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1909 Excerpt: ...and /: Touch it and take it, 't will dearly be
bought.--From " The Monastery " Scott. Thy friends suspect for
traitors while thou livest And take deep traitors for thy dearest
friends --Richard III., i., 3: Shakespeare. If ever he have child,
abortive be it, Prodigious and untimely brought to light.--Richard
III., i., 2: Idem. These show a resemblance between / and r: Have I
not heard great ord'nance in the field And heaven's artillery
thunder in the skies? Have I not in a pitched battle heard Loud
'larums, neighing steeds, and trumpets' clang?--Taming of the
Shrew, i., 2: Idem. The following, between g, c, ch, and th: With
some fine color that may please the eye Of fickle changelings and
poor discontents Which gape and rub the elbow at the news Of
hurly-burly innovation.--Henry IV., pt. I, T., I: Idem. For in
revenge of my contempt of love Love hath chased sleep from my
enthralled eyes.--Two Gentlemen of Verona, ii., 4: Idem. The
following, between m and -: O let me not be mad, not mad, sweet
heaven, Keep me in temper. I would not be mad.--King Lear, i., 5:
Idem. And these will illustrate sufficiently what was said of the
remaining letters: Assure yourself, after our ship did split, When
you and that poor number saved with you, Hung on our driving boat,
I saw your brother.--Twelfth Night, i., 2: Idem. And slow and sure
comes up the golden year.--The Golden Year: Tennyson. There are
also allied vowel sounds, like those in quill and quell, not and
what, fat and fair, fan and fine, their and there, hall and whole,
but and put, full and fool, pull and pure, lawn and loin, pool and
power, pair and peer, etc, Notice, besides the assonances in the
following, the resemblances between the sounds of all and down,
darling and life, and tomb and soundi...
|Country of origin:
George Lansing Raymond
||246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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