One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A word of four syllables.
- ‘‘One is monosyllabic, the other tetrasyllable,’ Spindrift begins.’
- ‘Since the "Pater noster" text contains no penult-accented tetrasyllables, only results for antepenult-accented tetrasyllables can be presented, which Figure 22 does.’
- ‘Banville has likewise tried his hand at short strophes composed entirely of tetrasyllables, as have also Richepin and Verlaine.’
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