On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakespeare and Chaucer: On the pronunciation of the XIVth, XVIth, XVIIth, and XVIIIth centuries

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Philological Society, 1869 - English language
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Page 326 - Craignez, Romains, craignez que le ciel quelque jour Ne transporte chez vous les pleurs et la misère; Et, mettant en nos mains, par un juste retour...
Page 87 - For him, thou oft hast bid the world attend, Fond to forget the statesman in .the friend; For Swift and him, despis'd the farce of state, The sober follies of the wise and great ; Dextrous, the craving, fawning crowd to quit, And pleas'd to 'scape from flattery to wit.
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Page 249 - But after my making thou write more trew ! So oft a day I mote thy werke renew, It to correct and eke to rubbe and scrape ; And all is thorow thy necligence and rape. Would that we had a text corrected by Chaucer's hand ! 1 Mr. Morris had added several «'s proved" to suit the xvi th century required by the language.
Page 44 - Men' s Wishes, but exceed their Imaginations ; that there could be such mighty Helps contrived for Reading, Spelling, and Writing English, rightly and neatly ; with so much Ease. London. 4to. The above title is transcribed from a copy I have in my possession. The Duke of " Glocester" referred to, died 29th July, 1700, aged 11.
Page 200 - R is the Dogs letter, and hurreth in the sound ; the tongue striking the inner palate, with a trembling about the teeth. It is sounded firme in the beginning of the words, and more liquid in the middle, and ends : as in rarer, viper, and so in the Latine.
Page 178 - In o the larynx is depressed, or rather drawn back by contraction of the aspera arteria. And the tongue likewise is drawn back and curved ; and the throat more open to make a round passage : and though the lips be not of necessity, yet the drawing them a little rounder, helps to accomplish the pronunciation of it, which is not enough to denominate it a labial vowel, because it receives not its articulation from the lips.
Page 416 - Adam. And if the child a woman be, When it is born it says, Eh!
Page 419 - The publications of The Early English Text Society are divided into Four Classes. I. Arthur and other Romances. II. Works illustrating our Dialects and the History of our Language, including a Series of re-editions of our early Dictionaries. III.