Clasics in Ñspel: That you were once unkind befriends me now – William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 120

Sonit 120: Ɖt y wr wns uncînd bfrendz m nǎ

WIŁM ŚECSPIR

Ɖt y wr wns uncînd bfrendz m nǎ,
N fr ɖt soro, ẃć I ɖen dd fīl,
Nīdz mst I undr mî trnzgreśn bǎ,
Unls mî nrvz wr bras

or hamrd stīl.

Fr f y wr bî mî uncîndnis śecn,
Az I bî yrz, y’v pást a hel v tîm;
N I, a tîṛnt, hv no leźr tecn
T wei hǎ wns I sufrd in yr crîm.
Ǒ! ɖt ǎr nît v wo mt hv rmembrd
Mî dīpist sns,

hǎ hard tru soro hits,

N sn t y, az y t m, ɖen tndrd
Ɖ humbl salv,

ẃć wūndd bzmz fits!

Bt ɖt yr tresṗs nǎ bcmz a fi;
Mîn ransmz yrz,

n yrz mst ransm m.

"House by the Railroad," Edward Hopper, 1925

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