- Pronounce the underlined, italicized “e” syllables
- Omit pronouncing the syllables
  in parentheses “( )
- Stress vowels that have an “acute accent mark” over them [example: Á in Áprill]

Voice: Dr. Tom Hanks - Baylor University


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Middle English
The tendre croppes, and the yonge sonne
Pronunciation
The téndre cróppes, ánd the yónge sónn(e)
Modern English
The tender crops, and the young sun

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Definitions:

tendre (tender, young), croppes (crops), yonge (young), sonne (sun)

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Audio in standby.
Middle English
Hath in the Ram his half cours yronne,
Pronunciation
Hath ín the Rám his hálf cours yrónn(e),
Modern English
Has run its half course in Aries,

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Definitions:

Hath (has), Ram (ram, male sheep; Aries, the first astrological sign
in the Zodiac), his (his/its), cours (course, orbit), yronne (run; traveled; completed) (This would be late April.)

Hover for Pronuciation Guide - Pronounce the underlined, italicized “e” syllables
- Omit pronouncing the syllables
  in parentheses “( )
- Stress vowels that have an “acute accent mark” over them [example: Á in Áprill]