THE measure is English heroic verse without rime, as that of Homer in Greek, and of Virgil in Latin, — rime being no necessary adjunct or true ornament of poem or good verse, in longer works especially, but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off... Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - الصفحة 2571823عرض كامل
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..."Rime" was "no necessary Adjunct or true Ornament of Poem or good Verse, in longer Works especially, but the Invention of a barbarous Age, to set off wretched matter and lame Meeter" (see Mathieu; the underlining is Melville's in his copy). True "musical delight," Milton declared,...