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II. Pentameter Verses.

Number of poems in

which the verse is used. (1) Pentameter couplet; iambic foot...

44 (2) Pentameter couplet; iambic and dactylic feet (Poem 1)

1 (3) Pentameter quatrain: last two lines being a couplet; iambic foot; rhyming couplets (Poem 138)...

1 (4) Pentameter stanza of fourteen lines; iambic foot; rhyming a b a b cdcdefefgg (Poem 112).

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Total number of poems in which pentameter verses are used

exclusively Total number of poems in which the iambic foot is used exclusively

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III. Combination of Tetrameter and Pentameter Lines.

(1) Tetrameter couplet, poem ending with pentameter couplet; iambic foot (Poem 5).

1 (2) Tetrameter stanza of six lines, the last line of each stanza being a

pentameter; iambic foot; rhymin a b a b c c as in (12) (Poem 31)

1 (3) Tetrameter stanza of six lines, the last six-line stanza ending in a

pentameter couplet, this being followed by a pentameter couplet with which the poem ends (Poem 134).

1 (4) Six iambic pentameter couplets, followed by twelve trochaic tetra

meter couplets, and followed again by two iambic pentameter couplets (Poem 85).

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Total number of poems in which tetrameter and pentameter

verses are used exclusively... Number of poems in which the iambic foot is used exclusively in the above.....

3 Number of poems in which the iambic and trochaic feet are used exclusively in the above...

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In the poems that belong to this class the meter will be indicated by numerals, and the rhyme, except when the couplet is used, will be indicated by the letters of the alphabet. These poems are taken up in the order in which they occur in Hazlitt's edition of Carew. The iambic foot is used almost entirely in these poems.

(1) Poem 6: Rhyme: Couplets Meter: 4 2 4 4 4 4 5 5

(2) Poem 7: Rhyme: Couplets Meter: 5 2 2 5 4 2 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

(3) Poem 19: Rhyme: a b a b c dcde e Meter: 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 4

(4) Poem 29: Rhyme: Couplets Meter: 5 2 2 5 5 2 4 5

(5) Poem 30: Rhyme: a a a a b bccddc Meter: 5 5 2 5 5 5 2 4 5 3 5

(6) Poem 40: Rhyme: a b a b b ccc Meter: 4 2 4 2 4 4 2 4

(7) Poem 49: Rhyme: а a b b c d d cc e effa a gg Meter: 4 2 4 2 4 2 2 4 4 4 2 4 2 2 2 4 4

(8) Poems 53, 101, 118, 121, and part of Coelum Britannicum: Rhyme: a b a b Meter: 4 3 4 3

Ballad Measure. (9) Poem 56: Rhyme: Couplets Meter: 4 2 4 2 3 3 3 3 5 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 5 (10) Poem 57: Rhyme: a b b a a Meter: 5 4 3 5 5 (11) Poem 76: Tercet Rhyme: a a a b b b, etc. Meter: 4 4 5 4 4 5, etc. (12) Poem 90: Rhyme: a b a b b

1 Meter: 5 2 4 3 5 (13) Poem 91: Rhyme: a b a b ccc Meter: 3 4 4 2 5 5 5 (14) Poem 109: Rhyme: а a b b a a b b Meter: 4 4 2 5 4 4 2 5 (15) Poem 114: Rhyme: а a b cc Meter: 4 4 2 4 4 (16) Poem 115:

Rhyme: а a b cc
Meter: 4 4 4 4 2

Note the close resemblance between (15) and (16).
(17) Poem 129:
Rhyme: а a b c cb
Meter: 4 4 3 4 4 3

Note that a dactylic foot introduces the trimeters, and that each stanza is followed by a tercet, the lines of which rhyme. (18) Pocm 131: Rhyme: Couplets Meter: 5 3 5 2 5 5 3 5 (19) Poem 136: Rhyme: a b a b cc Meter: 4 2 4 2 4 4

Note the resemblance to I, (12). (20) Poem 139:

It seems impossible to reduce this poem to any scheme. The poem is found only in Hazlitt's edition, and is thought by some critics not to be Carew's (21) Poem 141: Rhyme: а a b b c Meter: 5 4 1 2 3 (22) Poem 142: Epigram Rhyme: Without rhyme Meter: One hexameter followed by a pentameter line. (23) Coelum Britannicum : Rhyme: Blank Verse Meter: lambic Pentameter.

Other verse forms in the Coelum Britannicum have already been mentioned.

APPENDIX B.

The following is an estimate, made from twenty of his poems taken at random, of the proportion of run-on lines in Carew's poetry:

Proportion.

Number of run

on lines.

..14

29..

Poem in Hazlitt's

edition.

1..........
2.......
3....
4...
5...
6...
7...........
8....

9...
10...
11..
12....
14..
27..
28.
33...
35...
36...
38..
64

Total number of
lines in poem.

.24..
..84...
.12..
.12...
..16..

8......
.14..........
.18...
.10...
..80...
..16..

2..
3.......
5...
3...
4........
6.....

3...
.30..

5..
8...
6..
4...
5.......
9..
5...

5.......
.14.
.17.

.32..

..18............
..10..
..16..
.27.
.22..
22

.46.. ..38..

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24.................

14.

The following table will show Carew's use of the feminine rhyme: Poem in Hazlitt's Number of times the Total number of

Where lines are feminine rhyme edition.

lines in the is found.

found.

poem indicated.
1.........
4.....

13-14 and 22-24 26.

2....
10...

...9-10 44.

6............

18.........2 and 4th lines of each stanza 45.

8..

16.....2d and 4th lines of each quatrain 54

2.
16.

10 and 12 58.

14.

Throughout the poem 62.

6.
..166.

18-20; 61-62; 65-66 77

2.
77.

.3-4 81

2..
74.

.21-22 100

24...

66.

.Too frequent for citations 110.

12.

12.

Throughout the poem 117

24.

1-2 124..

2. 130

28.

.3-4 131

2
56.

55-56 137

46.

45-46 (last lines) 138. 2.

.25-26 (last lines) 139.

46

...14-15 149

38

..........17-18

2....

58...

.... 43-44

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Total: 19 poems

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APPENDIX D.

The following is a list of all the faulty rhymes which are found in Carew. In numbering the poems I have had in mind the Hazlitt edition. The spelling found in the Hazlitt edition of Carew has also been adopted.

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feasts
guests

mourn 1-2

scorn 81

feature 24-25

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