Henry, Midas (midas)
30 lines, 189 words, 679 phonemes, 44086 milliseconds

Jane's MSS p63-4, written when Henry was 78, 1827, Unpublished

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The miser Midas to his store DH-AH0 M-AY1-Z-ER0 M-AY1-D-AH0-S T-UW1 HH-IH1-Z S-T-AO1-R HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Was anxious to add more and more - W-AA1-Z AE1-NG-K-SH-AH0-S T-UW1 AE1-D M-AO1-R AH0-N-D M-AO1-R HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
- Poor Jupiter no peace could have P-UW1-R JH-UW1-P-AH0-T-ER0 N-OW1 P-IY1-S K-UH1-D HH-AE1-V HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
From his eternal restless CRAVE ; F-R-AH1-M HH-IH1-Z IH0-T-ER1-N-AH0-L R-EH1-S-T-L-AH0-S K-R-EY1-V HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
And his petitions wax'd so bold AH0-N-D HH-IH1-Z P-AH0-T-IH1-SH-AH0-N-Z W-AE1-K-S-T S-OW1 B-OW1-L-D HF-MF Mfav 2 2 /LinW 0.333 /AllW 0.032
He prayed whate'er he touch'd were gold : HH-IY1 P-R-EY1-D W-AH1-T-EH1-R HH-IY1 T-AH1-CH-T W-ER0 G-OW1-L-D HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
Jove in a pet , supplied his want JH-OW1-V IH0-N AH0 P-EH1-T S-AH0-P-L-AY1-D HH-IH1-Z W-AA1-N-T HF-MF Hfav Mfav 4 2 2 /LinW 0.286 0.286 /AllW 0.066 0.032
And sent down Hermes with the grant . AH0-N-D S-EH1-N-T D-AW1-N HH-ER1-M-IY0-Z W-IH1-DH DH-AH0 G-R-AE1-N-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
The Save-all , Have-all , now elated DH-AH0 S-EY1-V-AO2-L S-EY1-V-AO2-L N-AW1 IH0-L-EY1-T-AH0-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
Flew to his Queen and all related F-L-UW1 T-UW1 HH-IH1-Z K-W-IY1-N AH0-N-D AO1-L R-IH0-L-EY1-T-IH0-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
In transport took her in his arms IH0-N T-R-AE0-N-S-P-AO1-R-T T-UH1-K HH-ER0 IH0-N HH-IH1-Z AA1-R-M-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
But found a mass of golden charms : B-AH1-T F-AW1-N-D AH0 M-AE1-S AH1-V G-OW1-L-D-AH0-N CH-AA1-R-M-Z HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
Amaz'd he sought his sofa's down AH-M-EY-Z-D HH-IY1 S-AO1-T HH-IH1-Z S-OW1-F-AH0-Z D-AW1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The sofa was metalic grown . DH-AH0 S-OW1-F-AH0 W-AA1-Z M-AH0-T-AE1-L-IH0-K G-R-OW1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
Affrighted now , the bell he found ; AH0-F-R-AY1-T-D N-AW1 DH-AH0 B-EH1-L HH-IY1 F-AW1-N-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
'Twas turned to gold , and could not sound . T-W-AH1-Z T-ER1-N-D T-UW1 G-OW1-L-D AH0-N-D K-UH1-D N-AA1-T S-AW1-N-D HF-MF Mfav 2 2 /LinW 0.250 /AllW 0.032
His guards attended to his call HH-IH1-Z G-AA1-R-D-Z AH0-T-EH1-N-D-AH0-D T-UW1 HH-IH1-Z K-AO1-L HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And rush'd en-masse into the hall AH0-N-D R-AH-SH-T EH0-N-M-AE1-S IH0-N-T-UW1 DH-AH0 HH-AO1-L HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
A well appointed martial band - AH0 W-EH1-L AH0-P-OY1-N-T-AH0-D M-AA1-R-SH-AH0-L B-AE1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
- He seized their leader by the hand HH-IY1 S-IY1-Z-D DH-EH1-R L-IY1-D-ER0 B-AY1 DH-AH0 HH-AE1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And beg'd assistance - But behold AH0-N-D B-EH1-G-D AH0-S-IH1-S-T-AH0-N-S B-AH1-T B-IH0-HH-OW1-L-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The galant captain turn'd to gold . DH-AH0 G-AA1-L-AH0-N-T K-AE1-P-T-AH0-N T-ER1-N-D T-UW1 G-OW1-L-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
A cup of wine he next besought AH0 K-AH1-P AH1-V W-AY1-N HH-IY1 N-EH1-K-S-T B-IY-S-AO-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
The wine was by a servant brought , DH-AH0 W-AY1-N W-AA1-Z B-AY1 AH0 S-ER1-V-AH0-N-T B-R-AO1-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
But e'er he took a single sip B-AH1-T EH-R HH-IY1 T-UH1-K AH0 S-IH1-NG-G-AH0-L S-IH1-P HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.143 0.143 /AllW 0.066 0.032
A lump of gold assail'd his lip . AH0 L-AH1-M-P AH1-V G-OW1-L-D AH0-S-EY1-L-D HH-IH1-Z L-IH1-P HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
Dispirited and almost spent D-IH0-S-P-IH1-R-AH0-T-IH0-D AH0-N-D AO1-L-M-OW2-S-T S-P-EH1-N-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.250 /AllW 0.032
T'was gold , and gold , where'er he went T-W-AH1-Z G-OW1-L-D AH0-N-D G-OW1-L-D W-EH1-R-EH1-R HH-IY1 W-EH1-N-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
T'ill loos'd from life's enfeebled hold T-IH1-L L-UW2-S-D F-R-AH1-M L-AY1-F-S EH0-N-F-IY1-B-AH0-L-D HH-OW1-L-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
He perish'd in the midst of gold . HH-IY1 P-EH1-R-IH0-SH-T IH0-N DH-AH0 M-IH1-D-S-T AH1-V G-OW1-L-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW

HF-MF Pair Totals for this Poem Hfav Mfav 11 11 0.11% 0.11%