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(without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.
1900 edition. Excerpt: ... manufactured thing; these external helps
from voice and type do not create but only recognize and record it.
The same thing is done more efficiently because more organically
through the masterful arrangement of sentence-elements, an artistic
procedure that justifies itself by being most effective when least
realized. This, then, is the ideal: seek so to place words that
they will emphasize themselves; and do not make the interpretation
of a sentence depend on the manner in which it is read. In order to
get at the distribution of emphasis inside of the sentence or
clause, we have to recognize by a disciplined tact the places where
emphasis is most naturally concentrated, and as well also the
intermediate or outlying tracts that have no special distinction.2
1 For the use of italics for stress, see above, pp. 128, 129. 2 For
collocation in phraseology, and its relation to emphasis, see
above, pp. 243, H4J for inversion and its objects, p. 277.--" As,
in an army on the march, the fight-Outset and Culmination The two
great foci of emphasis, the beginning and the end, are here denned
by the names outset and culmination, to indicate not only the fact
but the kind of stress that belongs to these points respectively; a
distinction determined by the sense of the fact that a sentence
exists for the purpose of adding a new thought to the stocV already
presumably in the reader's possession. To the beginning belongs the
stress due to the outset of attention, the natural initiation of
the thought: namely, what is nearest in thought to the reader's
inquiry, or to the core-idea of the previous sentence; and what is
the best preliminary to the forward step which it is the business
of the present sentence to take. Typically, this is the subject, as
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