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An acquaintance with the terminational sounds is important to all who are desirous of acquiring an elegant pronunciation. Teachers will find on trial, that these exercises are well calculated to initiate their pupils into the correct principles of the orthoepy of our language.

1. ic, or ick, at the end of words, sounds ik, in cúbic, somnif'ic, sudorif'ic, mag'ic, log'ic, pub'lic, angel'ic, academ'ic, astronom'ic, pan'ic, tyran'nic, fab'ric, rhet'oric, emphat'ic, arc'tic, poet'ic, critic, eclip'tic, elas'tic, domes'tic, &c.

2. d is pronounced like t when the ed is preceded by f, k, P, S, sh, ch, or any sharp consonant, thus, engraff'ed, quaff'ed, cuff'ed, puff'ed, ingulf'ed; créaked, cloaked, ran'sacked, attack'ed, deck'ed, frol'iced, shock'ed, rock'ed, creek'ed, thank'ed, frank'ed, link'ed, look'ed, embark'ed, remark'ed, help'ed, decamp'ed, cramp'ed, developed, clasp'ed, usurp'ed, crisp'ed, lisp'ed, grasp'ed, depress'ed, oppressed, confess'ed, profess'éd, bless'ed, wit'nessed, address'ed, transgress'ed, repress'ed, possess'ed, guess'ed, cross'ed, discuss'ed, abash'ed refresh'ed, estaba lished, pub'lished, fam'ished, dimin'ished, finish'ed, aston'ished, flour'ished, lan'. guished, extin'guished, blush'ed, rush'ed, crush'ed, impeached, encroached, de iach'ed, stretch'ed, eurich'ed, branch'ed, search'ed, march'ed, catch'ed, match'ed, despatch'ed, fetch'ed, touch'ed, avouch'ed, &c. (blessed, when an adjective, is, in grave subjects, pronounced in two syllables, thus-a bless'-ed reward.) The ed is pronounced as a distinct syllable in learn'-ed wi

ed as a distinct syllable in learn'-ed, wing'-ed, when adjectives.The ed in aged always makes a distinct syllable, as an a'-ged man; but when this word is compounded with another, the ed does not form a syllable, as a full ag'd horse. The ed is pronounced as a distinct syllable in the following adverbs, though

in the participial adjectives from which they are formed..forcedly, enforcedly, unveil'edly, deform'edly, feign'edly, unfeign edly, design'edly, resign'edly, restrainedly, refinedly unconcern'edly, undiscern'edly, assuredly, ad. visedly, composedly, diffúsedly, confusedly, upperceivedly, resolvedly, deser'ved. ly, undeser'vedly, reser'vedly, unreser'vedly, avow'edly, perplex'edly, fix'edly, amázedly. The participial termination ed must never be pronounced as a distinct syllable, unless preceded by d or t, except in the language of Scripture.

3. in ed, a verbal termination, the e is not sounded, and the d is joined to the preceding syllable, in mov'ed, prov'ed, approv'ed, disapprov'ed, improv'ed, believed, disbelieved, imbibed, mscribed, transcribed, obliged, disobliged, engaged, convey'ed, survey'ed, delay'ed, plann'ed, mann'ed, crown'ed, frown'ed, mourn'ed, calm'ed, framed, blamed, támed, skill'ed, toil'ed, referr'ed, deferr'ed, preferred, raised, praised, procured, secured, inúred, received, &c.

4. ed forms a separate syllable when preceded by d or i, in commend'ed, recommend'ed, moulded, folded, disband'ed commanded, expand'ed, brand'ed, avoided, befriend'ed, offend'ed, defend'ed, blend'ed, extend'ed, suspend'ed, blinded, desi pond'ed, rebound'ed, surround'ed; háted, an'imated, abstraci'ed, affected, limited, depos'ited, revolt'ed, anoint'ed, devoted, accepted, part'ed, tasted, act'ed, compact'ed, detracted, extract'ed, affect'ed, subjected, select'ed, collect'ed, directed, protected, convicted, deduct'ed, constructed, &c. : 5. old, s. old, bold, blindfold, infold, unfold, behold, withhold, inhold, uphold, retold, untold, mistöld. (old s. öld) threefold, man'ifold, pin fold, marigold, fréehold, house'hold, thresh'hold, cop'yhold. (old s. åld in scaf'roid.)

