Definition of Tristichs
1. tristich [n] - See also: tristich
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Literary usage of Tristichs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Theological Studies (1904)
"The distribution of distichs and tristichs, although not irregular, ... In the two reproaches the lines i, 3, and 5 are made up out of tristichs, ..."
2. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1901)
"Tk. '99. p, 173) that the book of Job contains much more than a hundred tristichs implies far too conservative an attitude towards the traditional text. ..."
3. The Book of Psalms by Alexander Francis Kirkpatrick (1906)
"In the fourth stanza the rhythm changes; instead of six distichs we have four tristichs; but the number of lines is the same. ..."
4. The Book of Job as a Greek Tragedy by Horace Meyer Kallen (1918)
"It is written in tristichs, and tristichs are not stanzaic units of the dialogue. The second occurs in the twenty- eighth chapter. ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1902)
"О. tristichs are comparatively rare (eg. ... Six.lined strophes have arisen from the combination of three distichs, rarely of two tristichs. ..."
6. Juda's Jewels: A Study in the Hebrew Lyrics by Noah Knowles Davis (1895)
"The only irregularity is found in strophe 5, it having eight lines, instead of six, like the others. It consists of two tristichs and a distich. ..."