Hannibal

Robert Frost 1874 (San Francisco) – 1963 (Boston)



Was there even a cause too lost,
Ever a cause that was lost too long,
Or that showed with the lapse of time to vain
For the generous tears of youth and song?

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on May 03, 2023

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Scheme ABCB
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 162
Words 35
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

Robert Frost

Robert Lee Frost was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. more…

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