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In Ñspel: IT IS A BEAUTEOUS EVENING, CALM AND FREE, by William Wordsworth

IT IZ A BYTỊS ĪVNÑ, CĀM AND FRI

Wiłm Wrdzwrʈ

It z a bytịs īvnñ, cām n fri,
Ɖ holi tîm z qayt az a Nun
Breʈlis wɖ aḍreśn; ɖ brōd sún
Z sncñ dǎn in its tranqiḷti;
Ɖ jntlnis v hevn brūdz ’r ɖ Sì;
Lisn! ɖ mîti Biyñ z awec,
N duʈ wɖ hiz itrnl mośn mc
A sǎnd lîc ʈundr—evrlastñli.
Dir ćîld! dir Grl! ɖt wōcist wɖ m hir,
F ɖǎ apir untućt bî soḷm ʈt,
Ɖî nećr z nt ɖrfr les dvîn:
Ɖǎ lîist in Ebṛm’z bŭzm ol ɖ yir;
N wrśipst at ɖ Templ’z inr śrîn,
God biyñ wɖ ɖi ẃn w nǒ it nt.

CLASICS IN ÑSPEL

In Ñspel: Ode – INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY from Recollections of Early Childhood, by William Wordsworth

Ǒd: INṬMEŚNZ OV IMORTAḶTI fṛm Rec̣lex́nz ov Rli Ćîldhd

Wiłm Wrdzwrʈ

Ɖr wz a tîm ẃn medo, grov, n strīm,

Ɖ rʈ, n evri comn sît,

T m dd sīm

Apaṛld in s’lesćl lît,

Ɖ glori n ɖ freśnis v a drīm.

It z nt nǎ az it haʈ bn v yor;—

Trn ẃr-so-e’r I me,

Bî nît or de.

Ɖ ʈñz ẃć I hv sìn I nǎ cn si no mor.

Ɖ Renbo cmz n gz,

N luvli z ɖ Rôz,

Ɖ Mūn duʈ wɖ dlît

Lc rnd hr ẃn ɖ hevnz r bér,

Wōtrz on a stari nît

R bytifl n fer;

Ɖ súnśîn z a glorịs brʈ;

Bt yt I nǒ, ẃr-e’r I g,

Ɖt ɖr haʈ past awe a glori fṛm ɖ rʈ.

Nǎ, ẃl ɖ brdz ɖus sñ a joys soñ,

N ẃl ɖ yuñ lamz bǎnd

Az t ɖ tebor’z sǎnd,

T m alon ɖr cem a ʈt v grīf:

A tîmli utṛns gev ɖt ʈt rlif,

N I agn am stroñ:

Ɖ caṭracts blo ɖer trumpits fṛm ɖ stīp;

No mor śl grīf v mîn ɖ sīzn roñ;

I hír ɖ Ecoz ʈru ɖ mǎntnz ʈroñ,

Ɖ Windz cm t m fṛm ɖ fīldz v slīp,

N ol ɖ rʈ z ge;

Land n sì

Gv ɖmslvz p t joḷti,

N wɖ ɖ hart v Me

Duʈ evri Bīst cīp hoḷde;—

Ɖǎ Ćîld v Jô,

Śǎt rnd m, let m hír ɖî śǎts, ɖǎ hapi Śeṗdbô.

Yi blessèd crīćrz, I hv hŕd ɖ cōl

Yi t ć uɖr mc; I si

Ɖ hevnz laf wɖ y in yr jūḅli;

Mî hart z at yr fstivl,

Mî hed haʈ its c’ronl,

Ɖ flnis v yr blis, I fīl—I fīl it ol.

Ǒ īvl de! f I wr suḷn

Ẃl Rʈ hrslf z adornñ,

Ɖs swīt Me mornñ,

N ɖ Ćildṛn r culñ

On evri sîd,

In a ʈǎznd valiz far n wîd,

Freś flǎrz; ẃl ɖ sún śînz worm,

N ɖ Beb līps p on hiz Muɖr’z arm:—

I hír, I hír, wɖ jô I hír!

—Bt ɖr’z a Tri, v mni, wn,

A sngl fīld ẃć I hv lct upn,

Bʈ v ɖm spīc v smʈñ ɖt z gn;

Ɖ Panzi at mî fīt

Duʈ ɖ sem têl rpit:

Ẃiɖr z fled ɖ viźnri glīm?

