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Rare Rear Roar Reared
horror terror brier regular barrier terrier merrier
Roared Rarely Drier prior truer crier farrier barrier courier
6. Ng, as in Si-ng ; [or n, before g hard or k.] King Gong Hang
Hung Bank Ink ring wrong bang tongue
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
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
mock cask kill cark quick clank cook quirk
Fade far fall
Fell fed fen
4. F, as in F-i-fe.
5. S, (sharp,) and C, soft, as in C-ea-se.
Ceaseless sit slice
press souse sister sod swiss gloss toss
Hail hall ha !
6. H, as in H-e.
Whet whisk whirl
Thank think thin
7. Th, as in Th-in. Through Thong Thrust theme thorn thread thirst thought thrill
Hath path lath
Breath moth oath
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 neg. ligently allowing a vowel sound to intervene between the consonants; thus“ bålā” 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 may occur.
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.
Br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, spr, tr, str, 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,
2. Final Syllables.
Ld, y, 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.