Analysis of Limerick:There was an Old Person of Cheadle
Edward Lear 1812 (Holloway) – 1888 (Sanremo)
There was an Old Person of Cheadle,
Who was put in the stocks by the beadle
For stealing some pigs,
Some coats, and some wigs,
That horrible person of Cheadle.
|Metre||111110110 1110011010 11011 11011 110010110|
|Closest metre||Iambic tetrameter|
|Letters per line (avg)||25|
|Words per line (avg)||6|
|Letters per stanza (avg)||125|
|Words per stanza (avg)||30|
Submitted on May 13, 2011
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