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Usage examples for dactylics

  1. But it happens, that the common error by which single- rhymed Trochaics have so often been counted a foot shorter than they are, is also extended by some writers to single- rhymed Dactylics the rhyming syllable, if long, being esteemed supernumerary! – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  2. Some few of them are dactylic verses- English dactylics – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. Lines like those in which the questionable foot is here Italicized, may be united with longer dactylics and thus produce a stanza of great beauty and harmony. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown