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Reserata Carcerem XLVII

*Reserata Carcerem XLVII* Whilom, sate taunted tortoise b' brook; hoist'd hunger 'n haughty hoofs trod th' nooks smothered stomach wrought foiled furrow - sumptuous severity 'n grace glowed. Thereupon eerie eyes espied; bounty bowl ñ tide with salient sigh. Apt acumen whispered t' him th' draw; rustic rage rent b' pored passion's call. Sewn strife b' haughty hurls was sore licked, 'n' wished h' th' tumbling tide would t' th' bowl spit, but moist mirage choked worn wishes, 'til quethe sassy stream's lusty lips. Anon, grew grousing nymph from waves, wh' for bounty bowl (bruised brunch) had came. '20:07:16:14:51 Note: a) of ploughed plight. b) Written apace with Middle English lexis: i) Whilom - Long ago ii) Sate - sat iii) Wrought - made iv) Thereupon - then v) Espied - saw vi) Quethe - say vii) Anon - Immediately c) The following are used with no syllabic consequences: i) b' - by ii) 'n - in iii) ñ - on iv) t' - to v) 'n' - and vi) h' - he vii) th' - the viii) 'til - the ix) wh' - who d) Poet's vocabulary. i) Draw - content.

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