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Clasics in Ñspel: The other two, slight air and purging fire – William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 45

Sonit 45: Ɖ uɖr tū, slît er n prjñ fîr

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Ɖ uɖr tū, slît er n prjñ fîr,
R bʈ wɖ ɖi, ẃrvr I abîd;
Ɖ frst mî ʈt, ɖ uɖr mî dzîr,
Ɖz preznt-absnt wɖ swift mośn slîd.
Fr ẃn ɖz qcr elimnts r gn
In tndr emḅsi v luv t ɖi,
Mî lîf, biyñ md v for, wɖ tū alon
Sncs dǎn t deʈ, oprest wɖ meḷnc̣li;
Untl lîf’s compziśn b rkrd
Bî ɖoz swift mesinjrz rtrnd fṛm ɖi,
Hu īvn bt nǎ cm bac agn, aśurd
V ɖî fer hlʈ, rcǎntñ it t m:
Ɖs tld, I jô; bt ɖen no longr glad,
I snd ɖm bac agn n stret gro sad.

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Clasics in Ñspel: Those pretty wrongs that liberty commits – William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 41

Sonit 41: Ɖoz priti roñz ɖt liḅti cmits

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Ɖoz priti roñz ɖt liḅti cmits,
Ẃn I am smtm absnt fṛm ɖî hart,
Ɖî byti, n ɖî yirz fl wel bfits,
Fr stl tmteśn foloz ẃr ɖǎ art.
Jntl ɖǎ art, n ɖrfr t b wún,
Bytịs ɖǎ art, ɖrfr t b aseld;
N ẃn a wmn wuz, ẃt wmn’z sun
Wl sǎrli līv hr tl h hv priveld?
Ai m! bt yt ɖǎ mtst mî sīt fōrber,
N ćîd ɖî byti n ɖî streyñ yʈ,
Hu līd ɖi in ɖer rayt īvn ɖr
Ẃr ɖǎ art forst t brec a tūfold truʈ:
Hrz bî ɖî byti tmtñ hr t ɖi,
Ɖîn bî ɖî byti biyñ fōls t m.

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Clasics in Ñspel: No more be grieved at that which thou hast done – William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 35

Sonit 35: No mor b grīvd at ɖt ẃć ɖǎ hst dn

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No mor b grīvd at ɖt ẃć ɖǎ hst dn:
Rozz hv ʈornz, n silvr fǎntnz mud:
Clǎdz n iclipsz sten bʈ mūn n sún,
N loɖsm cancr livz in swītist bud.
Ol men mc fōlts, n īvn I in ɖs,
Oʈ̇rîzñ ɖî tresṗs wɖ cmper,
Mslf c’ruptñ, salvñ ɖî amis,
Xkzñ ɖî sinz mor ɖn ɖî sinz r;
Fr t ɖî snśụl fōlt I brñ in sns,
Ɖî advrs parti z ɖî advc̣t,
N ’gnst mslf a lwfl pli cmns:
Sć sivl wor z in mî luv n het,
Ɖt I an axesri nīdz mst b,
T ɖt swīt ʈīf ẃć sǎrli robz fṛm m.

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Clasics in Ñspel: BREAK, BREAK, BREAK, by Alfred Tennyson

BREC BREC BREC

Alfrid Tenisn

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Brec, brec, brec,
On ɖî cold gre stonz, ǒ Sì!
N I wd ɖt mî tuñ cd utr

ɖ ʈts ɖt arîz in m.

Ǒ, wel fr ɖ fiśrmn’z bô,
Ɖt h śǎts wɖ hiz sistr at ple!
Ǒ, wel fr ɖ sêlr lad,
Ɖt h sñz in hiz bot on ɖ be!

N ɖ stetli śips g on
T ɖer hêvn undr ɖ hil
Bt ǒ fr ɖ tuć v a vaniśt hand
N ɖ sǎnd v a vôs ɖt z stil!

Brec, brec, brec
At ɖ ft v ɖî cragz, ǒ Sì!
Bt ɖ tndr gres v a de ɖt z ded

wl nvr cm bac t m.