6. ind, s. lnd, in bind, behind, gav'elkind, mankind, wom'ankind, húman. kiud, unkind, pur'blind, remind, wind (v.) unwind. (ind s. ind in) abscind', rescind', prescind', discind', interscind', tamarind, whirl'wind, wind, or wind, (n.)

7. e final, s. e, in ac'me, epitome, extem'pore, siin'ile, apos'trophe, hyper'bole, syn'cope, syndrome, synec'doche, tem'pore, sys'tole.

8. ibe, s. lbe, in imbine, ascribe, misascribe, subscribe, describe, rescribe, prescribe, circumscribe, transcribe, inscribe, proscribe, superscribe, interscribe.

9. ice, s. is, in jaun'dice, cow'ardice, prej'udice, ben'efice, ven'efice, of'fice, ed'ifice, or'ifice, pontifice, artifice, superfice, chal'ice, mal'ice, com'plice, accom'.


plice, sur'plice, pum'ice, cor'nice, precipice, au'spice, av'arice, dent'ifrice, licorice, cic'atrice, ma'trice, prac'tice, maleprac'tice, poul'lice, pren'tice, appren'tice, nótice, ar'mistice, solstice, in'terstice, jus'tice, injus'tice, crevice, nov'ice, service: (ice s. ise in) ice, dice, bespice, entice, advice, device. (ice s. Ize in) suffice', sac'rifice. (ice s. dès in) police' caprice'. (oice s. oys in) choice, rejoice', voice, in'voice, outvoice'. --juice s. júse-ver-juice s. vēr'jús-sluice s. sluse.

10. ance,* s. åns, in disturb'ance, guidance, attend'ance, abundance, bal'ance, appearance, remem'brance, fragrance, en'trance (n.) obei'sance, úsance, expect'ance, reluctance, exor'bitance, inher'itance, repent'ance, acceptance, import'ance, contrivance, allow'ance, &c. (ance accented, or in monosyllables, s. àns in) bechance', perchance', mischance', enhance', askance', romance', finance', entrance', disentrance', complaisance', advance; ; dance, chance, lance, glance, prance, trance.

11. ence, s. ens, in in'nocence,t acquies'cence, cadence, confidence, depend'ence, prúdence, defi"cience, efñ"cience, insuff"cience science, pre'science, omnis''cience, con'science, obédience, experience, si'lence, ex'cellence, in'dolence, op'ulence, commence', pref'erence, occur'rence, omnipres'ence, pen'ilence, consist'ence, exist'ence, af 'Auence, in'fluence, con'sequence, el'oquence. - 12. scence, s. sēns, in quies'cence, coales'cence, invales'cence, convales'cence, adoles'conce, concres'cence, excres'cence, putres'cence, efferves'cence, &c.

13. duce, s. duse, in tradúce, abdúce, obduce, subduce, edúce, dedúce, redúce, sedúce, indúce, superinduce, conduce, reproduce, introduce, prodúce (v.) prod'uce.

14. ide, s. Ide, in bide, decide, incide, coincide, confide, backside, deride, astride, bestride, 'aside, subside, beside, réside, preside, weaksi ude, springtide, noontide, misguide, divide, subdivide, provide, de'icide, re" gicide, hom'icide, par'ricide, mat'ricide, frat'ricide, infan'ticide, súicide, broad'side blind'side, in'side, out'side, twelf'tide, e'ventide, whit'suntide, countertide.

