Clasics in Ñspel: DOVER BEACH, by Matthew Arnold

DOVR BĪĆ

Máʈy Arnld

Ɖ sì z cām tnît.
Ɖ tîd z fl, ɖ mūn lîz fer
Upn ɖ streits; on ɖ Frenć cǒst ɖ lît
Glīmz n z gn; ɖ clifs v Ñgḷnd stand,
Gliṃrñ n vast, ǎt in ɖ tranqil be.
Cm t ɖ windo, swīt z ɖ nît er!
Onli, fṛm ɖ loñ lîn v spre
Ẃr ɖ sì mīts ɖ mūn-blanćt land,
Lisn! y hír ɖ greitñ ror
V peblz ẃć ɖ wevz drw bac, n flñ,
At ɖer rtrn, p ɖ hî strand,
Bgin, n sīs, n ɖen agn bgin,
Wɖ treḿḷs cedns slo, n brñ
Ɖ itrnl not v sadnis in.

Sof̣clīz loñ ago
Hŕd it on ɖ Ijiyn, n it bròt
Intu hiz mînd ɖ trbid eb n flo
V hymn miẓri; w
Fînd olso in ɖ sǎnd a ʈt,
Hírñ it bî ɖs distnt norɖn sì.

Ɖ Sì v Feʈ
Wz wns, tù, at ɖ fl, n rnd rʈ’s śor
Le lîc ɖ foldz v a brît grdl frld.
Bt nǎ I onli hír
Its meḷnc̣li, loñ, wɖdrw̃ ror,
Rtritñ, t ɖ breʈ
V ɖ nîtwind, dǎn ɖ vast éjz drir
N necid śnglz v ɖ wrld.

Ā, luv, let s b tru
T wn anɖr! fr ɖ wrld, ẃć sīmz
T lî bfr s lîc a land v drīmz,
So verịs, so bytifl, so ny,
Hʈ riyli nɖr jô, nr luv, nr lît,
Nr srttyd, nr pīs, nr hlp fr pen;
N w r hir az on a darclñ plen
Swept wɖ cnfyzd alarmz v strugl n flît,
Ẃr ignṛnt armiz claś bî nît.

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Last Updated on 05/11/2020 by Frank Johnson

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