This is an analysis of the poem Grace Before Song that begins with:
Lord God of heaven that with mercy dight
Th'alternate prayer wheel of the night and light ...
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: XaaX bb ccXX
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,2,4,
- Closest metre: iambic pentameter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: heroic couplets
- Metre: 1101010101 1001100111 0101011011 1111100111 1111010101 1111001110 111111110101 10010100101 0101011100 1111111110
- Amount of stanzas: 3
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 148
- Average number of words per stanza: 29
- Amount of lines: 10
- Average number of symbols per line: 44 (strings are more long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 9
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
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