A Polyglot Grammar: Of the Hebrew, Chaldee, Syriac, Greek, Latin, English, French, Italian, Spanish, and German Languages

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A. Small, 1825 - Language and languages - 312 pages
 

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Page ii - An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned." And also to the act, entitled " An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, " An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and...
Page ii - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 251 - Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices, to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
Page 185 - Accent. ACCENT is the laying of a peculiar stress of the voice, on a certain letter or syllable in a word, that it may be better heard than the rest, or distinguished from them : as, in the word presume, the stress of the voice must be on the letter w, and second syllable, sume, which take the accent.
Page 185 - It is considered as long or short. A vowel or syllable is long, when the accent is on the vowel ; which occasions it to be slowly joined in pronunciation, with the following letters : as, " Fall, bale, mood, house, feature." - A syllable is short, when the accent is on the consonant which occasions the vowel to be quickly joined to the succeeding letter : as, ant, bonnet, hunger." A long syllable requires double the time of a short one in pronouncing it : thus, " mate" and " note" should be pronounced...
Page 249 - And if a soul sin, and commit any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he wist it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.
Page ii - A polyglot grammar of the Hebrew, Chaldee, Syriac, Greek, Latin, English, French, Italian, Spanish and German languages, reduced to one common rule of syntax, and an uniform mode of declension and conjugation, as far as practicable.
Page 203 - And Ahab king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat king of Judah, Wilt thou go with me to Ramothgilead? And he answered him, I am as thou art, and my people as thy people; and we will be with thee in the war.
Page vii - A or an is styled the indefinite article : it is used in a vague sense to point out one single thing of the kind, in other respects indeterminate : as, ', " Give me a book ;"
Page 186 - Tones. TONES are different both from emphasis and pauses ;* consisting in the modulation of the voice, the notes or variations of sound which we employ in the expression of our sentiments.

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