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Metrical feet
Disyllables
˘ ˘ pyrrhus, dibrach
˘ ¯ iamb
¯ ˘ trochee, choree
¯ ¯ spondee
Trisyllables
˘ ˘ ˘ tribrach
¯ ˘ ˘ dactyl
˘ ¯ ˘ amphibrach
˘ ˘ ¯ anapest, antidactylus
˘ ¯ ¯ bacchius
¯ ¯ ˘ antibacchius
¯ ˘ ¯ cretic, amphimacer
¯ ¯ ¯ molossus
Number of feet per line
one Monometer
two Dimeter
three Trimeter
four Tetrameter
five Pentameter
six Hexameter
seven Heptameter
eight Octameter
See main article for tetrasyllables.
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Monometer, in poetry, means a line or lines of verse consisting of one metrical foot.

Iambic monometer:Edit

Thus I
Passe by,
And die:
As one,
Unknown,
And gone.
(Robert Herrick , "Upon His Departure Hence")

(Scanned)

Thus I
Passe BY
And DIE
As ONE
UnKNOWN
And GONE

Number of feet per lineEdit

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