A Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin and Scripture Proper Names: In which the Words are Accented and Divided Into Syllables. To which are Added Terminational Vocabularies of Hebrew, Greek and Latin Proper Names, Concluding with Observations on the Greek and Latin Accents and Quantity
J. M'Creery, 1807 - 285 Seiten
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a-des accent and quantity Accent the Antepenultimate Accent the Penultimate according adopted analogy ancients called chus consonants Critical di-a diphthong distinct e-nes ending English falling final followed give Greek and Latin Hebrew higher i-des i-us idea Initial Labbe language Latin Proper Names learned letters li-a lower manner nature ni-a ni-us nounced o-lis o-nes observed opinion penultimate syllable place the accent preceding prefixed preserve pronounced pronunciation quantity ra-tes respect ri-a ri-us rising Rule says seems short si-a si-us singing soft sometimes sound speaking suppose syllable termination three syllables ti-a ti-us tone true unaccented verse Vocabulary voice vowel word written
Seite 267 - Pyrrhic and Spondaic and other feet, in a manner which leaves no doubt as to his meaning. Priscian fully agrees with him, and explains himself yet more clearly : ' Nam in unaquaque parte orationis arsis et thesis sunt, non in or dine syllabarum, sedin pronunciation, velut in hac parte, natura ; ut quando dico natu, elevatur vox et est arsis in tu ; quando vero ra, deprimitur vox, et est thesis.
Seite 248 - Breathing astonishment, of witching rhymes, And evil spirits ; of the death-bed call To him who robb'd the widow, and devour'd The orphan's portion ; of unquiet souls Risen from the grave, to ease the heavy guilt Of deeds in life conceal'd ; of shapes that walk At dead of night, and clank their chains, and wave The torch of hell around the murderer's bed.
Seite 7 - Thy temp'ring; with like safety guided down Return me to my Native Element: Lest from this flying Steed unrein'd, (as once Bellerophon, though from a lower Clime) Dismounted, on th' Aleian Field I fall Erroneous there to wander and forlorn.
Seite 182 - Rear'd in Azotus, dreaded through the coast Of Palestine, in Gath and Ascalon, And Accaron and Gaza's frontier bounds.
Seite xx - De'cii, has the long open sound, as in vi'al ; and this sound we give to this vowel in this situation, because the Latin i final in genitives, plurals, and preterperfect tenses of verbs, is always long ; and consequently where the accented...
Seite 276 - Can any thing give us a more ludicrous idea than the practice of the ancients in .sometimes splitting a word at the end of the line, and commencing the next line with the latter part of the word ? This must have been nearly as ridiculous as the following ^nglish verses, in imitation of this absurd practice. Pyrrhus, you tempt a danger high., , When you would steal from angry \\One&s her cubs, and soon shall fly inglorious...
Seite iii - A Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin and Scripture Proper Names ; in which the words are Accented and Divided into Syllables exactly as they ought to be pronounced, according to Rules drawn from Analogy and the best usage.
Seite xxviii - Latin words of two syllables, whatever may be their quantity in the original, have, in English pronunciation, the accent on the first syllable ; and if a single consonant come between...
Seite 249 - This turn of the voice is marked in this manner (v). But it is foolish in us to compare Drusus, Africanus, and ourselves with Clodius ; all our other calamities were tolerable, but no one can patiently bear the death of Clodius.