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" Mr Fofter, from a partiality, very excufable, to his country, and its language, would fain perfuade us, that in Englifh there are accents fuch as in Greek and Latin. But to me it is evident that there are none fuch ; by which I mean that we have no accents... "
Prosodia Rationalis: Or, An Essay Towards Establishing the Melody and ... - Page 3
by Joshua Steele - 1779 - 243 pages
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Of the Origin and Progress of Language, Volume 2

Lord James Burnett Monboddo - Language and languages - 1774
...language, would fain perfuade us, that in Engliih there are accents fuch as in Greek and Latin. Bat to me it is evident that there are none fuch ; by...fyllables, which are mufical tones, differing in acutenefs or gravity. For though, no doubt, there are changes of voice in our fpeaking from acute to grave, and...
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Of the Origin and Progress of Language

James Burnet - 1967
...country, and its language, would fain perfuade us, that in Englifh there are accents fuch as in Greek and Latin. But to me it is evident that there are none...fyllables, which are mufical tones, differing in acutenefs or gravity. For though, no doubt, there are changes of voice in our fpeaking from acute to grave, and...
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