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a metrical unit with unstressed-stressed-unstressed syllables (e

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Chapter 1 deals with poems composed of masculine-rhymed amphibrachic tetrameter couplets.
Furthermore, all meters can be scanned as iambic if you take enough trouble, making notions of anapestic, trochaic, dactylic, amphibrachic, or other meters unnecessary.
I have tried to activate two rhythmic impulses, the ionic (xx//) and the amphibrachic (x/x).
The trisyllabic lines 7 and 8 take up the 3+3 of the French line 3, and reverberate with the 3/3 configuration of the opening hexasyllable (the amphibrachic 'unruffled' draws out, in retrospect, the equally amphibrachic 'the children').