The Orthoëpist: A Pronouncing Manual Containing about Three Thousand Five Hundred Words, Including a Considerable Number of the Names of Foreign Authors, Artists, Etc., that are Often Mispronounced
D. Appleton, 1881 - 201 sayfa
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Sayfa 75 - But he that goes to bed, and goes to bed mellow, Lives as he ought to do, lives as he ought to do, and dies an honest fellow...
Sayfa 204 - Mr. Ayres's lessons are conveyed in sharp and crisp English, and are an example of good as well as a warning against bad writing and speaking.
Sayfa 110 - But it was so far from having generally obtained, that Lord Chesterfield strictly enjoins his son to avoid this pronunciation as affected. In a few years, however, it became so general that none but the lowest vulgar ever pronounced it in the English manner ; but upon the publication of this nobleman's Letters, which was about twenty years after he wrote them, his authority...
Sayfa 185 - tis true, as you say, that I've injured a letter, I'll change my note soon, and I hope, for the better. May the just rights of letters as well as of men, Hereafter be fixed by the tongue and the pen ; Most devoutly I wish that they both have their due, And that I may be never mistaken for u.
Sayfa 153 - Sir, your servant! though this pronunciation of the word singly would be looked upon as a mark of the lowest vulgarity. The proper names, Derby, and Berkeley, still retain the old sound, as if written Darby and Barkeley ; but even these, in polite usage, are getting into the common sound, nearly as if written Durby and Burkeley.
Sayfa 204 - For sale by all booksellers; or sent by mail, post-paid^ on receipt of price. New York: D. APPLETON & CO., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.
Sayfa 182 - To entertain them fair with open front And breast (what could we more ?) propounded terms Of composition, straight they...