Origin of spondaic
Examples from the Web for spondaic
If a line ends with two spondees it is a spondaic hexameter.
The result so far attained has been unsatisfactory, for the rhythms are all given as spondaic.
His versification is often hard and spondaic, the elisions too frequent, and the csura too much neglected.
Note also the spondaic effect in the second line, the rime in the third, and the imitative movement in the fourth.The Principles of English Versification|Paull Franklin Baum