An Outline of English Speech-Craft

An Outline of English Speech-Craft

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...(same) am I.' Of that sam (am I). The Latin se is most likely a word of the same root: --' Lucius se amat' (Lucius loves same or his sam); and this is the meaning of our word self. The Latin simUis would mean of the sam or same kind; and ' to summon (samen) men' is to call them up into a sam. 'Suma landa ther im likte' (some islands that pleased him).--Oera Linda Book, Sophist. Wordwise. Sophistry. Rede-guile, rede-cunning. Spell. Sax. spellian, to tell, utter forth a word or a set of words. Spell. A message or bewording, as in Godspei (Gospel), 'the good message.'-st (an ending). It strengthens the meaning, as it does in blackest; blow, blast; brow, breast. Stereography. Bulk-drawing. Stereometry. Bulk-meting. Stereotype. Block-type. Subject. The speech-thing or thing under speech. Subjunctive (mood). The hinge-mood; as, 'If ye ask, ye shall receive.' Suffix. A wordling put on at the end of a word; as, man-Aood, good-ness, kind-/y. End-eking, an oneking, a word-ending. Superlative. The highest pitch. Supposititious. Underfoisted, undersmuggled. Syllepsis. Gr. syn, up, together;-lepsis, a taking. An uptaking, upmating, comprehension, as of a second or third person with a first; as, ' I (i) and my brother (3) (we) learn Latin.' Syllepsis takes I, you, and he As first persons, and all called vie. Synalcepha. Gr. syn, up; aleipho, to smear. Soundwelding. The welding up of two sounds into one, or the end of one word into the head of the following. In Latin verse--' Conticuere omnes, ' 'conticuef omnes, ' 'conticuere omnes'--uttering the e and om in the time of one syllable. So in Italian--' In prato in foresta, ' Sia 1' alba o la sera, ' 'Se dorm i pastor'--the o t, and a o, and e i are uttered as one syllable. In English--'Before th Almighty's...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123651310X
  • 9781236513106