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accent adopted affection alteration analogy animal appearance authority beginning Belonging body bring called cause close common compounds Consisting consonant containing contract contrary corruption cover derived Dictionary diphthong direct distinct draw dress English equal expression fall fåll 83 fire fish followed force French frequently give given ground grow hand hard head heard hold horse Johnson Kenrick kind language Latin letter manner mark matter means measure mind move nature noun nounced observed opposite original pass Perry person plant preceded preserve Principles produce pronounced pronunciation quantity reason Relating rhyme rule Scott seems sense separate sharp Sheridan short sometimes sound speaking spelling syllable term termination thing tion tree unite verb vowel word writing written
Página 123 - The Ember days at the four Seasons, being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, the Feast of Pentecost, September 14, and December 13.
Página 11 - When vowels are under the accent, the prince, and the lowest of the people in the metropolis, with very few exceptions, pronounce them in the same manner ; but the unaccented vowels in the mouth of the former have a distinct, open, and specific sound, while the latter often totally sink them, or change them into some other sound.
Página 173 - Hand is much used in composition for that which is manageable by the hand, as, a hand-saw ; or borne in the hand, a,-;, a hand-barrow.
Página 14 - THE pronunciation of v for w, and more frequently of w for v} among the inhabitants of London, and those not always of the lower order, is a blemish of the first magnitude.
Página 169 - London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub-street.
Página 8 - Most of the writers of English Grammar have given long tables of words pronounced otherwise than they are written j and seem not sufficiently to have considered, that, of English, as of all living tongues, there is a double pronunciation ; one, cursory and colloquial ; the other, regular and solemn.