A Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names: In which the Words are Accented and Divided Into Syllables Exactly as They Ought to be Pronounced, According to Rules Drawn from Analogy and the Best Usuage to which are Added Terminational Vocabularies of Hebrew, Greek and Latin Proper Names, in which the Words are Arranged According to Their Final Syllables, and Classed According to Their Accents; by which the General Analogy of Pronunciation May be Seen at One View, and the Accentuation of Each Word More Easily Remembered. Concluding with Observations on the Greek and Latin Accents and Quantity; with Some Probable Conjectures on the Method of Freeing Them from Obscurity and Confusion in which They are Involved, Both by the Ancients and Moderns

Collins and Hannay, 1823 - 103 páginas
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