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Page 458 - German influences in that part of the coast of the Gulf of Guinea, or in the interior districts to the east of the following line : that is, on the coast, the right river bank of the Rio del Rey entering the sea between 8° 42
Page 535 - An approximation, however, to the sound is alone aimed at, A system which would attempt to represent the more delicate inflexions of sound and accent would be so complicated as only to defeat itself.
Page 535 - One accent only is used — the acute — to denote the syllable on which stress is laid. This is very important, as the sounds of many names are entirely altered by the misplacement of this
Page 536 - English j ; dj should never be put for this sound ..... English k. It should always be put for the hard c. Thus, not Cored, but The Oriental guttural .... is another guttural, as in the Turkish . > As in English. has two separate sounds, the one hard as in the English word finger, the other as in singer. As these two sounds are rarely employed in the same locality, no attempt is made to distinguish between them. As in English.
Page 688 - On the whole we may fairly conclude that, whilst there is some evidence of a tidal yielding of the earth's mass, that yielding is certainly small, and the effective rigidity is at least as great as that of steel.
Page 31 - There sailed they to the land, and cast anchor, and put off boats, and went ashore, and saw there no grass. Great icebergs were over all up the country ; but like a plain of flat stones was all from the sea to the mountains, and it appeared to them that this land had no good qualities.
Page 36 - Breton about 25 leagues, whither we were determined to go upon intelligence we had of a Portugal, during our abode in St. John's, who was himself present when the Portugals, above thirty years past, did put into the same island both neat and swine to breed, which were since exceedingly multiplied. This seemed unto us very happy tidings, to have in an island lying so near unto the main, which we intended to plant...
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