heroic meter


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heroic meter

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Noun1.heroic meter - a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
epic, epic poem, heroic poem, epos - a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
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How to bear this renting of heroic meter, Amor's insistent