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 ... To which are Added Terminational Vocabularies of Hebrew, Greek, and Latin Proper Names ... Concluding with Observations on the Greek and Latin Accent and Quantity ...

Cover
T. Cadell, 1822 - 285 Seiten
 

Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben

Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.

Ausgewählte Seiten

Inhalt

I
44
andi
76
rely
250

Häufige Begriffe und Wortgruppen

Beliebte Passagen

Seite 208 - 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 272 - Though deep yet clear, though gentle yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full.
Seite 1 - 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 261 - ... hear in our own language : the third is, to pronounce the accented syllable with the falling inflexion, 'and the unaccented syllables with the rising, in a lower tone : and the fourth to pronounce the accented syllable with the rising inflexion, and the unaccented with the falling, in a lower tone. None of these modes, but the first and last, do we ever hear in our own language : the second and third seem too difficult to permit us to suppose that they could be the natural current of the human...
Seite 257 - ... with a flute in my hand, or rather with an organ before us, I would engage to convince them of the consistency of these two. I would take any two keys next to each other, one of which would consequently give a sound lower than the other : suppose the word...
Seite 274 - THE AUTHORITIES OF OUR BEST PRONOUNCING DICTIONARIES ARE FULLY EXHIBITED, THE REASONS FOR EACH ARE AT LARGE DISPLAYED, AND THE PREFERABLE PRONUNCIATION IS POINTED OUT.
Seite 236 - Suspends the infant audience with her tales, Breathing astonishment! of witching rhymes, And evil spirits; of the death-bed call Of him who robb'd the widow, and devour'd...
Seite 275 - Metaphor," Thought, XXX (Autumn 1955), 421-439. Vygotsky, Lev Semenovich. Thought and Language, trans, by Eugenia Hanfmann and Gertrude Vakar. Cambridge, MA, 1962. Walker, John. The Teacher's Assistant in English Compositon: or easy Rules for Writing Themes and Composing Exercises on Subjects Proper for the Improvement of Youth of Both Sexes at School. To which are added, Hints for Correcting and Improving Juvenile Composition.
Seite 242 - 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 elevation...

Bibliografische Informationen