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Clasics in Ñspel: Why didst thou promise such a beauteous day – William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 34

Sonit 34: Ẃ ddst ɖǎ promis sć a bytịs de

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Ẃ ddst ɖǎ promis sć a bytịs de,
N mc m travl fʈ wɖt mî clǒc,
T let bes clǎdz ’rtec m in mî we,
Hîdñ ɖî breṿri in ɖer rotn smoc?
’Tiz nt inuf ɖt ʈru ɖ clǎd ɖǎ brec,
T drî ɖ ren on mî storm-bìtn fes,
Fr no man wel v sć a salv cn spīc,
Ɖt hīlz ɖ wūnd, n krz nt ɖ dsgres:
Nr cn ɖî śem gv fizic t mî grīf;
Ɖo ɖǎ rpnt, yt I hv stl ɖ los:
Ɖ ofndr’z soro lendz bt wìc rlif
T him ɖt berz ɖ stroñ ofns’z cros.
Ā! bt ɖoz tirz r prl ẃć ɖî luv śedz,
N ɖe r rić n ransm ol il dīdz.

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Clasics in Ñspel: Full many a glorious morning have I seen – William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 33

Sonit 33: Fl mni a glorịs mornñ hv I sìn

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Fl mni a glorịs mornñ hv I sìn
Flatr ɖ mǎntntops wɖ sovrin î,
Cisñ wɖ goldn fes ɖ medoz grīn,
Gíldñ pel strīmz wɖ hevnli alc̣mi;
Anon pmit ɖ besist clǎdz t rîd
Wɖ ugli rac on hiz s’lesćl fes,
N fṛm ɖ forlorn wrld hiz vizij hîd,
Stìlñ unsìn t wst wɖ ɖs dsgres:
Īvn so mî sún wn rli morn dd śîn,
Wɖ ol trîumfnt splendr on mî brǎ;
Bt ǎt, alac, h wz bt wn aur mîn,
Ɖ rījn clǎd hʈ masc’d him fṛm m nǎ.
Yt him fr ɖs mî luv no ẃit dsdeniʈ;
Súnz v ɖ wrld me sten

ẃn hevn’z sún steniʈ.

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Clasics in Ñspel: Thy bosom is endeared with all hearts – William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 31

Sonit 31: Ɖî bŭzm z indirid wɖ ol hārts

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♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

Ɖî bŭzm z indirid wɖ ol hārts,
Ẃć I bî lacñ hv s’pozid ded;
N ɖr rênz Luv, n ol Luv’z luvñ parts,
N ol ɖoz frendz ẃć I ʈt beriid.
Hǎ mni a holi n obsīqịs tir
Hʈ dir rlijs luv stoln fṛm mîn î,
Az inṭrest v ɖ ded, ẃć nǎ apir
Bt ʈñz rmuvd ɖt hidn in ɖi lî!
Ɖǎ art ɖ grev ẃr berid luv dʈ liv,
Huñ wɖ ɖ trofiz v mî luvrz gn,
Hu ol ɖer parts v m t ɖi dd gv,
Ɖt dy v mni nǎ z ɖîn alon:
Ɖer iṃjz I luvd, I vy in ɖi,
N ɖǎ (ol ɖe) hst ol ɖ ol v m.

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Clasics in Ñspel: When to the sessions of sweet silent thought – William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 30

Sonit 30: Ẃn t ɖ seśnz v swīt sîḷnt ʈt

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Ẃn t ɖ seśnz v swīt sîḷnt ʈt
I sumn p rmembṛns v ʈñz past,
I sai ɖ lac v mni a ʈñ I sòt,
N wɖ old woz

ny weil mî dir tîm’z west:

Ɖen cn I drǎn an î, unyst t flo,
Fr preśs frendz hid in deʈ’s detlis nît,
N wīp afreś luv’z loñ sins cansld wo,
N mon ɖ xpns v mni a vaniśt sît:
Ɖen cn I grīv at grīvnsz fōrgon,
N heṿli fṛm wo t wo tel ’r
Ɖ sad acǎnt v fōrbimonid mon,
Ẃć I ny pe az f nt peid bfr.
Bt f ɖ ẃl I ʈnc on ɖi, dir frend,
Ol losz r rstord n soroz end.

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