Henry, A Rebus (sages)
32 lines, 274 words, 993 phonemes, 65391 milliseconds

MSS p44-45, written 1786, Unpublished

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Take the name of that planet which sages declare T-EY1-K DH-AH0 N-EY1-M AH1-V DH-AE1-T P-L-AE1-N-AH0-T W-IH1-CH S-EY1-JH-IH0-Z D-IH0-K-L-EH1-R HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066
Has the guidance of madmen , the seas & the fair . HH-AE1-Z DH-AH0 G-AY1-D-AH0-N-S AH1-V M-AE1-D-M-AH0-N DH-AH0 S-IY1-Z AH-N-D DH-AH0 F-EH1-R HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
The monarch whose sway with the globe was extended DH-AH0 M-AA1-N-AA2-R-K HH-UW1-Z S-W-EY1 W-IH1-DH DH-AH0 G-L-OW1-B W-AA1-Z IH0-K-S-T-EH1-N-D-AH0-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066
And yet on his favour no mortal depended . AH0-N-D Y-EH1-T AA1-N HH-IH1-Z F-EY1-V-R N-OW1 M-AO1-R-T-AH0-L D-IH0-P-EH1-N-D-AH0-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The flow'r whose tints in yr cheeks sweetly glow DH-AH0 F-L-AW1-R HH-UW1-Z T-IH1-N-T-S IH0-N Y-AO1-R CH-IY1-K-S S-W-IY1-T-L-IY0 G-L-OW1 HF-MF Mfav Hfav 3 2 1 /LinW 0.222 0.111 /AllW 0.032 0.066
And the word maidens mean when they faintly cry no ! AH0-N-D DH-AH0 W-ER1-D M-EY1-D-AH0-N-Z M-IY1-N W-EH1-N DH-EY1 F-EY1-N-T-L-IY0 K-R-AY1 N-OW1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The region which FREEDOM has called her own DH-AH0 R-IY1-JH-AH0-N W-IH1-CH F-R-IY1-D-AH0-M HH-AE1-Z K-AO1-L-D HH-ER0 OW1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Where her standard high waves o'er her deep-rooted throne W-EH1-R HH-ER0 S-T-AE1-N-D-ER0-D HH-AY1 W-EY1-V-Z AO-R HH-ER0 D-IY1-P-R-UW1-T-AH0-D TH-R-OW1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066
Where the maidens are constant & faithful the swains W-EH1-R DH-AH0 M-EY1-D-AH0-N-Z AA1-R K-AA1-N-S-T-AH0-N-T AH-N-D F-EY1-TH-F-AH0-L DH-AH0 S-W-EY-N-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066
And the cadence of rapture is rung o'er the plains . AH0-N-D DH-AH0 K-EY1-D-AH0-N-S AH1-V R-AE1-P-CH-ER0 IH1-Z R-AH1-NG AO-R DH-AH0 P-L-EY1-N-Z HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
That period when Phoebus to meet keener fires DH-AE1-T P-IH1-R-IY0-AH0-D W-EH1-N F-IY1-B-AH0-S T-UW1 M-IY1-T K-IY1-N-ER0 F-AY1-ER0-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Down ! down to his Thetis in glory retires D-AW1-N D-AW1-N T-UW1 HH-IH1-Z TH-IY1-T-AH0-S IH0-N G-L-AO1-R-IY0 R-IH0-T-AY1-R-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And the sage whose great soul rang'd thro ether on high AH0-N-D DH-AH0 S-EY1-JH HH-UW1-Z G-R-EY1-T S-OW1-L R-EY1-N-JH-D TH-R-UW1 IY1-TH-ER0 AA1-N HH-AY1 HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.091 0.091 /AllW 0.066 0.032
Scann'd ev'ry far planet & measur'd the sky . S-K-AE1-N-D EH-V-R-IY F-AA1-R P-L-AE1-N-AH0-T AH-N-D M-EH1-ZH-ER0-D DH-AH0 S-K-AY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
That part of creation the fairest & best DH-AE1-T P-AA1-R-T AH1-V K-R-IY0-EY1-SH-AH0-N DH-AH0 F-EH1-R-IH0-S-T AH-N-D B-EH1-S-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
Who gives to the whole all its flavour & zest . HH-UW1 G-IH1-V-Z T-UW1 DH-AH0 HH-OW1-L AO1-L IH1-T-S F-L-EY1-V-ER0 AH-N-D Z-EH1-S-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.100 /AllW 0.032
