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[141] as for example in the line,

quid igiturfaciam? non earn, ne nunc quidem?

Ter. Eun. I. i. 1. 1 The pyrrhic never forms a separate foot, but does form part of the anapaest, tribrach and dactyl and it is in this connexion that it is mentioned by Quintilian.
Violent and abusive language, on the other hand, even in verse, as I have said, employs the iambic for its attack: e.g.,

Quis hoc potest videre, quis potest pati,
nisi impudicus et vorax et aleo?

Cat. xxix. 1. 2
As a general rule, however,

1 “What shall I do then? Not go even now?”

2 “Who save a lecherous gambling glutton can endure to gaze on such a sight as this”

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