In the range of the world's metrical writings the poems are few and far between.
metrical scheme: a brief strophe and antistrophe and conclusion.
The metrical vocabularies of Bibbesworth and his successors were chiefly intended for the use of children.
The whole universe is metrical, everything is a question of degree.
I gave myself up to the task, and succeeded by a metrical and rhythmic process too complex to be explained here.
But he was already skilled in the art of metrical composition.
If they are used, however, as trisyllables in the iambic rhythm they naturally admit of the metrical accent on the last syllable.
The reign of metrical romance, brilliant but brief, was past, or nearly so.
Footnote 68: The author of the metrical History has certainly made a mistake here.
By metrical language is meant that which is systematically rhythmical.
"pertaining to versification," early 15c., from Latin metricus "metrical," from Greek metrikos "of or for meter, metrical," from metron "poetic meter" (see meter (n.2)). Old English had meterlic in this sense.