This is an analysis of the poem On The New Forcers Of Conscience Under The Long Parliament that begins with:

Because you have thrown off your Prelate Lord,
And with stiff vows renounced his Liturgy, ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: abbaaXbacdXdXcceeeff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 20,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: rima
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0111111101 1011010100 0101010100 0011110101 1110100101 0111001111 11100101010 1111011100 1111011101 1101010101 1101110100 1101011111 1111011111 1111011101 110100 1011010101 1110001111 110111 1111010011 1100011111
  • Amount of stanzas: 1
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 872
  • Average number of words per stanza: 152
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 43 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 8
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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

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