Associations to the word «Bacchius»
BACCHIUS, noun. (prosody) A metrical foot composed of a short syllable and two long ones; according to some, two long and a short.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.