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" There is scarcely any thing which more distinguishes a person of poor education from a person of a good one, than the pronunciation of the unaccented vowels. When vowels are under the accent, the best speakers and the lowest of the people, with very few... "
Elements of the English Language, Or, Analytical Orthography: Designed to ... - Page 69
by Albert D. Wright - 1870 - 126 pages
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners ..., Issue 8948

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...with very few exceptions, pronounce them in the same manner ; but the unaccented vowels in the mouths of the former, have a distinct, open and specific...the latter often totally sink them, or change them intq some other sound. SECT. S. The nature of articulation explained: A CONCISE account of the origin...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners ..., Issue 8948

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...unaccented vowels. When vowels are under the accent, the best speakers and the lowest of the people, with very few exceptions, pronounce them in the same manner ; but the unaccented vowels in the mouths of the former, have a distinct, open and specific sound, while the latter often totally sink...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...rowels. When vowels are under the accent, the best speakers and the lowest of the people, with very'few exceptions, pronounce them in the same manner ; but the unaccented vowels in the mouths of the former, have a distinct, open and specific sound, while the latter often totally sink...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1806 - 87 pages
...(558) When vowels are under the accent, the prince, and the lowest of the people in the metropolis, with very few exceptions, pronounce them in the same...unaccented vowels in the mouth of the former have a distinct,open, and specific sound,while the latter often totally sink them, or change them into some...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners, with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1809 - 336 pages
...unaceented vowels. When vowels are under the accent, the best speakers and the lowest of the people, with very few exceptions, pronounce them in the same manner ; but the unaccented vowels in the mouths of the former, have a distinct, open, and specific sound, while the latter often totally sink...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: In ...

John Walker - English language - 1810 - 550 pages
...vowels. When vowels are under the accent, the prince, and the lowest of the people in the metropolis, with very few exceptions, pronounce them in the same...the mouth of the former have a distinct, open, and spe cific sound, while the latter often totally sink them, or change them into sorno other sound. Those,...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1815 - 339 pages
...with very few exceptions, pronounce them in the same manner ; but the unaccented vowels in the mouths of the former, have a distinct, open, and specific sound, while the latter often totally siuk them, or change them into some other sound. SECT. 3. The nature of articulation explained. A CONCISE...
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English Grammar,: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners, : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1816 - 287 pages
...vowels. When vowels are under the actentt the best speakers and the lowest of tbe people, with veiy few exceptions, pronounce them in the same manner ; but the unaccented vowels in the mouths cf the former, have a distinct, open, and specific sound, while the latter often totally sink...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1819
...very few exceptions, pronounce them in the same manner; but the unaccented vowels in the mouths of tbe former, have a distinct, open, and specific sound, while the latter often totally sink them, orclianse them into some other sound. SECTION 3. Of the organs of articulation. A CONCISE account of...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1819 - 712 pages
...leople in the metropolis, with very few exceptions, pronounce them in the same manner ; Imt maccented vowels in the mouth of the former have a distinct, open, and specific sound, while atter often totally sink them, or change them into some other sound. Those, therefore, who to pronounce...
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