Ẃr z it nǎ, ɖ glori n ɖ drīm?

Ǎr brʈ z bt a slīp n a fgetñ:

Ɖ Soul ɖt rîzz wɖ s, ǎr lîf’s Star,

Haʈ hd elsẃr its setñ,

N cometh fṛm afar:

Nt in intîr fgetflnis,

N nt in utr necidnis,

Bt trelñ clǎdz v glori d w cm

Fṛm God, hu z ǎr hom:

Hevn lîz abt s in ǎr inf̣nsi!

Śêdz v ɖ priznhǎs bgin t cloz

Upn ɖ growñ Bô,

Bt h bholdz ɖ lît, n ẃns it floz,

H siz it in hiz jô;

Ɖ Yʈ, hu dêli farɖr fṛm ɖ īst

Mst travl, stl z Nećr’z Prīst,

N bî ɖ viźn splendid

Z on hiz we atndd;

At leñʈ ɖ Man psivz it dî awe,

N fed intu ɖ lît v comn de.

Rʈ filz hr lap wɖ pleźrz v hr ǒn;

Yrnñz ś haʈ in hr ǒn naćṛl cnd,

N, īvn wɖ smʈñ v a Muɖr’z mînd,

N no unwrɖi em,

Ɖ homli Nrs duʈ ol ś cn

T mc hr Fostrćîld, hr Inmet Man,

Fget ɖ gloriz h haʈ noun,

N ɖt impirịl palis ẃns h cem.

Bhold ɖ Ćîld amñ hiz ny-born blisz,

A six yirz’ Darlñ v a pigmy sîz!

Si, ẃr ’mid wrc v hiz ǒn hand h lîz,

Fretd bî saliz v hiz muɖr’z cisz,

Wɖ lît upn him fṛm hiz faɖr’z îz!

Si, at hiz fīt, sm litl plan or ćart,

Sm fragmnt fṛm hiz drīm v hymn lîf,

Śept bî himslf wɖ nyli-lrnid art

A wedñ or a fstivl,

A mōrnñ or a fynṛl;

N ɖs haʈ nǎ hiz hart,

N untu ɖs h fremz hiz soñ:

Ɖen wl h fit hiz tuñ

T daylogz v biznis, luv, or strîf;

Bt it wl nt b loñ

E’r ɖs b ʈroun asd,

N wɖ ny jô n prîd

Ɖ litl Actr conz anɖr part;

Filñ fṛm tîm t tîm hiz “hymṛs stej”

Wɖ ol ɖ Prsnz, dǎn t pōlzid Ej,

Ɖt Lîf brñz wɖ hr in hr eqpij;

Az f hiz hol voceśn

Wr endlis iṃteśn.

Ɖǎ, huz xtirịr sembḷns duʈ b’lî

Ɖî Soul’z imnṣti;

Ɖǎ bst F’loṣfr, hu yt dst cīp

Ɖî heṛtij, ɖǎ Î amñ ɖ blînd,

Ɖt, def n sîḷnt, rīdst ɖ itrnl dīp,

Hōntd fr evr bî ɖ itrnl mînd,—

Mîti Prófit! Sír blest!

On hūm ɖoz truɖz d rest,

Ẃć w r tôlñ ol ǎr livz t fînd,

In darcnis lost, ɖ darcnis v ɖ grev;

Ɖǎ, ovr hūm ɖî Imortaḷti

Brūdz lîc ɖ De, a Mastr ’r a Slev,

A Prezns ẃć z nt t b pt bî;

Ɖǎ litl Ćîld, yt glorịs in ɖ mt

V hevn-born frīdm on ɖî biyñ’z hît,

Ẃ wɖ sć rnist penz dst ɖǎ pṛvoc

Ɖ yirz t brñ ɖ inevitbl yoc,

Ɖus blîndli wɖ ɖî blesidnis at strîf?

Fl sn ɖî Soul śl hv hr rʈli frêt,

N custm lî upn ɖi wɖ a weit,

Hevi az frost, n dīp olmst az lîf!

O jô! ɖt in ǎr embrz

Z smʈñ ɖt duʈ liv,

Ɖt Nećr yt rmembrz

Ẃt wz so fyɉtiv!

