trisyllabic feet the dactyl consists of a long followed
by two shorts, while its opposite, which has the
same time-length, is called an anapaest. A short
between two longs makes an amphimacer, although
it is more often called a cretic, while a long between
two shorts produces its opposite, the amphibruachys.
Two long syllables following a short make a bacchius,
Quintilian. With An English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1922.
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