27) The penthemimeral caesura is regular, and is followed by a hephthemimeral
caesura in five of the six lines.
GREEK TEXT OMITTED] whereas if the predicate extends to the hephthemimeral caesura, he will finish the line with the phrase
The next step in Parry's argument was to show that another series of subject formulas exists for occasions in which the bard had to fill the portion of the line extending from the hephthemimeral caesura to the end of the line.
32 The implicit exclusion of hephthemimeral
caesura is due to summary exposition; at Mus.