Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; 1. Introduction; 2. Classification and terminology; 3. Dactylic; 4. Anapaestic; 5. Iambic, trochaic and iambo-trochaic; 6. Cretic-paeonic; 7. Dochmiac; 8. Ionic; 9. Aeolic: (1) aeolo-choriambic; 10. Aeolic: (2) prosodiac-enoplian; 11. Dactylo-epitrite and kindred metres; 12. Strophic construction; 13. Some notes on performance; Synopsis of typical and common coda; Index locorum; General index.
Miss Dale examines the the rhythms of Greek lyric and the laws which control them.