This is an analysis of the poem To A Poet Of Quality. Praising The Lady Hinchinbroke that begins with:

Of thy judicious Muse's sense,
Young Hinchinbroke so very proud is, ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX abab
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 01010101 110011010 11000110 111101110 11011101 011011010 11010101 110101010
  • Amount of stanzas: 2
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 141
  • Average number of words per stanza: 23
  • Amount of lines: 8
  • Average number of symbols per line: 34 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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