This is an analysis of the poem Read—sweet—how Others—strove that begins with:

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  • Rhyme scheme: X XXabXab XXXcccbc
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 1,7,8,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1 111101 11110 1101 111101 11011101010 1111 100101 1101 1101010 1101 010111 1101 101010 11001 0001
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 120
  • Average number of words per stanza: 22
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 22 (very short strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 4
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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