Ɖ ʈt v ǎr past yirz in m duʈ brīd

Ppćl beṇdix́n: nt indd

Fr ɖt ẃć z most wrɖi t b blest;

Dlît n liḅti, ɖ simpl crīd

V Ćîldhd, ẃɖr bizi or at rest,

Wɖ ny-flejd hop stl fluṭrñ in hiz brest:—

Nt fr ɖz I rêz

Ɖ soñ v ʈancs n prêz

Bt fr ɖoz obstiṇt qsćnñz

V sns n ǎtwd ʈñz,

Fōlñz fṛm s, vaṇśñz;

Blanc msgvñz v a Crīćr

Muvñ abt in wrldz nt riylîzd,

Hî instñts bfr ẃć ǎr mortl Nećr

Dd trembl lîc a gilti ʈñ s’prîzd:

Bt fr ɖoz frst afx́nz,

Ɖoz śadǒi rec̣lex́nz,

Ẃć, b ɖe ẃt ɖe me

R yt ɖ fǎntnlît v ol ǎr de,

R yt a mastrlît v ol ǎr siyñ;

Uphold s, ćeriś, n hv pǎr t mc

Ǎr nôzi yirz sīm momnts in ɖ biyñ

V ɖ itrnl Sîḷns: truɖz ɖt wec,

T periś nvr;

Ẃć nɖr listlisnis, nr mad indevr,

Nr Man nr Bô,

Nr ol ɖt z at enṃti wɖ jô,

Cn utrli aboliś or dstrô!

Hns in a sīzn v cām weɖr

Ɖo inḷnd far w b,

Ǎr Soulz hv sît v ɖt imortl sì

Ẃć bròt s hiɖr,

Cn in a momnt travl ɖiɖr,

N si ɖ Ćildṛn sport upn ɖ śor,

N hír ɖ mîti wōtrz rolñ eṿmor.

Ɖen sñ, yi Brdz, sñ, sñ a joys soñ!

N let ɖ yuñ Lamz bǎnd

Az t ɖ tebor’z sǎnd!

W in ʈt wl jôn yr ʈroñ,

Yi ɖt pîp n yi ɖt ple,

Yi ɖt ʈru yr hārts tde

Fīl ɖ gladnis v ɖ Me!

Ẃt ɖo ɖ redịns ẃć wz wns so brît

B nǎ fr evr tecn fṛm mî sît,

Ɖo nʈñ cn brñ bac ɖ aur

V splendr in ɖ gras, v glori in ɖ flǎr;

W wl grīv nt, rɖr fînd

Streñʈ in ẃt rmenz bhnd;

In ɖ prîml simṗʈi

Ẃć hvñ bn mst evr b;

In ɖ suɖñ ʈts ɖt sprñ

Ǎt v hymn suf̣rñ;

In ɖ feʈ ɖt lcs ʈru deʈ,

In yirz ɖt brñ ɖ fiḷsofic mînd.

N O, yi Fǎntnz, Medoz, Hilz, n Grovz,

Fōrbod nt eni seṿrñ v ǎr luvz!

Yt in mî hart v hārts I fīl yr mt;

I onli hv rlinqiśt wn dlît

T liv bnʈ yr mor hbićl swe.

I luv ɖ Brŭcs ẃć dǎn ɖer ćanlz fret,

Īvn mor ɖn ẃn I tript lîtli az ɖe;

Ɖ iṇsnt brîtnis v a ny-born De

Z luvli yt;

Ɖ Clǎdz ɖt gaɖr rnd ɖ setñ sún

D tec a sobr cuḷrñ fṛm an î

Ɖt haʈ cept woć ’r man’z mortaḷti;

Anɖr rês haʈ bn, n uɖr pāmz r wún.

Ʈancs t ɖ hymn hart bî ẃć w liv,

Ʈancs t its tndrnis, its jôz, n firz,

T m ɖ mīnist flǎr ɖt bloz cn gv

Ʈts ɖt d ofn lî tù dīp fr tirz.

CLASICS IN ÑSPEL

In Ñspel: LINES WRITTEN IN EARLY SPRING, by William Wordsworth

LÎNZ RITN IN RLI SPRÑ

I hŕd a ʈǎznd blendd nots,
Ẃl in a grov I sêt rclînd,
In ɖt swīt mūd ẃn pleznt ʈts
Brñ sad ʈts t ɖ mînd.

T hr fer wrcs dd Nećr linc
Ɖ hymn soul ɖt ʈru m ran;
N mć it grīvd mî hart t ʈnc
Ẃt man hz md v man.

