First steps to Greek prose composition. [With] Key

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Page 36 - Eurotas' banks, and call thee from the tomb ? Spirit of freedom ! when on Phyle's brow Thou sat'st with Thrasybulus and his train, Couldst thou forebode the dismal hour which now Dims the green beauties of thine Attic plain ? Not thirty tyrants now enforce the chain, But every carle can lord it o'er thy land ; Nor rise thy sons, but idly rail in vain, Trembling beneath the scourge of Turkish hand, From birth till death enslaved...
Page 60 - If it be remembered that Soft = Flat, and Hard = Sharp, the whole of Grimm's law can be remembered by the mnemonic word ASH, with its varying forms SHA or HAS, according to the sound which is to come first.
Page 59 - I. Classical ASPIRATE FLAT SHARP II. Low German .... FLAT SHARP ASPIRATE III. High German • * * SHARP ASPIRATE FLAT ILLUSTRATIONS.

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