At last, Carbo sent a large body of cavalry against Pompey, near the river Arsis.
"The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch" by Plutarch
The syllable which receives the ictus is called the thesis; the rest of the foot is called the arsis.
"New Latin Grammar" by Charles E. Bennett
The circumstance, however, of the last half of the third foot requiring an arsis, brings us only half way towards the doctrine of the caesura.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
Arsis, of pulsation, 24.
"Climatic Changes" by Ellsworth Huntington