Ʈru primroztufts, in ɖt grīn bǎr,
Ɖ periwncl treld its rīɖz;
N ’tiz mî feʈ ɖt evri flǎr
Injôz ɖ er it briɖz.

Ɖ brdz arnd m hópt n pleid,
Ɖer ʈts I canot meźr:—
Bt ɖ līst mośn ẃć ɖe md
It sīmd a ʈril v pleźr.

Ɖ budñ twigz spred ǎt ɖer fan,
T cać ɖ brīzi er;
N I mst ʈnc, d ol I cn,
Ɖt ɖr wz pleźr ɖr.

F ɖs b’lif fṛm hevn b snt,
F sć b Nećr’z holi plan,
Hv I nt rīzn t l’mnt
Ẃt man hz md v man?

CLASICS IN ÑSPEL

In Ñspel: I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD, by William Wordsworth

I WONDRD LONLI AZ A CLǍD

I wondrd lonli az a clǎd

Ɖt flots on hî ’r velz n hilz,

Ẃn ol at wns I sw a crǎd,

A host, v goldn daf̣dilz;

Bsd ɖ lec, bnʈ ɖ triz,

Fluṭrñ n dansñ in ɖ brīz.

 

Cntinẏs az ɖ starz ɖt śîn

N twncl on ɖ milci we,

Ɖe strećt in nvr-endñ lîn

Alñ ɖ marjin v a be:

Ten ʈǎznd sw I at a glans,

Tosñ ɖer hedz in sprîtli dans.

 

Ɖ wevz bsd ɖm danst; bt ɖe

Ǎt-dd ɖ sparc̣lñ wevz in gli:

A powt cd nt bt b ge,

In sć a jocnd cumṗni:

I gezd—n gezd—bt litl ʈt

Ẃt wlʈ ɖ śo t m hd bròt:

 

Fr oft, ẃn on mî cǎć I lî

In vecnt or in pensiv mūd,

Ɖe flaś upn ɖt inwd î

Ẃć z ɖ blis v soḷtyd;

N ɖen mî hart wɖ pleźr filz,

N dansz wɖ ɖ daf̣dilz.

CLASICS IN ÑSPEL

 

In Ñspel: LINES COMPOSED A FEW MILES ABOVE TINTERN ABBEY, on Revisiting the Banks of the Wye during a Tour. July 13, 1798 │ William Wordsworth

LÎNZ CMPOZD A FY MÎLZ ABV TINTRN ABI, on Rīviẓtñ ɖ Bancs v ɖ Wî jrñ a Tur. Jlî 13, 1798

Fîv yirz hv past; fîv sumrz, wɖ ɖ leñʈ
V fîv loñ wintrz! n agn I hír
Ɖz wōtrz, rolñ fṛm ɖer mǎntnsprñz
Wɖ a soft inḷnd mrmr.—Wns agn
D I bhold ɖz stīp n lofti clifs,
Ɖt on a wîld s’cludd sīn impres
Ʈts v mor dīp s’cluźn; n cnct
Ɖ lanscep wɖ ɖ qayt v ɖ scî.
Ɖ de z cm ẃn I agn rpoz
Hir, undr ɖs darc sic̣mor, n vy
Ɖz plots v cotijgrǎnd, ɖz orć̣dtufts,
Ẃć at ɖs sīzn, wɖ ɖer unrîp frūts,
R clad in wn grīn hy, n lūz ɖmslvz
’Mid grovz n copsz. Wns agn I si
Ɖz hejroz, hardli hejroz, litl lînz
V sportiv wŭd run wîld: ɖz pastṛl farmz,
Grīn t ɖ vri dor; n rīɖz v smoc
Snt p, in sîḷns, fṛm amñ ɖ triz!
Wɖ sm unsrtn notis, az mt sīm
V vegṛnt dwelrz in ɖ hǎslis wŭdz,
Or v sm Hrmit’s cev, ẃr bî hiz fîr
Ɖ Hrmit sits alon.

