I spoke often in Congress against the war in Vietnam…by saying 'many eat the meat but few go to the slaughterhouse.' I said it so often I became a vegetarian.
—Rep. Andrew Jacobs
iambic pentameter
The most common type of meter in English poetry, in which there are five iambs (unstressed then stressed syllable pair) to a line: "But soft!/ What light/ through yon/der win/dow breaks?" (Romeo and Juliet).