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Please can someone help me identify the meter of 'To Sleep' by Wordsworth (desperate) watch

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    I think it's in iambic pentameter but how ever hard I try I struggle to identify meter. I have to do an analysis rather urgently so any help is sincerely appreciated.

    412. To Sleep

    William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

    A FLOCK of sheep that leisurely pass by
    One after one; the sound of rain, and bees
    Murmuring; the fall of rivers, winds and seas,
    Smooth fields, white sheets of water, and pure sky;—

    I’ve thought of all by turns, and still I lie 5
    Sleepless; and soon the small birds’ melodies
    Must hear, first utter’d from my orchard trees,
    And the first cuckoo’s melancholy cry.

    Even thus last night, and two nights more I lay,
    And could not win thee, Sleep! by any stealth: 10
    So do not let me wear to-night away:

    Without Thee what is all the morning’s wealth?
    Come, blesséd barrier between day and day,
    Dear mother of fresh thoughts and joyous health!
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