Ɖz bytịs formz,
Ʈru a loñ absns, hv nt bn t m
Az z a lanscep t a blînd man’z î:
Bt oft, in lonli rūmz, n ’mid ɖ din
V tǎnz n sitiz, I hv oud t ɖm,
In aurz v wirinis, snseśnz swīt,
Flt in ɖ blud, n flt alñ ɖ hart;
N pasñ īvn intu mî pyrr mînd
Wɖ tranqil resṭreśn:—fīlñz tù
V unrimembrd pleźr: sć, phps,
Az hv no slît or trivịl inflụns
On ɖt bst porśn v a gd man’z lîf,
Hiz litl, nemlis, unrimembrd, acts
V cîndnis n v luv. Nr les, I trust,
T ɖm I me hv oud anɖr gift,
V aspect mor sblîm; ɖt blesid mūd,
In ẃć ɖ brɖn v ɖ misṭri,
In ẃć ɖ hevi n ɖ wiri weit
V ol ɖs uninteliɉbl wrld,
Z lîtnd:—ɖt srīn n blesid mūd,
In ẃć ɖ afx́nz jntli līd s on,—
Untl, ɖ breʈ v ɖs corporịl frem
N īvn ɖ mośn v ǎr hymn blud
Olmst sspndd, w r leid aslip
In bodi, n bcm a livñ soul:
Ẃl wɖ an î md qayt bî ɖ pǎr
V harṃni, n ɖ dīp pǎr v jô,
W si intu ɖ lîf v ʈñz.

F ɖs
B bt a ven b’lif, yt, ǒ! hǎ oft—
In darcnis n amd ɖ mni śeps
V jôlis dêlît; ẃn ɖ fretfl str
Unprofitbl, n ɖ fīvr v ɖ wrld,
Hv huñ upn ɖ bìtñz v mî hart—
Hǎ oft, in spirit, hv I trnd t ɖi,
O silvn Wî! ɖǎ wondrr ʈru ɖ wŭdz,
Hǎ ofn hz mî spirit trnd t ɖi!

N nǎ, wɖ glīmz v haf-xtnḡśt ʈt,
Wɖ mni recgniśnz dim n fent,
N smẃt v a sad pplex̣ti,
Ɖ picćr v ɖ mînd rvîvz agn:
Ẃl hir I stand, nt onli wɖ ɖ sns
V preznt pleźr, bt wɖ plizñ ʈts
Ɖt in ɖs momnt ɖr z lîf n fūd
Fr fyćr yirz. N so I der t hop,
Ɖo ćenjd, no dǎt, fṛm ẃt I wz ẃn frst
I cem amñ ɖz hilz; ẃn lîc a rou
I bǎndd ’r ɖ mǎntnz, bî ɖ sîdz
V ɖ dīp rivrz, n ɖ lonli strīmz,
Ẃrvr nećr léd: mor lîc a man
Flayñ fṛm smʈñ ɖt h dredz, ɖn wn
Hu sòt ɖ ʈñ h luvd. Fr nećr ɖen
(Ɖ cōrsr pleźrz v mî bôiś dez
N ɖer glad animlmuvmnts ol gn bî)
T m wz ol in ol.—I canot pent
Ẃt ɖen I wz. Ɖ sǎndñ caṭract
Hōntd m lîc a paśn: ɖ tōl roc,
Ɖ mǎntn, n ɖ dīp n glūmi wŭd,
Ɖer culrz n ɖer formz, wr ɖen t m
An aṗtît; a fīlñ n a luv,
Ɖt hd no nīd v a rmotr ćarm,
Bî ʈt s’plaid, nt eni inṭrest
Unboroud fṛm ɖ î.—Ɖt tîm z past,
N ol its ecñ jôz r nǎ no mor,
N ol its dizi rapćrz. Nt fr ɖs
Fent I, nr mōrn nr mrmr; uɖr gifts
Hv foloud; fr sć los, I wd b’liv,
Abundnt recmpns. Fr I hv lrnt
T lc on nećr, nt az in ɖ aur
V ʈtlis yʈ; bt hírñ ofntîmz
Ɖ stl sad ḿzic v hymaṇti,
Nr harś nr greitñ, ɖo v ampl pǎr
T ćesn n sbdy.—N I hv flt
A prezns ɖt dstrbz m wɖ ɖ jô
V eḷvetd ʈts; a sns sblîm
V smʈñ far mor dīpli inṭfyzd,
Huz dwelñ z ɖ lît v setñ súnz,
N ɖ rnd ośn n ɖ livñ er,
N ɖ blu scî, n in ɖ mînd v man:
A mośn n a spirit, ɖt impelz
Ol ʈncñ ʈñz, ol objicts v ol ʈt,
N rolz ʈru ol ʈñz. Ɖrfr am I stl
A luvr v ɖ medoz n ɖ wŭdz
N mǎntnz; n v ol ɖt w bhold
Fṛm ɖs grīn rʈ; v ol ɖ mîti wrld
V î, n ir,—bʈ ẃt ɖe haf criet,
N ẃt psiv; wel plizd t rec̣gnîz
In nećr n ɖ lanḡj v ɖ sns
Ɖ ancr v mî pyrist ʈts, ɖ nrs,
Ɖ gîd, ɖ gardịn v mî hart, n soul
V ol mî moṛl biyñ.

