A Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin and Scripture Proper Names: In which the Words are Accented and Divided Into Syllables Exactly as They Ought to be Pronounced, According to Rules Drawn from Analogy and the Best Usage : to which are Added, Terminational Vocabularies of Hebrew, Greek and Latiln Proper Names, in which the Words are Arranged According to Their Final Syllables, and Classed According to Their Accents : by which the General Analogy of Pronunciation May be Seen at One View, and the Accentuation of Each Word More Earily Remembered : Concluding with Observations on the Greek and Latin Accent and Quantity : with Some Probable Conjectures on the Method of Freeing Them from the Obscurity and Confusion in which They are Involved, Both by the Ancients and Moderns ...

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authors, 1804 - Names in the Bible - 285 pages
 

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