Stichometry



noun
1.
the practice of writing a prose text in lines, often of slightly differing lengths, that correspond to units of sense and indicate phrasal rhythms.
noun
1.
(prosody) the practice of writing out a prose text in lines that correspond to the sense units and indicate the phrasal rhythms

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