This is an analysis of the poem Prayer For Patience that begins with:
Lord, who hast suffer'd all for me,
My peace and pardon to procure, ... full text
Elements of the verse: questions and answers
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- Rhyme scheme: abab cdcd efef ghgh adadXbdbd
- Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,9,
- Closest metre: iambic tetrameter
- Сlosest rhyme: alternate rhyme
- Сlosest stanza type: tercets
- Guessed form: ballad stanza
- Metre: 11110111 11110001 01011111 11010001 01011001 11010101 110101101 01010101 11111101 110010101 10111101 11000101 01110101 11010111 01110001 11000101 1010111 11011101 11111101 11010101 11110001 11110111 11010111 110101001
- Amount of stanzas: 6
- Average number of symbols per stanza: 140
- Average number of words per stanza: 25
- Amount of lines: 24
- 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.
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