This is an analysis of the poem My Spirit On Thy Care that begins with:

My spirit on Thy care,
Blest Savior, I recline;... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab cccc dede fgfg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • –°losest rhyme: rima
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 110111 110101 11111001 111101 011111 111101 11101111 111101 100101 101101 10111111 110101 101101 010011 01010101 010101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 109
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (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.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; thee, i are repeated.

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