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iambics

Encyclopedia

  • Iambic trimeter is a meter consisting of three iambic units per line. It was the most commonly-used meter in the spoken verses of tragedy and comedy. — “Iambic trimeter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • For the California band, see Iamb (band). This article needs additional citations for Please help improve this article by adding reliable references. — “Iamb - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Lambic is now mainly consumed after refermentation, resulting in derived beers such as Unlike conventional ales and lagers, which are fermented by carefully cultivated strains. — “Lambic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Every man almost spoke pure iambics the next day, and talked of nothing but Perseus his pathetic address,–"O Cupid! prince of gods and men!"–in every street of Abdera, in every house, "O Cupid! Cupid!"–in every mouth, like the natural notes of some sweet melody which drop from it, whether it will or no,–nothing but "Cupid! Cupid! prince of gods and men!"–The fire caught–and the whole city, like the heart of one man, open'd itself to Love. — “A Sentimental Journey” by Lawrence Sterne

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