The prince of the fairies that fanciful sprite DH-AH0 P-R-IH1-N-S AH1-V DH-AH0 F-EH1-R-IY0-Z DH-AE1-T F-AE1-N-S-IH0-F-AH0-L S-P-R-AY1-T HF-MF Hfav Mfav 3 2 1 /LinW 0.250 0.125 /AllW 0.066 0.032
Whose empire begins & decays with the night . HH-UW1-Z EH1-M-P-AY0-ER0 B-IH0-G-IH1-N-Z AH-N-D D-AH0-K-EY1-Z W-IH1-DH DH-AH0 N-AY1-T HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.125 0.125 /AllW 0.066 0.032
That feeling ecstatic which heav'n design'd DH-AE1-T F-IY1-L-IH0-NG EH0-K-S-T-AE1-T-IH0-K W-IH1-CH HH-EH1-V-AH0-N D-IH0-Z-AY1-N-D HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.032
As the greatest & best of its gifts to mankind . AE1-Z DH-AH0 G-R-EY1-T-AH0-S-T AH-N-D B-EH1-S-T AH1-V IH1-T-S G-IH1-F-T-S T-UW1 M-AE1-N-K-AY1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The country whose elegance , beauty & science DH-AH0 K-AH1-N-T-R-IY0 HH-UW1-Z EH1-L-AH0-G-AH0-N-S B-Y-UW1-T-IY0 AH-N-D S-AY1-AH0-N-S HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
Have signed a bond of perpetual alliance . HH-AE1-V S-AY1-N-D AH0 B-AA1-N-D AH1-V P-ER0-P-EH1-CH-UW0-AH0-L AH0-L-AY1-AH0-N-S HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
Where Captains & lawyers & jurymen join W-EH1-R K-AE1-P-T-AH0-N-Z AH-N-D L-AO1-Y-ER0-Z AH-N-D JH-UH1-R-IY0 JH-OY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
To establish the rights of the people divine . T-UW1 IH0-S-T-AE1-B-L-IH0-SH DH-AH0 R-AY1-T-S AH1-V DH-AH0 P-IY1-P-AH0-L D-IH0-V-AY1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
The mountain where Jove as recorded in story DH-AH0 M-AW1-N-T-AH0-N W-EH1-R JH-OW1-V AE1-Z R-AH0-K-AO1-R-D-AH0-D IH0-N S-T-AO1-R-IY0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Sits wrapt with his eagle & Juno in glory . S-IH1-T-S R-AE1-P-T W-IH1-DH HH-IH1-Z IY1-G-AH0-L AH-N-D JH-UW1-N-OW0 IH0-N G-L-AO1-R-IY0 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
That goddess refulgent whose ray thro the gloom DH-AE1-T G-AA1-D-AH0-S R-IY0-F-F-UH1-L-JH-AH0-N-T HH-UW1-Z R-EY1 TH-R-UW1 DH-AH0 G-L-UW1-M HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Of error's dark midnight can light up a noon . AH1-V EH1-R-ER0-Z D-AA1-R-K M-IH1-D-N-AY2-T K-AE1-N L-AY1-T AH1-P AH0 N-UW1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.111 /AllW 0.066
Then close the enigma by adding the name DH-EH1-N K-L-OW1-S DH-AH0 IH0-N-IH1-G-M-AH0 B-AY1 AE1-D-IH0-NG DH-AH0 N-EY1-M HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.250 /AllW 0.066
Of as jovial a creature as sings on the plain . AH1-V AE1-Z JH-OW1-V-IY0-AH0-L AH0 K-R-IY1-CH-ER0 AE1-Z S-IH1-NG-Z AA1-N DH-AH0 P-L-EY1-N HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.200 /AllW 0.066
Joy laughs in his breast - health lives in his eye JH-OY1 L-AE1-F-S IH0-N HH-IH1-Z B-R-EH1-S-T HH-EH1-L-TH L-IH1-V-Z IH0-N HH-IH1-Z AY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.100 /AllW 0.066
And sorrow flys scowling whenever he's nigh . AH0-N-D S-AA1-R-OW0 F-L-AY1-Z S-K-AW1-L-IH0-NG W-EH0-N-EH1-V-ER0 HH-IY1-Z N-AY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW

HF-MF Pair Totals for this Poem Hfav Mfav 24 7 0.23% 0.07%