Johnson's Dictionary of the English language, for the use of schools

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George Routledge and Sons, 1872 - 251 էջ
 

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Էջ xix - How lov'd, how honour'd once, avails thee not, To whom related, or by whom begot ; A heap of dust alone remains of thee, 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be ! Poets themselves must fall, like those they sung, Deaf the prais'd ear, and mute the tuneful tongue.
Էջ xviii - A certain number of syllables connected, form a foot. They are called feet, because it is by their aid that the voice, as it were, steps along through the verse, in a measured pace ; and it is necessary that the syllables which mark this regular movement of the voice, should, in some manner, be distinguished from the others. This distinction was made among the ancient Romans, by dividing their syllables into long and short, and ascertaining their quantity, by an exact proportion of time in sounding...
Էջ xix - In the days of old Fables plainly told. 3. The third species consists of three trochees : as, When our hearts are mourning : or of three trochees, with an additional long syllable : as, Restless mortals toil for nought ; Bliss in vain from earth is sought ; Bliss, a native of the sky, Never wanders.
Էջ xv - Swim swam swum Swing swung swung Take took taken Teach taught taught Tear tore torn Tell told told Think thought thought Thrive throve thriven Throw threw thrown...
Էջ 244 - TUTOR'S ASSISTANT ; being a Com' * pendium of Arithmetic for the Use of Schools. A New and improved Edition, to which is added, an Appendix on the Decimal Coinage, by JR YOUNG, late Professor of Mathematics, Belfast College. " ' Walkingame's Tutor' is especially valuable for its copious variety of examples and extensive range of subjects ; and in its present more modernized, improved, and corrected form, it is hoped that it may continue to sustain the character it...
Էջ 229 - Les femmes vont plus loin en amour que la plupart des hommes; mais les hommes l'emportent sur elles en amitié.
Էջ 235 - Tout le monde se plaint de sa mémoire, et personne ne se plaint de son jugement.
Էջ xviii - English, syllables are divided into accented and unaccented ; and the accented syllables being as strongly distinguished from the unaccented, by the peculiar stress of the voice upon them, are equally capable of marking the movement, and pointing out the regular paces of the voice, as the long syllables were by their quantity, among the Romans.
Էջ xxv - D, at the beginning of a word, is sounded nearly as in English, but is pronounced with the tip of the tongue against the upper teeth, while in pronouncing the English d, the tongue is made to touch the roof of the mouth. At the end of a syllable, or between two vowels, d, in Spanish, sounds like the English th in this, but is somewhat softer.
Էջ xiv - Sell Send Set Shake Shape Shave Shear Shed Shine Shoe Shoot Show Shred Shrink Shut Sing Sink Sit Slay Sleep Slide Sling Slink Slit Smite Sow Speak Speed Spend Past.

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