mensurable, careful, cadenced, measured, rhythmical, metric, deliberate, rhythmic, mensural, calculated, repetition.
Without inspiration there may be cleverness, beauty, and grandeur in metrical
composition, but genuine poetry is the result of inspiration always, and inspiration is genius."
- "Recollections of a Varied Life", George Cary Eggleston.
treatment is strict, especially in the senarii.
- "The Student's Companion to Latin Authors", George Middleton Thomas R. Mills.
The bare metrical
scheme, to go no further, is practically never followed by the poet.
- "Oxford Lectures on Poetry", Andrew Cecil Bradley.