Henry, The Vine & Oak, a fable (vine)
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MSS p38-40 dated 8 Feb 1791, NYMLR, Feb 1791, Banks of the Hudson, but no R

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A vine from noblest lineage sprung AH0 V-AY1-N F-R-AH1-M N-OW1-B-L-IH0-S-T L-IH1-N-IY0-AH0-JH S-P-R-AH1-NG HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And with the choicest clusters hung , AH0-N-D W-IH1-DH DH-AH0 CH-OY1-S-AH0-S-T K-L-AH1-S-T-ER0-Z HH-AH1-NG HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
In purple rob'd reclining lay IH0-N P-ER1-P-AH0-L R-OW1-B-D R-IH0-K-L-AY1-N-IH0-NG L-EY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And catch'd the noontide's fervid ray : AH0-N-D K-AE1-CH-D DH-AH0 N-UW1-N-T-AY1-D-Z F-ER1-V-AH0-D R-EY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
The num'rous plants that deck the field DH-AH0 N-UW1-M-R-AH0-S P-L-AE1-N-T-S DH-AE1-T D-EH1-K DH-AH0 F-IY1-L-D HF-MF Hfav 2 2 /LinW 0.286 /AllW 0.066
Did all the palm of beauty yield , D-IH1-D AO1-L DH-AH0 P-AA1-M AH1-V B-Y-UW1-T-IY0 Y-IY1-L-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
Pronounc'd her fairest of their train P-R-AH0-N-AW1-N-S-T HH-ER0 F-EH1-R-IH0-S-T AH1-V DH-EH1-R T-R-EY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And hail'd her empress of the plain . AH0-N-D HH-EY1-L-D HH-ER0 EH1-M-P-R-EH0-S AH1-V DH-AH0 P-L-EY1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
A neighb'ring Oak whose spiry height AH0 N-EY1-B-ER0-IH0-NG OW1-K HH-UW1-Z S-P-AY1-R-IY0 HH-AY1-T HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
In low-hung clouds was hid from sight , IH0-N L-OW1-HH-AH1-NG K-L-AW1-D-Z W-AA1-Z HH-IH1-D F-R-AH1-M S-AY1-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
Who dar'd the winds in all their forms HH-UW1 D-EH1-R-D DH-AH0 W-IH1-N-D-Z IH0-N AO1-L DH-EH1-R F-AO1-R-M-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
And brav'd a thousand howling storms ; AH0-N-D B-R-EY1-V-D AH0 TH-AW1-Z-AH0-N-D HH-AW1-L-IH0-NG S-T-AO1-R-M-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Conscious of worth , sublimely stood K-AA1-N-SH-AH0-S AH1-V W-ER1-TH S-AH0-B-L-AY1-M-L-IY0 S-T-UH1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The pride & glory of the wood . DH-AH0 P-R-AY1-D AH-N-D G-L-AO1-R-IY0 AH1-V DH-AH0 W-UH1-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
He saw her all defenseless lay HH-IY1 S-AO1 HH-ER0 AO1-L D-IH0-F-EH1-N-S-L-AH0-S L-EY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
To each invading beast a prey , T-UW1 IY1-CH IH0-N-V-EY1-D-IH0-NG B-IY1-S-T AH0 P-R-EY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
And wish'd to clasp her in his arms AH0-N-D W-IH1-SH-T T-UW1 K-L-AE1-S-P HH-ER0 IH0-N HH-IH1-Z AA1-R-M-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And bear her far away from harms . AH0-N-D B-EH1-R HH-ER0 F-AA1-R AH0-W-EY1 F-R-AH1-M HH-AA1-R-M-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
'Twas love -- 'twas tenderness -- 'twas all T-W-AH1-Z L-AH1-V T-W-AH1-Z T-EH1-N-D-ER0-N-AH0-S T-W-AH1-Z AO1-L HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.167 0.167 /AllW 0.066 0.032
That men the tender passion call . DH-AE1-T M-EH1-N DH-AH0 T-EH1-N-D-ER0 P-AE1-SH-AH0-N K-AO1-L HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
He urg'd his suit but urg'd in vain , HH-IY1 ER-JH-D HH-IH1-Z S-UW1-T B-AH1-T ER-JH-D IH0-N V-EY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The vine regardless of his pain DH-AH0 V-AY1-N R-AH0-G-AA1-R-D-L-AH0-S AH1-V HH-IH1-Z P-EY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Still flirted with each flippant green S-T-IH1-L F-L-ER1-T-IH0-D W-IH1-DH IY1-CH F-L-IH1-P-AH0-N-T G-R-IY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
