This is an analysis of the poem Lord When The Wise Men Came From Farr that begins with:

Lord when the wise men came from farr
Ledd to thy Cradle by a Starr, ... full text

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  • Rhyme scheme: aaXXbb ccXXdd cXeeXX cXXXee XcccXX XXXXff
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 6,6,6,6,6,6,
  • Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
  • –°losest rhyme: no rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 11011101 10110101 10010110 01011101 100100011 110011000 100010101 01100101 100101000 11011101 110010101 010110111 10110001 11010101 1001100101 011010111 01110101 11010101 01010101 110101010 100111010 1011001010 11010101 11010100 11010100 11010111 11110101 01010101 111010001 11000101 11110011 011101100 11110110 11110010 101101101 11111111
  • Amount of stanzas: 6
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 216
  • Average number of words per stanza: 37
  • Amount of lines: 36
  • Average number of symbols per line: 35 (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; in is repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words to, and are repeated.

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