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Sample sentences for the GRE study word metrical

metrical can be used as a adj

1.I hear the metrical shuffling of their feet. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.His most famous work is the metrical translation of the _Iliad. - from English Literature by William J. Long
3.Beowulf, prose translations by Tinker, Hall, Earle, Morris and Wyatt metrical versions by Garnett, J.L. - from English Literature by William J. Long
4.In order to understand Stoicism, or Port Royal, or Puritanism, one should remember the constraint under which every language has attained to strength and freedom--the metrical constraint, the tyranny of rhyme and rhythm. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
5.An accurate line-for-line translation, using alliteration occasionally, and sometimes assuming a metrical cadence. - from Beowulf by
6.The feminine and dactylic rhymes, which have been for the most part omitted by all metrical translators except Mr. - from Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
7.There are metrical or verse romances of French and Celtic and English heroes, like Roland, Arthur and Tristram, and Bevis of Hampton. - from English Literature by William J. Long
8.I only know that there are some three principles of rhythm out of which metrical systems are framed, just as in sounds there are four notes i.e. - from The Republic by Plato
9.The name "romance" was given at first to any story in one of the Romance languages, like the French metrical romances, which we have considered. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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