This is an analysis of the poem O That The Lord's Salvation that begins with:

O that the Lord’s salvation
Were out of Zion come,... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abab caca dede fgfg
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic trimeter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1101010 010101 0101010 010111 1101010 110101 0111010 010101 1111010 110101 1101010 010101 1101010 110101 1101110 111101
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 106
  • Average number of words per stanza: 20
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 26 (strings are less long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 5
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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