With seeing pleas'd , & being seen W-IH1-DH S-IY1-IH0-NG P-L-IY1-Z-D AH-N-D B-IY1-IH0-NG S-IY1-N HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And as the syren Flattery sang AH0-N-D AE1-Z DH-AH0 S-AY1-R-AH0-N F-L-AE1-T-ER0-IY0 S-AE1-NG HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
Would o'er the strains ecstatic hang W-UH1-D AO-R DH-AH0 S-T-R-EY1-N-Z EH0-K-S-T-AE1-T-IH0-K HH-AE1-NG HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
Enjoy'd the minutes as they rose EH0-N-JH-OY1-D DH-AH0 M-IH1-N-AH0-T-S AE1-Z DH-EY1 R-OW1-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Nor fears her bosom discompose . N-AO1-R F-IH1-R-Z HH-ER0 B-UH1-Z-AH0-M D-IH2-S-K-AH0-M-P-OW1-Z HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
But now the boding clouds arise B-AH1-T N-AW1 DH-AH0 B-OW1-D-IH0-NG K-L-AW1-D-Z ER0-AY1-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
And scowling darkness veils the skies ; AH0-N-D S-K-AW1-L-IH0-NG D-AA1-R-K-N-AH0-S V-EY1-L-Z DH-AH0 S-K-AY1-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
Harsh thunders roar -- red lightnings gleam , HH-AA1-R-SH TH-AH1-N-D-ER0-Z R-AO1-R R-EH1-D L-AY1-T-N-IH0-NG-Z G-L-IY1-M HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And rushing torrents close the scene . AH0-N-D R-AH1-SH-IH0-NG T-AO1-R-AH0-N-T-S K-L-OW1-S DH-AH0 S-IY1-N HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
The fawning , adulating crowd DH-AH0 F-AO1-N-IH0-NG AE1-JH-AH0-L-EY2-T-IH0-NG K-R-AW1-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.250 /AllW 0.066
Who late in thronged circles bow'd HH-UW1 L-EY1-T IH0-N TH-R-AO1-NG-D S-ER1-K-AH0-L-Z B-OW1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Now left their goddess of a day N-AW1 L-EH1-F-T DH-EH1-R G-AA1-D-AH0-S AH1-V AH0 D-EY1 HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
To the o'erwhelming flood a prey , T-UW1 DH-AH0 AO1-R-W-EH1-L-M-IH0-NG F-L-AH1-D AH0 P-R-EY1 HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.066
Which swell'd a deluge poured around W-IH1-CH S-W-EH1-L-D AH0 D-EH1-L-Y-UW0-JH P-AO1-R-D ER0-AW1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
& tore her helpless from the ground ; AH-N-D T-AO1-R HH-ER0 HH-EH1-L-P-L-AH0-S F-R-AH1-M DH-AH0 G-R-AW1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Her rifled foliage floated wide HH-ER0 R-AY1-F-AH0-L-D F-OW1-L-IH0-JH F-L-OW1-T-AH0-D W-AY1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And ruby nectar ting'd the tide . AH0-N-D R-UW1-B-IY0 N-EH1-K-T-ER0 T-IH1-NG-D DH-AH0 T-AY1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
With eager eyes & heart dismay'd W-IH1-DH IY1-G-ER0 AY1-Z AH-N-D HH-AA1-R-T D-IH0-S-M-EY1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
She look'd , but look'd in vain for aid . SH-IY1 L-UH2-K-T B-AH1-T L-UH2-K-T IH0-N V-EY1-N F-AO1-R EY1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
" And are my lovers fled , " she cry'd , AH0-N-D AA1-R M-AY1 L-AH1-V-ER0-Z F-L-EH1-D SH-IY1 K-R-AY1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
" Who at my feet this morning sigh'd , HH-UW1 AE1-T M-AY1 F-IY1-T DH-IH1-S M-AO1-R-N-IH0-NG S-AY1-D HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
" And swore my reign would never end AH0-N-D S-W-AO1-R M-AY1 R-EY1-N W-UH1-D N-EH1-V-ER0 EH1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
