Happy Saint Crispin's Day!
And gentlemen in England now a-bed
Shall think themselves accursed they were not here,
And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks
That fought with us upon Saint Crispin's day.
Puns, Jokes, and Rhymes Flourish Again in Original Pronunciation
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Hear What Shakespeare Sounded Like in the Original Pronunciation
What did Shakespeare’s English sound like to Shakespeare? To his audience? And how can we know such a thing as the phonetic character of the language spoken 400 years ago?