Nature, Volumen45

Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1892

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Página xxix - SON OF THE MARSHES, A." From Spring to Fall ; or, When Life Stirs. By
Página 187 - English. has two separate sounds, the one hard as in the English word finger, the other as in singer. As these two sounds are rarely employed in the same locality, no attempt is made to distinguish between them. As in English.
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Página 225 - ... the habit of contemplating its anatomical structure is not only a hindrance, but a degradation ; and farther yet, that even the study of the external form of the human body, more exposed than it may be healthily and decently in daily life, has been essentially destructive to every school of art in which it has been practised.
Página 187 - One accent only is used, the acute, to denote the syllable on which stress is laid. This is very important, as the sounds of many names are entirely altered by the misplacement of this
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Página 187 - ... is the sound of the two Italian vowels, but is frequently slurred over, when it is scarcely to be distinguished from ey in the English they, or ei in eight.
Página 187 - Accents should not generally be used, but where there is a very decided emphatic syllable or stress, which affects the sound of the word, it should be marked by an acute accent.

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