Henry, The Crane & Fox (cranefox)
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Jane's MSS p69-72, 19 Feb 1827, Unpublished

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In long gone years a fox and crane IH0-N L-AO1-NG G-AO1-N Y-IH1-R-Z AH0 F-AA1-K-S AH0-N-D K-R-EY1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
Were bound in friendship's golden chain ; W-ER0 B-AW1-N-D IH0-N F-R-EH1-N-D-SH-IH0-P-S G-OW1-L-D-AH0-N CH-EY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Whene'er they met , the fox would bow W-EH1-N-EH-R DH-EY1 M-EH1-T DH-AH0 F-AA1-K-S W-UH1-D B-AW1 HF-MF Mfav Hfav 3 2 1 /LinW 0.286 0.143 /AllW 0.032 0.066
And madame Crane would curtsie low : AH0-N-D M-AE1-D-AH0-M K-R-EY1-N W-UH1-D K-ER1-T-S-IY0 L-OW1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
- My lovely Crane how do you do ? M-AY1 L-AH1-V-L-IY0 K-R-EY1-N HH-AW1 D-UW1 Y-UW1 D-UW1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
- I'm very well - pray how are you ? AY1-M V-EH1-R-IY0 W-EH1-L P-R-EY1 HH-AW1 AA1-R Y-UW1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Thus time passed on , both very civil DH-AH1-S T-AY1-M P-AE1-S-T AA1-N B-OW1-TH V-EH1-R-IY0 S-IH1-V-AH0-L HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Till Reynard in an hour evil T-IH1-L R-EY1-N-ER0-D IH0-N AE1-N AW1-ER0 IY1-V-AH0-L HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Projected what he thought a stroke P-R-AH0-JH-EH1-K-T-AH0-D W-AH1-T HH-IY1 TH-AO1-T AH0 S-T-R-OW1-K HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
The world would call a pretty joke . DH-AH0 W-ER1-L-D W-UH1-D K-AO1-L AH0 P-R-IH1-T-IY0 JH-OW1-K HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
A billet wrote on gilded paper AH0 B-IH1-L-AH0-T R-OW1-T AA1-N G-IH1-L-D-IH0-D P-EY1-P-ER0 HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.167 0.167 /AllW 0.066 0.032
And sealed it with a perfumed wafer AH0-N-D S-IY1-L-D IH1-T W-IH1-DH AH0 P-ER0-F-Y-UW1-M-D W-EY1-F-ER0 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
Announced the day , if she saw fit AH0-N-AW1-N-S-T DH-AH0 D-EY1 IH1-F SH-IY1 S-AO1 F-IH1-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
To take a tete-a-tete tit-bit : T-UW1 T-EY1-K AH0 T-EH1-T-AH0-T-EH1-T T-IH1-T-B-IH1-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The day arriv'd - She preen'd each feather DH-AH0 D-EY1 ER0-AY1-V-D SH-IY1 P-R-IY1-N-D IY1-CH F-EH1-DH-ER0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And summon'd ev'ry grace together ; AH0-N-D S-AH1-M-AH0-N-D EH-V-R-IY G-R-EY1-S T-AH0-G-EH1-DH-ER0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
At breakfast scarce a morsel eat AE1-T B-R-EH1-K-F-AH0-S-T S-K-EH1-R-S AH0 M-AO1-R-S-AH0-L IY1-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.032
Intent to riot at the treat . IH0-N-T-EH1-N-T T-UW1 R-AY1-AH0-T AE1-T DH-AH0 T-R-IY1-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.032
She came - Wide stood 'th unfolded door SH-IY1 K-EY1-M W-AY1-D S-T-UH1-D DH-AH0 AH0-N-F-OW1-L-D-AH0-D D-AO1-R HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And roses deck'd the sanded floor . AH0-N-D R-OW1-Z-IH0-Z D-EH1-K-T DH-AH0 S-AE1-N-D-IH0-D F-L-AO1-R HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.167 0.167 /AllW 0.066 0.032
- There hyacinths in festoons hung DH-EH1-R HH-AY1-AH0-S-IH0-N-TH-S IH0-N F-EH2-S-T-UW1-N-Z HH-AH1-NG HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
