This is an analysis of the poem The Benefit Of Going To Law that begins with:

Two beggars traveling along,
One blind, the other lame. ... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XababcXcdedeXfdfggbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11010001 110101 11110101 011111 01011111 010101 11010111 110101 01010101 110101 01111101 1101101 11100101 110101 11011101 110011 11010101 01010101 01110111 01000101
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 641
  • Average number of words per stanza: 119
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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