mingshey wrote:at line 6, for [face=SPIonic]libiko/j[/face], I'm not sure if I'd better put it in feminine implying [face=SPIonic]patri/j, poli/j,[/face] or [face=SPIonic]gh=[/face], or neut. implying [face=SPIonic]e)pi/neion[/face].
mingshey wrote:Well, I tried to say, in lines 1 and 2, something like,
"O (you who's) stealing(or, conceals) papyri and parchments and codices from libraries to where nobody's eye can see..."
[face=SPIonic]w} biblou/s te membra/naj te kai\ pukti/daj kle/ptwn
e)k biblioqh/kwn e)j h(/nde ou)de/noj w)/y dunath/ o(ra/ein
Corrections are always welcome.
whiteoctave wrote:i fear your fourth line breaks Porson's Law, but it shouldn't be too difficult to change.
whiteoctave wrote:yes, RP is an annoyingly pervasive presence.
Annis wrote:Iambics are the customary meter for abuse
whiteoctave wrote: i would have thought choliambs, aka scazons, would have been more suited to invective.
Kasper wrote:What determines what meter is fit or a certain subject?
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