- Here lillies their rich fragrance flung . HH-IY1-R L-IH1-L-IY0-Z DH-EH1-R R-IH1-CH F-R-EY1-G-R-AH0-N-S F-L-AH1-NG HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The table drawn - The damask spread DH-AH0 T-EY1-B-AH0-L D-R-AO1-N DH-AH0 D-AE1-M-AH0-S-K S-P-R-EH1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And soup prepared of bullock's marrow AH0-N-D S-UW1-P P-R-IY0-P-EH1-R-D AH1-V B-UH1-L-AH0-K-S M-EH1-R-OW0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Pour'd in each plate profuse - But shallow : P-AO1-R-D IH0-N IY1-CH P-L-EY1-T P-R-AH0-F-Y-UW1-S B-AH1-T SH-AE1-L-OW0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The fox began to lap in haste DH-AH0 F-AA1-K-S B-IH0-G-AE1-N T-UW1 L-AE1-P IH0-N HH-EY1-S-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
And made a plentiful repast , AH0-N-D M-EY1-D AH0 P-L-EH1-N-T-AH0-F-AH0-L R-AH0-P-AE1-S-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
Pressed his fair friend to do the same P-R-EH1-S-T HH-IH1-Z F-EH1-R F-R-EH1-N-D T-UW1 D-UW1 DH-AH0 S-EY1-M HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
And to encourage , lap'd again . AH0-N-D T-UW1 EH0-N-K-ER1-IH0-JH L-AE1-P-T AH0-G-EH1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The Crane be sure with her long beak DH-AH0 K-R-EY1-N B-IY1 SH-UH1-R W-IH1-DH HH-ER0 L-AO1-NG B-IY1-K HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
Could not a single morsel pick : K-UH1-D N-AA1-T AH0 S-IH1-NG-G-AH0-L M-AO1-R-S-AH0-L P-IH1-K HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
She felt the bite -- but little said SH-IY1 F-EH1-L-T DH-AH0 B-AY1-T B-AH1-T L-IH1-T-AH0-L S-EH1-D HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.143 0.143 /AllW 0.066 0.032
And very soon her exit made ; AH0-N-D V-EH1-R-IY0 S-UW1-N HH-ER0 EH1-G-Z-IH0-T M-EY1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Just beg'd the fox would come next day JH-AH1-S-T B-EH1-G-D DH-AH0 F-AA1-K-S W-UH1-D K-AH1-M N-EH1-K-S-T D-EY1 HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.125 0.125 /AllW 0.066 0.032
And sup with her in her plain way : AH0-N-D S-AH1-P W-IH1-DH HH-ER0 IH0-N HH-ER0 P-L-EY1-N W-EY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Reynard declared she did him honor R-EY1-N-ER0-D D-IH0-K-L-EH1-R-D SH-IY1 D-IH1-D HH-IH1-M AA1-N-ER0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
- He certainly would wait upon her . HH-IY1 S-ER1-T-AH0-N-L-IY0 W-UH1-D W-EY1-T AH0-P-AA1-N HH-ER0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Her domicile was well prepar'd HH-ER0 D-AA1-M-AH0-S-AH0-L W-AA1-Z W-EH1-L P-R-IY0-P-EH1-R-D HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.032
No cost or labor had been spared : N-OW1 K-AA1-S-T AO1-R L-EY1-B-ER0 HH-AE1-D B-IH1-N S-P-EH1-R-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
- Roses and tulips on the floor R-OW1-Z-IH0-Z AH0-N-D T-UW1-L-AH0-P-S AA1-N DH-AH0 F-L-AO1-R HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
And daffodils the ceiling bore ; AH0-N-D D-AE1-F-AH0-D-IH2-L-Z DH-AH0 S-IY1-L-IH0-NG B-AO1-R HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
Nor was a band of music wanting N-AO1-R W-AA1-Z AH0 B-AE1-N-D AH1-V M-Y-UW1-Z-IH0-K W-AA1-N-T-IH0-NG HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
For whippoorwills and frogs were chanting . F-AO1-R W-IH1-P-ER0-W-IH2-L-Z AH0-N-D F-R-AA1-G-Z W-ER0 CH-AE1-N-T-IH0-NG HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.032
The sun had set and given way DH-AH0 S-AH1-N HH-AE1-D S-EH1-T AH0-N-D G-IH1-V-AH0-N W-EY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
To sober evening's mantle gray : T-UW1 S-OW1-B-ER0 IY1-V-N-IH0-NG-Z M-AE1-N-T-AH0-L G-R-EY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The fox arriv'd with stomach keen DH-AH0 F-AA1-K-S ER0-AY1-V-D W-IH1-DH S-T-AH1-M-AH0-K K-IY1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
