Henry, A Rebus (on the Name of Nancy Crooke) (dance)
33 lines, 284 words, 982 phonemes, 64574 milliseconds

MSS p.29, Unpublished

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Take the name of the swain a forlorn witless elf T-EY1-K DH-AH0 N-EY1-M AH1-V DH-AH0 S-W-EY1-N AH0 F-ER0-L-AO1-R-N W-IH1-T-L-AH0-S EH1-L-F HF-MF Hfav 4 4 /LinW 0.400 /AllW 0.066
Who was chang'd to a flow'r for admiring himself . HH-UW1 W-AA1-Z CH-EY1-N-JH-D T-UW1 AH0 F-L-AW1-R F-AO1-R AE0-D-M-AY1-R-IH0-NG HH-IH0-M-S-EH1-L-F HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.111 0.111 /AllW 0.066 0.032
A part deem'd essential in each lady's dress : AH0 P-AA1-R-T D-IY1-M-D IH0-S-EH1-N-SH-AH0-L IH0-N IY1-CH L-EY1-D-IY0-Z D-R-EH1-S HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
With what maidens cry , when they wish to say yes . W-IH1-DH W-AH1-T M-EY1-D-AH0-N-Z K-R-AY1 W-EH1-N DH-EY1 W-IH1-SH T-UW1 S-EY1 Y-EH1-S HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
A lullabye carriage soft cozy & light : AH0 L-AH1-L-AH0-B-AY2 K-AE1-R-IH0-JH S-AA1-F-T K-OW1-Z-IY0 AH-N-D L-AY1-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
With the name of the poet who sang on the night . W-IH1-DH DH-AH0 N-EY1-M AH1-V DH-AH0 P-OW1-AH0-T HH-UW1 S-AE1-NG AA1-N DH-AH0 N-AY1-T HF-MF Hfav 3 3 /LinW 0.273 /AllW 0.066
The queen of Cairo , all lovely and winning DH-AH0 K-W-IY1-N AH1-V K-AY1-R-OW0 AO1-L L-AH1-V-L-IY0 AH0-N-D W-IH1-N-IH0-NG HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.250 /AllW 0.066
Whose blandishments ever kept Antony grinning . HH-UW1-Z B-L-AE1-N-D-IH0-SH-M-AH0-N-T-S EH1-V-ER0 K-EH1-P-T AE1-N-T-AH0-N-IY0 G-R-IH1-N-IH0-NG HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The flow'r whose odours unremittingly please : DH-AH0 F-L-AW1-R HH-UW1-Z OW1-D-ER0-Z AH2-N-R-IH0-M-IH1-T-IH0-NG-L-IY0 P-L-IY1-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
With the glory of forests , the king of the trees . W-IH1-DH DH-AH0 G-L-AO1-R-IY0 AH1-V F-AO1-R-AH0-S-T-S DH-AH0 K-IH1-NG AH1-V DH-AH0 T-R-IY1-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.100 /AllW 0.066
To the prince of the fairies , a jealous old knave , T-UW1 DH-AH0 P-R-IH1-N-S AH1-V DH-AH0 F-EH1-R-IY0-Z AH0 JH-EH1-L-AH0-S OW1-L-D N-EY1-V HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
Put the name of the tree that undid mother Eve . P-UH1-T DH-AH0 N-EY1-M AH1-V DH-AH0 T-R-IY1 DH-AE1-T AH0-N-D-IH1-D M-AH1-DH-ER0 IY1-V HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.100 0.100 /AllW 0.066 0.032
To finish the whole add that period of day , T-UW1 F-IH1-N-IH0-SH DH-AH0 HH-OW1-L AE1-D DH-AE1-T P-IH1-R-IY0-AH0-D AH1-V D-EY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
When the linnet & thrush to repose hie away . W-EH1-N DH-AH0 L-IH1-N-IH0-T AH-N-D TH-R-AH1-SH T-UW1 R-IY0-P-OW1-Z HH-AY AH0-W-EY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066
The initials of these , if adjusted with care , DH-AH0 IH0-N-IH1-SH-AH0-L-Z AH1-V DH-IY1-Z IH1-F AH0-JH-AH1-S-T-AH0-D W-IH1-DH K-EH1-R HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
Will show you the fairest where thousands are fair . W-IH1-L SH-OW1 Y-UW1 DH-AH0 F-EH1-R-IH0-S-T W-EH1-R TH-AW1-Z-AH0-N-D-Z AA1-R F-EH1-R HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066
