Sentence Examples with the word prosody

The later one is entirely in verse, and shows off the author's mastery of the artificial rules of prosody and poetics, according to which a poem, a maha-kavya, ought, according to the later writers on the Ars poetica, to be composed.

They studied criticism, grammar, prosody and metre, antiquities and mythology.

Even as a grammarian he performed an important service to the literary language of Rome, by fixing its prosody and arresting the tendency to decay in its final syllables.

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The word is used literally in biology; and metaphorically in prosody or grammar for a verse or sentence with a beginning wanting.

Grammar and prosody were studied in India with a marvellous accuracy and minuteness several centuries before Christ.