Phonetic Transcriptions of English Prose
Clarendon Press, 1914 - 88 pages
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ænd änd bǝt bət bi:n boat bout dæt dät daun dǝt dəm dən dət difference douz English evri ǝnd ənd əpən əv də father fər frequently frəm də give given greit hæd hæv hand heaven həd honour idea intə intu JONES kantri laif living mæn mark meid meik moust never nɔt ounli Phonetic poor pronounced pronunciation reading seems seen sent soul sound speaking strength Style symbol taim tə də things thou thought transcription true truth usually vowel wǝz wəz wið witf
Page 5 - Who is here so base that would be a bondman? If any, speak; for him have I offended. Who is here so rude that would not be a Roman? If any, speak; for him have I offended.
Page 9 - And yet on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man, as kill a good book. Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image : but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye.
Page 9 - Tis true, no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there is no great loss; and revolutions of ages do not oft recover the loss of a rejected truth, for the want of which whole nations fare the worse.
Page 4 - For ye shall go out with joy, ' And be led forth with peace; ' The mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing ' And all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. ' Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, ' And instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree : 1 And it shall be to the LORD for a name, ' For an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
Page 2 - HO, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money ; come ye, buy, and eat ; yea, come, buy •wine and milk without money and without price. Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
Page 21 - Thus this custom of firing houses continued, till in process of time, says my manuscript, a sage arose, like our Locke, who made a discovery, that the flesh of swine, or indeed of any other animal, might be cooked (burned, as they called it) without the necessity of consuming a whole house to dress it.
Page 19 - ... make-shift of a building, you may think it), what was of much more importance, a fine litter of new-farrowed pigs, no less than nine in number, perished. China pigs have been esteemed a luxury all over the East, from the remotest periods that we read of. Bo-bo was in the utmost consternation, as you may think, not so much for the sake...
Page 4 - And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger! I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee. And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
Page 8 - I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the church and commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors...