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accent alphabet altered Angli Anglosaxon Bullokar Canterbury Tales Chapter Chaucer considered consonant Cooper dialectic diph diphthong distinct distinguish doubt England examples final French frequently German Gill Gill's gives glide Gower Greek Hart hath heard Hence Italian Jones labial labialisation language Latin letter lingual lips long and short long sound long vowels lyke means Meigret Miege modern mute nasal nounced nunciation occur old high German orthoepists orthography palaeotype palatalised palate Palsgrave Palsgrave's passage phonetic preceding present probably pronounced rhymes Salesbury Saxon says Scotch seems Shakspere shew short vowels Smith sonum sonus speakers spelling supra syllable tion tong tongue Triphthong Visible Speech vocal vowel sound W. W. Skeat Wallis Welsh Wilkins writes written xiv th xvi th century
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 36 - An Alvearie or Triple Dictionarie, in Englishe, Latin, and French : very profitable for all such as be desirous of any of those three Languages.
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!