The poem is written in the form of a sonnet. Describe rhyme scheme of a Sonnet ,giving examples from the given Sonnet by Milton

On his blindness

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The basic sonnet has two different rhyme schemes. The first is the octave, and its pattern is as follows;


The second pattern is called the sestet and follows the rhyme sceme below.


The rhyme schemes in On His Blindness are a bit different;



When I consider how my light is spent (A)

Ere half my days in this dark world and wide (B)

,And that one Talent which is death to hide (B)

Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent (A)

To serve therewith my Maker, and present (A)

My true account, lest He returning chide, (B)

"Doth God exact day-labour, light denied? (B)

"I fondly ask. But Patience, to prevent (A)

That murmur, soon replies, "God doth not needEither man's work or his own gifts. (C)