Good King Arthur

Leonard Leslie Brooke 1862 – 1940




  
Good King Arthur.
  
  
When good king Arthur ruled this land,
He was a goodly king;
He stole three pecks of barley-meal,
To make a bag-pudding.
  
A bag-pudding the king did make,
And stuffed it well with plums:
And in it put great lumps of fat,
As big as my two thumbs.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
The king and queen did eat thereof,
And noblemen beside;
And what they could not eat that night,
The queen next morning fried.
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Submitted on August 03, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme X XAXA XBXB XCXC
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 420
Words 89
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 1, 4, 4, 4

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