Analysis of Fly, Love, aloft
John Wilbye 1574 (Diss) – 1638 (Colchester)
Fly, Love, aloft to heav'n and look out Fortune,
Then sweetly, sweetly, sweetly her importune,
That I from my Calisto best beloved
As you and she set down be never moved.
And, Love, to Carimel see you commend me,
Fortune for his sweet sake may chance befriend me.
|Metre||11011101110 110101001 11111101 1101111101 011111011 10111111011|
|Closest metre||Iambic hexameter|
|Letters per line (avg)||34|
|Words per line (avg)||8|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||204|
|Words per stanza (avg)||48|
Submitted on May 13, 2011
Modified on March 05, 2023
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