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.

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