- Hoped he saw in health his Queen HH-OW1-P-T HH-IY1 S-AO1 IH0-N HH-EH1-L-TH HH-IH1-Z K-W-IY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And added in his courtliest air AH0-N-D AE1-D-AH0-D IH0-N HH-IH1-Z K-AO1-R-T-L-IY0-AH0-S-T EH1-R HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
She ne'er before had look'd so fair . SH-IY1 N-EH-R B-IH0-F-AO1-R HH-AE1-D L-UH2-K-T S-OW1 F-EH1-R HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
The Crane replied in mildest mood DH-AH0 K-R-EY1-N R-IH0-P-L-AY1-D IH0-N M-AY1-L-D-AH0-S-T M-UW1-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
That all he said was very good , DH-AE1-T AO1-L HH-IY1 S-EH1-D W-AA1-Z V-EH1-R-IY0 G-UH1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
She meekly meant to do her duty SH-IY1 M-IY1-K-L-IY0 M-EH1-N-T T-UW1 D-UW1 HH-ER0 D-UW1-T-IY0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And ne'er dream'd of praise or beauty . AH0-N-D N-EH-R D-R-IY1-M-D AH1-V P-R-EY1-Z AO1-R B-Y-UW1-T-IY0 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
- She spoke - The table soon was spread SH-IY1 S-P-OW1-K DH-AH0 T-EY1-B-AH0-L S-UW1-N W-AA1-Z S-P-R-EH1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And ev'rything in order laid : AH0-N-D EH1-V-R-IY0-TH-IH2-NG IH0-N AO1-R-D-ER0 L-EY1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Two narrow jars now grac'd the board T-UW1 N-EH1-R-OW0 JH-AA1-R-Z N-AW1 G-R-EY1-S-T DH-AH0 B-AO1-R-D HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.143 0.143 /AllW 0.066 0.032
With nicely minced ven'son stored : W-IH1-DH N-AY1-S-L-IY0 M-IH1-N-S-T V-EH1-N-S-AH0-N S-T-AO1-R-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
- Now let's fall to sir if you will - N-AW1 L-EH1-T-S F-AO1-L T-UW1 S-ER1 IH1-F Y-UW1 W-IH1-L HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And in she pok'd her slender bill AH0-N-D IH0-N SH-IY1 P-OW1-K-T HH-ER0 S-L-EH1-N-D-ER0 B-IH1-L HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And gulp'd of viands at her leisure AH0-N-D G-AH1-L-P-T AH1-V V-EH1-AE2-N-D-Z AE1-T HH-ER0 L-EH1-ZH-ER0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
- To see you eat would give me pleasure T-UW1 S-IY1 Y-UW1 IY1-T W-UH1-D G-IH1-V M-IY1 P-L-EH1-ZH-ER0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
She cried - Eat neighbor eat SH-IY1 K-R-AY1-D IY1-T N-EY1-B-ER0 IY1-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
I fear you do not like my treat ; AY1 F-IH1-R Y-UW1 D-UW1 N-AA1-T L-AY1-K M-AY1 T-R-IY1-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
It suits my palate to a hair IH1-T S-UW1-T-S M-AY1 P-AE1-L-AH0-T T-UW1 AH0 HH-EH1-R HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
Pray Chummy eat and do not spare . P-R-EY1 CH-AH1-M-IY0 IY1-T AH0-N-D D-UW1 N-AA1-T S-P-EH1-R HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
- The fox looked on with rueful phys DH-AH0 F-AA1-K-S L-UH1-K-T AA1-N W-IH1-DH R-UW1-F-AH0-L F-IH1-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
Feeling in all its force the quiz . F-IY1-L-IH0-NG IH0-N AO1-L IH1-T-S F-AO1-R-S DH-AH0 K-W-IH1-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
The Crane enjoy'd his discontent DH-AH0 K-R-EY1-N EH0-N-JH-OY1-D HH-IH1-Z D-IH0-S-K-AH0-N-T-EH1-N-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
And thus address'd him as he went , AH0-N-D DH-AH1-S AH0-D-R-EH1-S-T HH-IH1-M AE1-Z HH-IY1 W-EH1-N-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The truest adage ever spoke DH-AH0 T-R-UW1-IH0-S-T AE1-D-AH0-JH EH1-V-ER0 S-P-OW1-K HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Was " He that GIVES must TAKE a joke . " W-AA1-Z HH-IY1 DH-AE1-T G-IH1-V-Z M-AH1-S-T T-EY1-K AH0 JH-OW1-K HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW

HF-MF Pair Totals for this Poem Hfav Mfav 25 15 0.24% 0.14%