Clasics in Ñspel: MEDITATION XVII, John Donne

Dvośnz Upn Imrjnt Oceźnz

MEDTEŚN XVII

Jon Dún

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NUNC LENTO SONITU DICUNT, MORIERIS

Nǎ ɖs bel tolñ softli fr anɖr,
sz t m,
Ɖǎ mst dî

Pćans h fr hūm ɖs bel tolz me b so il az ɖt h nz nt it tolz fr him. N pćans I me ʈnc mslf so mć betr ɖn I am, az ɖt ɖe hu r abt m, n si mî stet, me hv cōzd it t tol fr m, n I nǒ nt ɖt. Ɖ ćrć z caʈ̇lic, yṇvrsl, so r ol hr ax́nz; ol ɖt ś dz, b’loñz t ol. Ẃn ś baptîzz a ćîld, ɖt ax́n cnsrnz m; fr ɖt ćîld z ɖr-bî cnctd t ɖt bodi ẃć z mî hed tù, n ingraft intu ɖt bodi, ẃr-ov I am a membr. N ẃn ś beriz a man, ɖt ax́n cnsrnz m; ol man-cnd z v wn oʈr, n z wn volym; ẃn wn man dîz, wn ćaptr z nt torn ǎt v ɖ bc, bt trnzletd intu a betr lanḡj; n evri ćaptr mst b so trnzletd; God implôz sevṛl trnzletrz; sm pìsz r trnzletd bî ej, sm bî sicnis, sm bî wor, sm bî justis; bt God’z hand z in evri trnzleśn, n hiz hand śl bînd p ol ǎr scatrd līvz agn, fr ɖt lîbrri ẃr evri bc śl lî opn t wn anɖr; az ɖrfr ɖ bel ɖt rñz t a srmn, cōlz nt upn ɖ prīćr onli, bt upn ɖ congṛgeśn t cm; so ɖs bel cōlz s ol: bt hǎ mć mor m, hu am bròt so nir ɖ dor bî ɖs sicnis.

Ɖr wz a cntnśn az far az a sūt (in ẃć, payti n digṇti, rlijn n esṭmeśn, wr mngld) ẃć v ɖ rlijs ordrz śd rñ t prerz frst in ɖ mornñ; n it wz dtrmind, ɖt ɖe śd rñ frst ɖt rouz rliist. F w unḍstand arît ɖ digṇti v ɖs bel, ɖt tolz fr ǎr īvnñprer, w wd b glad t mc it ǎrz, bî rîzñ rli, in ɖt apḷceśn, ɖt it mt b ǎrz az wel az hiz, huz indd it z. Ɖ bel dʈ tol fr him, ɖt ʈncs it dʈ; n ɖo it inṭmit agn, yt fṛm ɖt minit, ɖt ɖt oceźn ròt upn him, h z ynîtd t God.  Hu casts nt p hiz î t ɖ sún ẃn it rîzz? Bt hu tecs of hiz î fṛm a comit, ẃn ɖt brecs ǎt? hu bndz nt hiz ir t eni bel, ẃć upn eni oceźn rñz?  Bt hu cn rmuv it fṛm ɖt bel, ẃć z pasñ a pìs v himslf ǎt v ɖs wrld?

No man z an îḷnd,  intîr v itslf; evri man z a pìs v ɖ continnt, a part v ɖ mn; f a clod b wośt awe bî ɖ sì, Yṛp z ɖ les, az wel az f a proṃntri wr, az wel az f a mánr v ɖî frend’z or v ɖîn ǒn wr; eni man’z deʈ dmiṇśz m, bcz I am involvd in man-cnd, n ɖrfr nvr snd t nǒ fr hūm ɖ bel tolz; it tolz fr ɖi.

Nɖr cn w cōl ɖs a begñ v miẓri, or a borowñ v miẓri, az ɖo w wr nt mizṛbl inuf v ǎrslvz, bt mst feć in mor fṛm ɖ nxt hǎs, in tecñ upn s ɖ miẓri v ǎr nebrz. Trūli it wr an xkẓbl cuvṭsnis f w dd; fr aflix́n z a treźr, n scers eni man hʈ inuf v it. No man hʈ aflix́n inuf, ɖt z nt mtyrd n rîpnd bî it, n md fit fr God bî ɖt aflix́n. F a man cari treźr in bŭłn or in a wéj v gold, n hv nn cônd intu cuṛnt muniz, hiz treźr wl nt dfre him az h travlz. Tribyleśn z treźr in ɖ nećr v it, bt it z nt cuṛnt muni in ɖ ys v it, xpt w gt nirr n nirr ǎr hom, hevn, bî it. Anɖr me b sic tù, n sic t deʈ, n ɖs aflix́n me lî in hiz bǎlz, az gold in a mîn, n b v no ys t him; bt ɖs bel ɖt tlz m v hiz aflix́n, digz ǎt, n aplîz ɖt gold t m: f bî ɖs cnsiḍreśn v anɖr’z denjr, I tec mîn ǒn intu contmpleśn, n so s’kr mslf, bî mcñ mî rcors t mî God, hu z ǎr onli s’kṛti.

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