1: Whan this message with its words soote

2: The and three days hath perced to the roote,

3: And bathed every veyne in swich licour

4: Of which vertu engendred is the flour;

5: Whan _ eek with their sweete breeth

6: Inspired hath in every holt and heeth

7: Tendre croppes, and the yonge sonne

8: rises on _, the hold’s cours is yronne,

9: And smale foweles maken melodye,