There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
—Isaac Bashevis Singer
A metrical foot of two syllables, one long (or stressed) and one short (or unstressed-the opposite of an iamb). Samuel Taylor Coleridge demonstrates the use of various kinds of metrical feet: "Trochee/ trips from/ long to/ short."