This is an analysis of the poem Olney Hymn 8: O Lord, I Will Praise Thee that begins with:
I will praise Thee every day
Now Thine anger's turn'd away; ... full text
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- Rhyme scheme: aabX ccdd eeff ggbbXccaa
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic trimeter
- Сlosest rhyme: couplets
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: unknown form
- Metre: 10111001 1110101 1000101 0010101 1001101 1010101 1010101 1111111 1000111 1010111 1010101 1111101 11101001 1000101 1011101 1001101 1010101 1010101 1011001 1010101
- Amount of stanzas: 5
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 125
- Average number of words per stanza: 21
- Amount of lines: 20
- Average number of symbols per line: 31 (strings are less long than medium ones)
- Average number of words per line: 5
Mood of the speaker:
The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.
The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; my, his are repeated.
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