This is an analysis of the poem Hymn Xvii: Jesus, From Whom All Blessings Grow that begins with:

Jesus, from whom all blessings flow,
Great builder of thy church below,... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabb ccdd Xeaa ccff XXdd eebb ggff aadd hhbb
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 10011101 11001101 01110111 11101101 01110111 1111001 11111101 11101001 11011101 11110100 110100101 10110001 00111101 11010101 101100101 01000111 010010101 01010100 01010111 11111101 11110101 01010100 11111111 01011001 010111010 1101111010 10110101 01001101 10110101 11011101 010101010 110101010 10111101 11010010 01010101 11010011
  • Amount of stanzas: 9
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 133
  • Average number of words per stanza: 25
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • 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; and, thy are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same word and is repeated.

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