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The Ridpath library of universal literature ... (v. 5)

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Pages: 396

Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.

Publisher: Date:8/4/2009 - General Books LLC

By: John Clark Ridpath

Excerpt from book: THE RIDPATH LIBRARY OF UNIVERSAL LITERATURE IN TWENTY-FIVE VOLUMES A Biographical And Bibliographical Summary or The World's Most Eminent Authors, Including The Choicest Extracts And Masterpieces From Their Writings, Comprising The Best Features Of Many Celebrated Compilations, Notably ' . THE GUERNSEY COLLECTION TJ1E tir PUY dOLlfCTlON /.THE KIDPATH COLLECTION ALL CAREFULLY RiVISED AND ARRANGED BY A CORPS OF THE MOST CAPABLE SCHOLARS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF John: Ojrk Ridpatu Am., Ll.d. EDITOR OF THe! A'SEPM, AUTHOR OP ''RlDPVrH'j H.S1ORY OF THK UNITED STATES,'' (PYCL3PHD:A OF UNlVBRSML 'HCSTORY," " GRBAT RACES OF MANKINly" Biq., ETC. NEW YORK THE GLOBE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1898 ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDE N FOUNDA1ION8 R 1916 L ir 8ie Xuje ' 'copyright, 1898 By JAMES S. BARCUS rniNTINO AMD BOOKBINDINO COMPANY NEW TOK chapter{Section 4.x KEY TO PRONUNCIATION. as in fat, man, pang. as in fate, mane, dale. as in far, father, guard. as in fall, talk. as in ask, fast, ant. as in fare. as in met, pen, bless. as in mete, meet. as in her, fern. as in pin, it. as in pine, fight, file. as in not, on, frog. as in note, poke, floor. as in move, spoon. as in nor, song, off. as in tub. as in mute, acute. as in pull. German ii, French u. as in oil, joint, boy. as in pound, proud. A single dot under a vowel in an unaccented syllable indicates its abbreviation and lightening, without absolute loss of its distinctive quality. Thus: a as in prelate, courage. £ as in ablegate, episcopal. o as in abrogate, eulogy, democrat . Q as in singular, education. A double dot under a vowel in an unaccented syllable indicates that, eve...  


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