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 Usuage to which are Added Terminational Vocabularies of Hebrew, Greek and Latin Proper Names, in which the Words are Arranged According to Their Final Syllables, and Classed According to Their Accents; by which the General Analogy of Pronunciation May be Seen at One View, and the Accentuation of Each Word More Easily Remembered. Concluding with Observations on the Greek and Latin Accents and Quantity; with Some Probable Conjectures on the Method of Freeing Them from Obscurity and Confusion in which They are Involved, Both by the Ancients and Moderns
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Page 68 - They rave, recite, and madden round the land. What walls can guard me, or what shades can hide? They pierce my thickets, through my grot they glide, By land, by water, they renew the charge, They stop the chariot, and they board the barge.
Page 177 - The Ember days at the four Seasons, being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, the Feast of Pentecost, September 14, and December 13. " 3d. The three Rogation days, being the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before Holy Thursday, or the Ascension of our Lord. " 4th. All the Fridays in the year, except Christmas-day.
Page 338 - Were I to prescribe a rule for drinking, it should be formed upon a saying quoted by Sir William Temple : " The first glass for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humour, and the fourth for mine enemies.
Page xxiii - Over thy decent shoulders drawn : Come, but keep thy wonted state, With even step, and musing gait, And looks commercing with the skies, Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes...
Page xvi - But if this letter is too forcibly pronounced in Ireland, it is often too feebly sounded in England, and particularly in London, where it is sometimes entirely sunk...
Page li - ... they exist, have, in the framing their abstract ideas, chiefly pursued that end which was to be furnished with store of general and variously comprehensive names. So that in this whole business of genera and species, the genus, or more comprehensive, is but a partial conception of what is in...
Page 348 - To put out of one place into another, to put in motion ; to give an impulse to ; to propose, to recommend ; to persuade ; to prevail on the mind ; to affect, to touch pathetically, to stir passion ; to make angry : to conduct regularly in motion.