Clasics in Ñspel: THE ROLLING ENGLISH ROAD, by G.K. Chesterton

Ɖ ROLÑ ÑGLIŚ ROD

G.C. Ćsttn

Bfr ɖ Romn cem t Rî or ǎt t Sévn stroud,
Ɖ rolñ Ñgliś drunc̣d md ɖ rolñ Ñgliś rod.
A rīlñ rod, a rolñ rod, ɖt ramblz rnd ɖ śîr,
N aftr him ɖ parsn ran, ɖ sxtn n ɖ sqîr;
A meri rod, a mezi rod, n sć az w dd tréd
Ɖ nît w wnt t Brmñm bî we v Bīći Hed.

I ń no harm v Boṇpart bt plenti v ɖ Sqîr,
N fr t fît ɖ Frenćmn I dd nt mć dzîr;
Bt I dd baś ɖer baġnets bcz ɖe cem areid
T stretn ǎt ɖ crŭcid rod an Ñgliś drunc̣d md,
Ẃr y n I wnt dǎn ɖ len

wɖ elmugz in ǎr handz,

Ɖ nît w wnt t Glasṭnbri

bî we v Gdwin Sandz.

Hiz sinz ɖe wr fgivn him; or ẃ d flǎrz run
Bhnd him; n ɖ hejz ol streñʈ̇nñ in ɖ sún?
Ɖ wîld ʈñ wnt fṛm left t rît n ń nt ẃć wz ẃć,
Bt ɖ wîld rǒz wz abv him

ẃn ɖe faund him in ɖ dić.

God pardn s, nr hardn s; w dd nt si so clir
Ɖ nît w wnt t Baṇcbrn bî we v Brîtn Pír.

Mî frendz, w wl nt g agn t ep an enćnt rej,
Or streć ɖ foli v ǎr yʈ t b ɖ śem v ej,
Bt wōc wɖ clirr îz n irz ɖs paʈ ɖt wonḍreʈ,
N si undrugd in īvnñlît ɖ dīsnt ín v deʈ;
Fr ɖr z gd nyz yt t hír n fîn ʈñz t b sìn,
Bfr w g t Paṛdîs bî we v Cnsl Grīn.

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