The sweet , pretty graces still hover about her , DH-AH0 S-W-IY1-T P-R-IH1-T-IY0 G-R-EY1-S-IH0-Z S-T-IH1-L HH-AH1-V-ER0 AH0-B-AW1-T HH-ER0 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
And Cupid would die with vexation without her . AH0-N-D K-Y-UW1-P-IH0-D W-UH1-D D-AY1 W-IH1-DH V-EH1-K-S-EY1-SH-AH0-N W-IH0-TH-AW1-T HH-ER0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
When she swims in the dance or wherever she goes W-EH1-N SH-IY1 S-W-IH1-M-Z IH0-N DH-AH0 D-AE1-N-S AO1-R W-EH0-R-EH1-V-ER0 SH-IY1 G-OW1-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.100 /AllW 0.066
She's crowded by witlings , plain-fellows & beaux SH-IY1-Z K-R-AW1-D-AH0-D B-AY1 W-IH1-T-L-IH0-NG-Z P-L-EY1-N-F-EH1-L-OW0-Z AH-N-D B-OW1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Who throng at her elbow & tread on her toes . HH-UW1 TH-R-AO1-NG AE1-T HH-ER0 EH1-L-B-OW2 AH-N-D T-R-EH1-D AA1-N HH-ER0 T-OW1-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
If a pin or a hankerchief happen to fall IH1-F AH0 P-IH1-N AO1-R AH0 HH-AE1-NG-K-ER0-CH-IH0-F HH-AE1-P-AH0-N T-UW1 F-AO1-L HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066
To seize on the prise fills with uproar the hall : T-UW1 S-IY1-Z AA1-N DH-AH0 P-R-AY1-Z F-IH1-L-Z W-IH1-DH AH1-P-R-AO2-R DH-AH0 HH-AO1-L HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.100 0.100 /AllW 0.066 0.032
Such pulling and hawling & shoving & pushing S-AH1-CH P-UH1-L-IH0-NG AH0-N-D HH-AO1-L-IH0-NG AH-N-D SH-AH1-V-IH0-NG AH-N-D P-UH1-SH-IH0-NG HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.032
As rivals the racket of ' key & the cushion ; ' AE1-Z R-AY1-V-AH0-L-Z DH-AH0 R-AE1-K-IH0-T AH1-V K-IY1 AH-N-D DH-AH0 K-UH1-SH-AH0-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066
And happy - thrice happy ! too happy ! the swain AH0-N-D HH-AE1-P-IY0 TH-R-AY1-S HH-AE1-P-IY0 T-UW1 HH-AE1-P-IY0 DH-AH0 S-W-EY1-N HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.125 0.125 /AllW 0.066 0.032
Who can replace the pin or bandana again . HH-UW1 K-AE1-N R-IY2-P-L-EY1-S DH-AH0 P-IH1-N AO1-R B-AE2-N-D-AE1-N-AH0 AH0-G-EH1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
Tho the fellows surround & so humbly adore her DH-OW1 DH-AH0 F-EH1-L-OW0-Z S-ER0-AW1-N-D AH-N-D S-OW1 HH-AH1-M-B-L-IY0 AH0-D-AO1-R HH-ER0 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066
The girls on the contrary cannot endure her ; DH-AH0 G-ER1-L-Z AA1-N DH-AH0 K-AA1-N-T-R-EH0-R-IY0 K-AE1-N-AA0-T EH0-N-D-Y-UH1-R HH-ER0 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
Her beauty their beauty forever disgraces HH-ER0 B-Y-UW1-T-IY0 DH-EH1-R B-Y-UW1-T-IY0 F-ER0-EH1-V-ER0 D-IH0-S-G-R-EY1-S-IH0-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And her sweeter face still eclipses their faces . AH0-N-D HH-ER0 S-W-IY1-T-ER0 F-EY1-S S-T-IH1-L IH0-K-L-IH1-P-S-IH0-Z DH-EH1-R F-EY1-S-AH0-Z HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.032
For no lov'ly girl can a lov'ly girl bear F-AO1-R N-OW1 L-AH1-V-L-IY0 G-ER1-L K-AE1-N AH0 L-AH1-V-L-IY0 G-ER1-L B-EH1-R HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.222 /AllW 0.066
And fair-ones are ever at war with the fair . AH0-N-D F-EH-R-W-AH-N-Z AA1-R EH1-V-ER0 AE1-T W-AO1-R W-IH1-DH DH-AH0 F-EH1-R HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066

HF-MF Pair Totals for this Poem Hfav Mfav 32 6 0.31% 0.06%