A Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names: To which are Added, Terminational Vocabularies of Hebrew, Greek, and Latin Proper Names: with Observations on the Greek and Latin Accent and Quantity
J.F. Dove, 1830 - 305 Seiten
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accent and quantity Achaia Æneas analogy ancient name Argolis Argos Armenia Asia Minor Athenian Athens Attica Boeotia Campania Caria Cilicia consonants country of Asia Crete deity Diana diphthong English Epirus Etruria Euboea famous father festival in honour Gaul goddess governor Greece Greek Greek and Latin Hercules historian Illyricum inflexion inhabitants island Italy killed king of Sparta Labbe Laconia language Latium Messenia mother mountain Mysia Neptune Nereides nymph Oceanides patronymic Peloponnesus penultimate syllable Persian philosopher Phocis Phrygia place the accent Pontus prince promontory pronounced pronunciation Roman consul Roman knight Rome Rule Scythia Sicily sound surname of Bacchus surname of Jupiter syllable Syria Thespius Thessaly Thrace town of Arcadia town of Boeotia town of Campania town of Gaul town of Italy town of Latium town of Macedonia town of Peloponnesus town of Sicily town of Spain town of Thessaly Trojan tyrant vowel wife word writer
Seite 163 - OF man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, Sing, heavenly Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb, or of Sinai, didst inspire That shepherd, who first taught the chosen seed, In the beginning how the heavens and earth Rose out of chaos...
Seite 22 - Almighty Father, pleas'd With thy Celestial Song. Up led by thee Into the Heav'n of Heav'ns I have presum'd, An Earthly Guest, and drawn Empyreal Air, 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 75 - You all did see, that on the Lupercal, I thrice presented him a kingly crown, Which he did thrice refuse.
Seite 6 - The only difference we make in pronunciation between vinea and venia is, that to the vowel of the first syllable of the former, which ought to be long, we give a short sound ; to that of the latter, which ought to be short, we give the same sound but lengthened. U accented is always, before a single consonant, pronounced long, as in humerus, fugiens. Before two consonants no vowel sound is ever made long, except that of the diphthong aw; so that whenever a doubled consonant occurs, the preceding...
Seite 175 - 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 177 - Sheridan's definition of accent : and this pronunciation certainly comes under the definition of singing : it is singing ill, indeed, as Julius Caesar said of a bad reader, — but still it is singing, and therefore essentially different from speaking : for in speaking, the voice is continually sliding upwards or downwards ; and in singing, it is leaping, as it were, from a lower to a higher, or from a higher to a lower note : the only two possible ways of varying the human voice with respect to...
Seite 13 - Words of two syllables, either Greek or Latin, whatever be the quantity in the original, have, in English pronunciation, the accent on the first syllable: and if a single consonant come between...
Seite 145 - Israel in Sittim on their march from Nile To do him wanton rites, which cost them woe.
Seite 104 - Not Babylon, Nor great Alcairo, such magnificence Equall'd in all their glories, to enshrine Belus or Serapis their gods, or seat Their kings, when Egypt with Assyria strove In wealth and luxury.