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Published by Richardson, Lord, and Holbrook .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL23476682M
OCLC/WorldCa12089189

  appreciating the appropriateness of different uses of tone, mood, register, code and style in talks and speeches, and in literary forms (prose, verse and drama), in relation to the author’s intention; Tone: attitude expressed by the speaker or “voice”, mood or atmosphere: emotion conveyed in a work; register: selection of language in. There are two main aims of the Part IA, or first year of the Part I course: to extend and improve your knowledge of the ancient languages, and to get you started on your main areas of enquiry. An integrated programme of Faculty lectures and classes on a varied selection from core Greek and Latin authors (Target Texts) is supported by classes.

The poetry of Dante may be considered as the bridge thrown over the stream of time, which unites the modern Edition: current; Page: [25] and ancient world. The distorted notions of invisible things which Dante and his rival Milton have idealised, are merely the mask and the mantle in which these great poets walk through eternity enveloped and. [The Author desires to express his thanks to Lord Northcliffe, Messrs. Macmillan and Co., Messrs. Smith, Elder and Co., Mr. William Heinemann, and Messrs. Virtue and Co., for kind permission to reprint those pieces in this volume concerning which no specific arrangements were made on their first appearance in type.

ANCRENE WISSE, INTRODUCTION: FOOTNOTES 1 For a further discussion of the title, see Explanatory Note to Pref 2 See Explanatory Notes to and ff. 3 England the Nation, p. See the Select Bibliography for full reference. 4 See p. xcvii. 5 See "Hali Meiðhad, Sawles Warde, and the Continuity of English Prose," pp. 6 Indeed, AW was translated into . The Battle of Maldon, Old English heroic poem describing a historical skirmish between East Saxons and Viking (mainly Norwegian) raiders in It is incomplete, its beginning and ending both lost. The poem is remarkable for its vivid, dramatic combat scenes and for its expression of the Germanic ethos of loyalty to a leader. The poem, as it survives, opens with the war parties .


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The academical speaker: a selection of extracts in prose and verse, from ancient and modern authors: adapted for exercises in elocution. The academical speaker: a selection of extracts in prose and verse, from ancient and modern authors, adapted for exercises in elocution. Author Emerson, B. (Benjamin Dudley),Published The academical speaker: a selection of extracts in prose and verse, from ancient and modern authors: adapted for exercises in elocution / (Boston: Richardson, Lord, and Holbrook, ), by B.

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