This is an analysis of the poem On Opening An Old School Volume Of Horace that begins with:
I HAD forgot how, in my day
The Sabine fields around me lay... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: aaXbaaabCXXbbaC
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 15,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: limerick
- Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
- Guessed form: rondeau
- Metre: 11011011 00110111 01011100 010011001 110010101 01010111 11000101 11010101 1101 01010100 11111100 11011001 100110101 01110111 1101
- Amount of stanzas: 1
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 453
- Average number of words per stanza: 85
- Amount of lines: 15
- Average number of symbols per line: 29 (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.
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