Nr pćans,
F I wr nt ɖus tòt, śd I ɖ mor
Sufr mî jīńl spirits t dce:
Fr ɖǎ art wɖ m hir upn ɖ bancs
V ɖs fer rivr; ɖǎ mî dirist Frend,
Mî dir, dir Frend; n in ɖî vôs I cać
Ɖ lanḡj v mî formr hart, n rīd
Mî formr pleźrz in ɖ śūtñ lîts
V ɖî wîld îz. Ǒ! yt a litl ẃl
Me I bhold in ɖi ẃt I wz wns,
Mî dir, dir Sistr! n ɖs prer I mc,
Nwñ ɖt Nećr nvr dd btre
Ɖ hart ɖt luvd hr; ’tiz hr priṿlij,
Ʈru ol ɖ yirz v ɖs ǎr lîf, t līd
Fṛm jô t jô: fr ś cn so inform
Ɖ mînd ɖt z wɖn s, so impres
Wɖ qaytnis n byti, n so fīd
Wɖ lofti ʈts, ɖt nɖr īvl tuñz,
Raś jujmnts, nr ɖ snirz v slfiś men,
Nr grītñz ẃr no cîndnis z, nr ol
Ɖ driri inṭcors v dêli lîf,
Śl e’r privel agnst s, or dstrb
Ǎr ćirfl feʈ, ɖt ol ẃć w bhold
Z fl v blesñz. Ɖrfr let ɖ mūn
Śîn on ɖi in ɖî soliṭri wōc;
N let ɖ misti mǎntnwindz b fri
T blo agnst ɖi: n, in aftr yirz,
Ẃn ɖz wîld xṭsiz śl b mtyrd
Intu a sobr pleźr; ẃn ɖî mînd
Śl b a manśn fr ol luvli formz,
Ɖî meṃri b az a dwelñples
Fr ol swīt sǎndz n harṃniz; ǒ! ɖen,
F soḷtyd, or fir, or pen, or grīf,
Śd b ɖî porśn, wɖ ẃt hīlñ ʈts
V tndr jô wilt ɖǎ rmembr m,
N ɖz mî xorteśnz! Nr, pćans—
F I śd b ẃr I no mor cn hír
Ɖî vôs, nr cać fṛm ɖî wîld îz ɖz glīmz
V past xistns—wilt ɖǎ ɖen fget
Ɖt on ɖ bancs v ɖs dlîtfl strīm
W std tgɖr; n ɖt I, so loñ
A wrśpr v Nećr, hiɖr cem
Unwirid in ɖt srvis: rɖr se
Wɖ wormr luv—ǒ! wɖ far dīpr zīl
V hǒlịr luv. Nr wilt ɖǎ ɖen fget,
Ɖt aftr mni wonḍrñz, mni yirz
V absns, ɖz stīp wŭdz n lofti clifs,
N ɖs grīn pastṛl lanscep, wr t m
Mor dir, bʈ fr ɖmslvz n fr ɖî sec!

CLASICS IN ÑSPEL

In Ñspel: I TRAVELLED AMONG UNKNOWN MEN, by William Wordsworth

I TRAVLD AMÑ UŅOUN MEN

I travld amñ uņoun men,
In landz bynd ɖ sì;
Nr, Ñgḷnd! dd I nǒ tl ɖen
Ẃt luv I bòr t ɖi.

’tiz past, ɖt meḷnc̣li drīm!
Nr wl I qit ɖî śor
A secnd tîm; fr stl I sīm
T luv ɖi mor n mor.

Amñ ɖî mǎntnz dd I fīl
Ɖ jô v mî dzîr;
N ś I ćeriśt trnd hr ẃīl
Bsd an Ñgliś fîr.

Ɖî mornñz śoud, ɖî nîts cnsild,
Ɖ bǎrz ẃr Lūsi pleid;
N ɖîn tù z ɖ last grīn fīld
Ɖt Lūsi’z îz sveid.

CLASICS IN ÑSPEL