The music, or melody of rhythmus of language

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Georg Olms Verlag, 1972
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Contents

Definition of Music when applied to Song and to Speech
2
Quantity what its use in Syllables Cadences and Pauses
8
Grand distinction of Emphasis into THESIS and ARSIS
14
Thesis and Arsis overlooked or misunderstood by Com
16
The Scale of Reading 18
18
Scanning by the Rules of Prosody destructive of our finest
22
Lengths of Poetic lines no necessary part of Rhythmus
28
Cadence what and how divided
29
Exercises to be marked with Thesis and Arsis Bars or
98
Exercises to be marked with all the Accidents of Speech
128
Exercises on the preceding rules
137
Sacred Pieces in Prose and Verse
152
Habakkuk Chap 3d
159
The Ten Commandments
165
A Hymn
171
The Dying Christian to his Soul with Pauses Emphases
178

English Sapphics Triple Time
35
Accurate knowledge of Syllables how necessary
41
Modulation of Voice
43
Cadences of Prose and Verse marked
47
Measuring Prose and VerseChange of Time or Rhyth
48
Words marked with proper Accent Quantity and Emphasis
56
Verses measured by this System as they should be read
65
Reformation of Prosodians not the only object of this
72
Various passages selected as Exercisei to be marked with
78
Exercises to be marked with Thesis and Arsis Pause
85
Outlines of Gesture
183
Zelica and Azims Death Ibid
189
The Death of Selim Ilid
196
The Spirit of Music Moores Lalla Rookh
205
Satans Soliloquy Ibid
214
Adam and Eves Morning Hymn Milton
221
Sense Taste and Genius distinguished Usher
230
The Patriot Soldier Doyle
236
Pulteney on reducing the Army 288
243
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