Henry, A Fable (bats)
39 lines, 237 words, 873 phonemes, 57329 milliseconds

Jane's MSS p74-5, 1827, Unpublished

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WHEN time was young the story goes W-EH1-N T-AY1-M W-AA1-Z Y-AH1-NG DH-AH0 S-T-AO1-R-IY0 G-OW1-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
The birds and beasts were mortal foes : DH-AH0 B-ER1-D-Z AH0-N-D B-IY1-S-T-S W-ER0 M-AO1-R-T-AH0-L F-OW1-Z HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.143 0.143 /AllW 0.066 0.032
The Lion led the latter throng DH-AH0 L-AY1-AH0-N L-EH1-D DH-AH0 L-AE1-T-ER0 TH-R-AO1-NG HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.333 /AllW 0.066
The Eagle urg'd the birds along . DH-AH0 IY1-G-AH0-L ER-JH-D DH-AH0 B-ER1-D-Z AH0-L-AO1-NG HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
The Tyger flash'd his lightning eyes , DH-AH0 T-AY1-G-ER0 F-L-AE-SH-T HH-IH1-Z L-AY1-T-N-IH0-NG AY1-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The Cocks loud clarion reach'd the skies : DH-AH0 K-AA1-K-S L-AW1-D K-L-EH1-R-IY0-AH0-N R-IY-CH-T DH-AH0 S-K-AY1-Z HF-MF Hfav Mfav 3 2 1 /LinW 0.286 0.143 /AllW 0.066 0.032
Breathing defiance -- Grimly here B-R-IY1-DH-IH0-NG D-IH0-F-AY1-AH0-N-S G-R-IH1-M-L-IY0 HH-IY1-R HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Growl'd the relentless savage bear . G-R-AW-L-D DH-AH0 R-IH0-L-EH1-N-T-L-IH0-S S-AE1-V-AH0-JH B-EH1-R HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.032
Now Turkeys gobbled alarms N-AW1 T-ER1-K-IY0-Z G-AA1-B-AH0-L-D AH0-L-AA1-R-M-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And Skunks and field mice rush'd to arms . AH0-N-D S-K-AH1-NG-K-S AH0-N-D F-IY1-L-D M-AY1-S R-AH-SH-T T-UW1 AA1-R-M-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
A regiment of Moles were brought AH0 R-EH1-JH-AH0-M-AH0-N-T AH1-V M-OW1-L-Z W-ER0 B-R-AO1-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.032
Where the heroic Linnets fought . W-EH1-R DH-AH0 HH-IH0-R-OW1-IH0-K L-IH-N-EH-T-S F-AO1-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The ponderous Elephant was plac'd DH-AH0 P-AA1-N-D-ER0-AH0-S EH1-L-AH0-F-AH0-N-T W-AA1-Z P-L-EY-S-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
Where the gigantic Ostrich pac'd ; W-EH1-R DH-AH0 JH-AY0-G-AE1-N-T-IH0-K AO1-S-T-R-IH0-CH P-EY-S-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The Zebra's rough resistance found DH-AH0 Z-IY-B-R-AH-Z R-AH1-F R-IH0-Z-IH1-S-T-AH0-N-S F-AW1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
From Cassowary's battle ground , F-R-AH1-M K-AE-S-AW-W-EH-R-IY-EH-Z B-AE1-T-AH0-L G-R-AW1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And Wrens would flutter peck & scratch AH0-N-D R-EH-N-Z W-UH1-D F-L-AH1-T-ER0 P-EH1-K AH-N-D S-K-R-AE1-CH HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
Where the prim ground squirrel kept his watch . W-EH1-R DH-AH0 P-R-IH1-M G-R-AW1-N-D S-K-W-ER1-AH0-L K-EH1-P-T HH-IH1-Z W-AA1-CH HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.125 0.125 /AllW 0.066 0.032
Neutral , the Bat here stood alone N-UW1-T-R-AH0-L DH-AH0 B-AE1-T HH-IY1-R S-T-UH1-D AH0-L-OW1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
And arms or panoply had none AH0-N-D AA1-R-M-Z AO1-R P-AE1-N-AA0-P-L-IY0 HH-AE1-D N-AH1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
Averring o'er and o'er again EY-V-ER-R-IH-NG AO-R AH0-N-D AO-R AH0-G-EH1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
He was no beast - Twas very plain - HH-IY1 W-AA1-Z N-OW1 B-IY1-S-T T-W-AH1-Z V-EH1-R-IY0 P-L-EY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
For he could fly - and stretch'd a wing F-AO1-R HH-IY1 K-UH1-D F-L-AY1 AH0-N-D S-T-R-EH-CH-T AH0 W-IH1-NG HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
There could not be a simpler thing : DH-EH1-R K-UH1-D N-AA1-T B-IY1 AH0 S-IH1-M-P-AH0-L-ER0 TH-IH1-NG HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
He could not be a bird was clear HH-IY1 K-UH1-D N-AA1-T B-IY1 AH0 B-ER1-D W-AA1-Z K-L-IH1-R HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
By pointing to his ears and hair . B-AY1 P-OY1-N-T-IH0-NG T-UW1 HH-IH1-Z IH1-R-Z AH0-N-D HH-EH1-R HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
While still the rage of battle burn'd W-AY1-L S-T-IH1-L DH-AH0 R-EY1-JH AH1-V B-AE1-T-AH0-L B-ER-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Those subterfuges serv'd his turn ; DH-OW1-Z S-AH-B-T-ER-F-Y-UW-JH-AH-Z S-ER-V-D HH-IH1-Z T-ER1-N HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.032
But when at last the Eagle rose B-AH1-T W-EH1-N AE1-T L-AE1-S-T DH-AH0 IY1-G-AH0-L R-OW1-Z HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
Superior o'er his flying foes S-UW0-P-IH1-R-IY0-ER0 AO-R HH-IH1-Z F-L-AY1-IH0-NG F-OW1-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The Bat was seiz'd to hear his doom DH-AH0 B-AE1-T W-AA1-Z S-IY-Z-D T-UW1 HH-IY1-R HH-IH1-Z D-UW1-M HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
Unlucky culprit ! Much too soon . AH0-N-L-AH1-K-IY0 K-AH1-L-P-R-IH0-T M-AH1-CH T-UW1 S-UW1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Sentence pronounced by Judge advocate Crow S-EH1-N-T-AH0-N-S P-R-AH0-N-AW1-N-S-T B-AY1 JH-AH1-JH AE1-D-V-AH0-K-AH0-T K-R-OW1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Unworthy of meridian light , AH0-N-W-ER1-DH-IY0 AH1-V M-ER0-IH1-D-IY0-AH0-N L-AY1-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Too base for even ebon night , T-UW1 B-EY1-S F-AO1-R IY1-V-IH0-N EH-B-AH-N N-AY1-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
In twilight only dare to fly IH0-N T-W-AY1-L-AY2-T OW1-N-L-IY0 D-EH1-R T-UW1 F-L-AY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
To seize the beetle humming by ; T-UW1 S-IY1-Z DH-AH0 B-IY1-T-AH0-L HH-AH1-M-IH0-NG B-AY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
Then hie thee to thy murky place DH-EH1-N HH-AY DH-IY1 T-UW1 DH-AY1 M-ER1-K-IY0 P-L-EY1-S HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
And muffle there thy recreant face . AH0-N-D M-AH1-F-AH0-L DH-EH1-R DH-AY1 R-EH-K-R-IY-AE-N-T F-EY1-S HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.032

HF-MF Pair Totals for this Poem Hfav Mfav 16 10 0.15% 0.10%