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Rare Rear Roar Reared Roared Rarely Drier
horror terror brier prior truer crier regular barrier terrier merrier farrier barrier courier
6. Ng, as in Si-ng ; [or n, before g hard or k.] King Gong
Hang Hung Bank Ink ring
rank sink wing prong rang sprung
drank wink Hanging Ringing Lancing Mangling Haranguing twanging winging glancing dangling prolonging swinging bringing dancing wrangling besprinkling
7. B, as in B-a-be. The forcible execution of this, and the two following elements, in a very clear and compact form, is often indispensable to the full effect of vivid emotion.
Zone haze buzz
11. Z, as in Z-one, [or s flat.]
dies prizes dissolves
12. Z, as in A-z-ure, (or s, as in measure.] Seizure Measure Vision Composure Derision leisure pleasure crosier disclosure division osier treasure hosier grazier confusion
III. “ Atonic" Elements. [All “ atonics," from their utter want of vocality, need great force and precision in their articulation.]
* Yay, not "ye.” † Yes, not "yiss." In these and a few other words, the style recommended by Walker, is now obsolete.
3. C, hard, and K, as in C-a-ke; and Q, as in Q-ueen. Key Cane Queen Creak Deck Cork keel cast quake click mock cask kill
cark quick clank cook quirk
Fade far fall
4. F, as in F-i-fe.
Fly flee flown
5. S, (sharp,) and C, soft, as in C-ea-se
gloss toss assistance
Hail hall ha!
Had hat hark
6. H, as in H-e.
What when where
Whet whisk whirl
7. Th, as in Th-in. Thank Through Thong Thrust think theme thorn thread thin thirst thought thrill
IV. Syllabic Combinations.
1. Initial Syllables. The common faults in the enunciation of syllables, consist in a slack, obscure articulation of the single elements of which they are composed, and, in addition, the fault of negligently allowing a vowel sound to intervene between the consonants; thus “ bălā” for blā. True taste will never allow a slovenly style of articulation, but will always maintain a neat, clear, and exact sound of every element, in whatever combination it
Bl, cl, f, gl, pl, si, spl. Blame, bleed, blow, blew, black, bled, bliss, blot, blind, blest.
Claim, clean, clime, close, clew, clap, cleft, clip, clot.
shr. [The following words need attention to a clear, distinct enunciation of the hard r,-free, however, from prolongation.]
Brave, bread, brink, broke, brisk, brow, brook, brink. Crave, creep, cried, croak, crest, crook, crop, crust. Drain, dream, dry, drove, drag, dread, drip, drop.
Frame, free, fro, fruit, fret, froth, frown, freeze.
Sm, sn, sp, st.
2. Final Syllables.
Ld, If, lk, Im, lp, ls, lt, lve. Bold, hailed, called, held, filled, tolled. Elf, wolf, gulf, sylph. Milk, silk, bulk, hulk. Elm, helm, whelm, film. Help, gulp, Alp, scalp. Falls, tells, files, hills, feels, tools, howls, toils. Fault, melt, bolt, hilt. Elve, delve, helve, shelve, twelve, valve, devolve, revolve.
M'd, ms, nd, ns, nk, nce, nt. Maim'd, claim'd, climb'd, gloom'd. Gleams, streams, climes, stems. And, band, hand, land, lined, moaned. Gains, dens, gleans, vines, groans, screens, wins, suns. Bank, dank, drink, link. Dance, glance, hence, whence, once, since, ounce.
Ant, want, gaunt, haunt, went, joint, point. Rb, rd, rk, rm, rn, rse, rs (rz,) rt, rve, rb'd, rk'd, rm'd,
rnd, rst, rv'd. Barb, orb, herb, curb, barb'd, orb’d, curb’d, disturb’d.