This is an analysis of the poem Presented To The King, At His Arrival In Holland, After The Discovery Of The Conspiracy. 1696 that begins with:

Ye careful Angels, whom eternal Fate
Ordains, on Earth and human Acts to wait;... full text

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aabbccddeeaaffgg ffff aaaabbgghh iigg eejj ffggXa ffccXhaa ccddhhgggbbggaa eeffaa hhgXfXaakk
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 16,4,10,4,4,6,8,15,6,10,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: couplets
  • –°losest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: heroic couplets
  • Metre: 1101010101 1011110101 1101010101 11110100111 1101010111 1111010101 1101111101 0101110101 1101011101 1101110101 1101010101 0101110101 1101010101 0101000101 1101010101 1001011101 1001001101 11110100001 10101011111 0101111101 1111000101 010010011101 1101110101 0101110101 0101010101 1101010001 11011010101 1101010101 1101010101 1101110101 111001101 0101011001 1111110101 1101111101 1101010111 11001011111 1101001011 1101011101 0101110101 11010011101 01010111010 1101011101 0111010110 1101011101 1101010101 1011110101 01001010111 1101010011 1001010101 0111000101 0111010101 1011110101 1101110101 0111010101 1101010101 0101110101 0101010101 11001011111 1101011101 1001110101 1001010001 01001110101 1111011111 110101001010 1101011101 1101010101 1101010111 1100010101 0011010101 1101011101 1100010101 1101010111 1001111001 1111111001 1011010101 1110011101 01010101001 0101110101 1101110110 1101010101 1101010011 0101001101 010101110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 10
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 367
  • Average number of words per stanza: 64
  • Amount of lines: 83
  • 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, her, thou, his, by, tho', how are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words that, we, how are repeated.

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