" While youth & beauty had a friend ? W-AY1-L Y-UW1-TH AH-N-D B-Y-UW1-T-IY0 HH-AE1-D AH0 F-R-EH1-N-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
" I am unhappy who believ'd ! AY1 AE1-M AH0-N-HH-AE1-P-IY0 HH-UW1 B-IH0-L-IY1-V-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
" And they detested who deceived ! AH0-N-D DH-EY1 D-IH0-T-EH1-S-T-IH0-D HH-UW1 D-IH0-S-IY1-V-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
" Curse on that whim call'd maiden pride K-ER1-S AA1-N DH-AE1-T W-IH1-M K-AO1-L-D M-EY1-D-AH0-N P-R-AY1-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
" Which made me shun the name of bride , W-IH1-CH M-EY1-D M-IY1 SH-AH1-N DH-AH0 N-EY1-M AH1-V B-R-AY1-D HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.125 /AllW 0.066
" When yonder oak confess'd his flame W-EH1-N Y-AA1-N-D-ER0 OW1-K K-AH0-N-F-EH1-S-T HH-IH1-Z F-L-EY1-M HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
" And woo'd me in fair honor's name . AH0-N-D W-UW1-D M-IY1 IH0-N F-EH1-R AA1-N-ER0-Z N-EY1-M HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
" But now repentance comes too late B-AH1-T N-AW1 R-IH0-P-EH1-N-T-AH0-N-S K-AH1-M-Z T-UW1 L-EY1-T HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.167 /AllW 0.032
" And all forlorn I meet my fate . " AH0-N-D AO1-L F-ER0-L-AO1-R-N AY1 M-IY1-T M-AY1 F-EY1-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
The oak who safely wav'd above DH-AH0 OW1-K HH-UW1 S-EY1-F-L-IY0 W-EY2-V-D AH0-B-AH1-V HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Look'd down once more with eyes of love L-UH2-K-T D-AW1-N W-AH1-N-S M-AO1-R W-IH1-DH AY1-Z AH1-V L-AH1-V HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
( Love higher wrought with pity join'd L-AH1-V HH-AY1-ER0 R-AO1-T W-IH1-DH P-IH1-T-IY0 JH-OY-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
True mark of an exalted mind , ) T-R-UW1 M-AA1-R-K AH1-V AE1-N IH0-G-Z-AO1-L-T-IH0-D M-AY1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Declar'd her coldness could suspend D-IH0-K-L-EH1-R-D HH-ER0 K-OW1-L-D-N-AH0-S K-UH1-D S-AH0-S-P-EH1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
But not his gen'rous passion end . B-AH1-T N-AA1-T HH-IH1-Z JH-EH1-N-R-AH0-S P-AE1-SH-AH0-N EH1-N-D HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Beg'd to renew his am'rous plea - B-EH1-G-D T-UW1 R-IH0-N-UW1 HH-IH1-Z AE1-M-R-AH0-S P-L-IY1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
- As warm for union now as he , AE1-Z W-AO1-R-M F-AO1-R Y-UW1-N-Y-AH0-N N-AW1 AE1-Z HH-IY1 HF-MF Mfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.032
To his embraces , quick she flew T-UW1 HH-IH1-Z EH0-M-B-R-EY1-S-IH0-Z K-W-IH1-K SH-IY1 F-L-UW1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
And felt & gave sensations new . AH0-N-D F-EH1-L-T AH-N-D G-EY1-V S-EH0-N-S-EY1-SH-AH0-N-Z N-UW1 HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Enrich'd & graced by the sweet prise EH0-N-R-IH1-CH-T AH-N-D G-R-EY1-S-T B-AY1 DH-AH0 S-W-IY1-T P-R-AY1-Z HF-MF Hfav 1 1 /LinW 0.143 /AllW 0.066
He lifts her tendrils to the skies ; HH-IY1 L-IH1-F-T-S HH-ER0 T-EH-N-D-R-IH-L-Z T-UW1 DH-AH0 S-K-AY1-Z HF-MF Hfav Mfav 2 1 1 /LinW 0.143 0.143 /AllW 0.066 0.032
Whilst she , protected & carest W-AY1-L-S-T SH-IY1 P-R-AH0-T-EH1-K-T-AH0-D AH-N-D K-ER-EH-S-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW
Sinks in his arms completely blest . S-IH1-NG-K-S IH0-N HH-IH1-Z AA1-R-M-Z K-AH0-M-P-L-IY1-T-L-IY0 B-L-EH1-S-T HF-MF 0 /LinW /AllW

HF-MF Pair Totals for this Poem Hfav Mfav 21 7 0.20% 0.07%