Mary had a little lamb <break time="3s"/>Whose fleece was white as snow.
<p>This is the first paragraph. There should be a pause after this text is spoken.</p>
<p>This is the second paragraph.</p>
For dramatic purposes, you might wish to <prosody rate="slow">slow up the speaking rate of your text.</prosody>
x-slow, slow, medium, fast,x-fast. Sets the pitch to a predefined value for the selected voice.
Depending on your meaning, the word <say-as interpret-as="characters">bass</say-as> may be interpreted as either a musical element.
I was born on <say-as interpret-as="date" format="mdy">12-31-1900</say-as>.
Richard's number is <say-as interpret-as="telephone">2122241555</say-as>