Hephaistiōnos Encheiridion Peri Metrōn Kai Poiēmatōn: The Enkheiridion of Hehfaistiown Concerning Metres and Poems

Deighton, 1843 - 229 Seiten

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Seite 19 - Syllaba longa brevi subjecta vocatur iambus, • Pes citus ; unde etiam trimetris accrescere jussit Nomen iambeis, cum senos redderet ictus Primus ad extremum similis sibi. Non ita pridem, Tardior ut...
Seite 27 - ... however ignorant we may be of the Melody of ancient music, the Rhythm, or time of that melody, being regulated entirely, as has been already observed, by the metrical feet, must always be as well known to us as the prosody and construction of the verse ; so that we have nothing to do but to apply to the long and short syllables any two notes, one of which is double the length of the other, in...
Seite 41 - The case is, we English cannot readily elevate a syllable without lengthening it, by which our acute accent and long quantity generally coincide, and fall together on the * same syllable.
Seite 223 - War, he sung, is toil and trouble ; Honour but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting still, and still destroying ; If the world be worth thy winning, Think, O think it worth enjoying! Lovely Thais sits beside thee, Take the good the gods provide thee.
Seite 54 - Sed accentus quoque, cum rigore quodam, tum similitudine ipsa, minus suaves habemus ; quia ultima syllaba nee acuta unquam excitatur nee flexa circumducitur sed in gravem vel duas graves cadit semper. Itaque tanto est sermo Graecus Latino iucundior, ut nostri poetae, quotiens dulce carmen esse voluerint, illorum id nouii34 nibus exornent.
Seite 8 - Pyrrhic and Spondaic and other feet, in a manner which leaves no doubt as to his meaning. Priscian fully agrees with him, and explains himself yet more clearly : ' Nam in unaquaque parte orationis arsis et thesis sunt, non in or dine syllabarum, sedin pronunciation, velut in hac parte, natura ; ut quando dico natu, elevatur vox et est arsis in tu ; quando vero ra, deprimitur vox, et est thesis.
Seite 11 - Sunt hi et metrici pe- 48 des, sed hoc interest, quod rhythmo indifferens est, dactylusue ille priores habeat breves an sequentes. Tempus enim solum metitur, ut a sublatione ad positionem idem spatii sit.
Seite 223 - Oh ! still remember me. Then, should music, stealing All the soul of feeling, To thy heart appealing, Draw one tear from thee ; Then let memory bring...
Seite 29 - ... metre of this part, I shall only observe, in general, that it seems to have admitted of such an unbounded variety in the mixture and arrangement of feet, and to have been fettered by so few restraints, that, to a modern ear, it is frequently not to be distinguished from a smooth and elegant prose. We can therefore be certain of nothing, concerning the music applied to the ancient chorus, except the relative lengths, of the notes as they are determined by the prosody : in what manner the ancients...
Seite 20 - Causa obscura multis est, sed aperiatur a nobis, nam quoniam ter feritur hie versus, necesse est ubicumque ab ictu percussionis vacat moram temporis non reformidet. In primo autem pede et tertio incipit et in quinto, feritur in secundo et quarto et sexto.

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