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Definition of the noun adonic line
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- a verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis
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The Book of Forms (2000)
A Handbook of Poetics by Lewis Turco
The ADONIC LINE is a dactyl and a trochee, in that order: ';,-- - -. A consideration of it is found in the earlier discussion of Sapphics. See also Sapphics, discussed later. AE FREISLIGHE (ay fresh-lee) is an Irish syllabic stanza form. Since this is ...
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