4. The following lines are an example of which meter?
        O young Lochinvar is come out of the west, 	
	Through all the wide Border his steed was the best.       

  1. iambic tetrameter
  2. iambic pentameter
  3. trochaic tetrameter
  4. dactyllic pentameter
  5. trochaic pentameter
  6. anapestic tetrameter
  7. anapestic pentameter
  8. dactyllic tetrameter


Every schoolboy in the Ireland of my youth had to memorize this rousing poem by Sir Walter Scott. The galloping rhythm can be fun to read aloud. The line has four anapests with a missing first unstressed syllable
("[-] oh YOUNG | loch in VAR | is come OUT | of the WEST")

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