Maanedsskrift for litteratur, Volum 10


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Pàgina 541 - He answered and said, A man that is called Jesus made clay, and anointed mine eyes, and said unto me, Go to the pool of Siloam, and wash: and I went and washed, and I received sight.
Pàgina 538 - Some very incorrect speakers would say 'a statue between every pillar.' . . . To be quite clear we must say 'between every two proximate pillars.' " 10. Lowth notes, "Lesser, says Mr. Johnson, is a barbarous corruption of less, formed by the vulgar from the habit of terminating comparisons in er. He cites Addison's vulgar error in using it, and adds, "Worser sounds much more barbarous, only because it has not been so frequently used," giving examamples, however, from Shakespeare and Dryden.34 Baker...
Pàgina 532 - The rough r is formed by jarring the tip of the tongue against the roof of the mouth near the fore teeth : the smooth r is a vibration of the lower part of the tongue, near the root, against the inward region of the palate, near the entrance of the throat. This letter r is that which marks the pronunciation of England, and the former that of Ireland.
Pàgina 533 - In England, and particularly in London, the r in lard, bard, card, regard, is pronounced so much in the throat, as to be little more than the middle or Italian a lengthened...
Pàgina 541 - And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for captivity, and in the even I digged through the wall with mine hand; I brought it forth in the twilight, and I bare it upon my shoulder in their sight.
Pàgina 540 - The outer wall of this splendid and gigantic structure enclosed seven acres, a part of which was occupied by extensive stables, and by a pleasure garden, with its trim arbours and parterres, and the rest formed the large base-court, or outer yard, of the noble Castle.
Pàgina 538 - He condemns the word lesser as a barbarous corruption, though he admits that "it has all the authority which a mode originally erroneous can derive from custom.
Pàgina 539 - Perhaps the words former and latter may be properly ranked amongst the demonstrative pronouns, especially in many of their applications. The following sentence may serve as an example : " It was happy for the state, that Fabius continued in the command with Minucius: the former's phlegm was a check upon the latter's vivacity.
Pàgina 613 - A Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale Fishery ; including Researches and Discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland, made in the Summer of the year 1822, in the ship Baffin, of Liverpool.
Pàgina 542 - The flower of my affected heart Whose sweetness doth excelle, My Royal Rose, a thousand times I bid thee now farewelle...

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