15. lude, s. lude, in acclúde, reclúde, preclude, seclúde, include, conclude, interclúde, exclúde, elude, prelúde, (v.) allude, illúde, collúde, prelude, in'ter. lude.

16. ee, s. e. in bee, fee, refugée appellée, assignée, epopée, decrée, agrée, disagrée, degrée, fricasée, foresée, oversée lessée, fusée, legatée, guarantée, grantée, absentée, presentée, patentée, devotée, repartée, trustée, settée, ad. vowée, coffee, feoffee, ap'ogee, tro'chee, spon'dee, prith'ee, ju'bilee, ped'igree, commit'tee, lev'ee.

17. age, s. 1dje, in cab'bage, herb'age, bondage, cord'age, vas'salage, pillage, assem'blage, dam'age, im'age, man'age, spin'nage, patronage, stop'page, av'erage, courage, hermitage, advantage, port'age, cottage, lan'guage, voy'age, pres’age (n), carriage, miscar’riage, marriage, intermar'riage, &c. (age s. aje in) age, cage, incage', gage, engage', pre-engage', disengage', page, t'tlepage, rage, sage, presage (v.), stage, assuage', wage, ad'age.

18. dge, s. j, in trudge, grudge, judge, lodge, par'tridge, abridge', ridge, wedge, knowledge, sledge, pledge, fledge, hedge, edge, badge, &c.

19. arge, s. årj, in barge, charge, recharge', overcharge', surcharge', discharge', enlarge', overlarge'.

20. áble, s a-bl, in ap'plicable, for'midable, com'mendable, peace'able, agréeable, per'ishable, sóciable, mag'nifiable, ámiable, pit'iable, es'timable, resumable, defin'able, suf'ferable, númerable, ven'erable, an'swerable, advis'ablo, cred'itable, hab itable, im'itable, suit'able, notable, com'fortable, &c. (able s. abi in) a'ble, fable, gáble, enable, unáble, sáble, disable, táble, stable, instáble, unstable.

21. ible, s. é-bl, in evin'cible, invin'cible, do'cible, forcible, iras'cible, dedúcible, cred'ible, au'dible, le'gible, intelligible, fran'gible, discern'ible, ter'rible, vis'ible, defen'sible, comprehen'sible, pas'sible, impos'sible, plau'sible, come

* The learner should be required to give the meaning of the prefixes in, un, en, &c.—and terminations ance, ence, &c. See Exp. p. 24, 25, 26, &c.

The pupil should be made to comprehend the difference between a compound and derivative word.

pat’ible, convert'ibic, resist'ible, combust'ible, index'ible, &c. (ible s. lbl in bible. -oible s. oy-bl in foi ble.)

22. uble, s. d-bl in sol'uble, indis'soluble, voluble. (ouble s. ubl in) dou'ble, tedou'ble, senidou'ble, trou'ble.

23. ile, s. il, in fa"cile, croc'odile, do'cile, a"gile, juvenile, feb'rile pu'erile, ten'sile, mis'sile, volatile, ver'satile, project'ile, due'tile, mer'cantile, rep'. tile, fertile, hos'tile, fútile, sex'tile, ser'vile, flex'ile, &c. (ile s. lle in) rec'oncile, cham'omile, in'fantile, gen'tile, pen'tile, ex'ile, défile. (n.) awhile, some'while, ere. while, oth'erwhile, compile, revíle, beguilé (r.) (ile s. lle in) profile. (ile s. èle in) mobileile s. élè in) sim'ile, u'tile ; when utile is used as an adjective, it is pronounced in two syllables, with the accent on the first.

24. stle, s. sl, in cas'tle, fore'castle, nes'tle, tres'tle, wres'tle, this'tle, whis'tle, epis'tle, bris'tle, gris'tle, jos'tle, thros'tle, bus'tle, jus'tle, pus'tle, rus'tle. (stle s. su in pes'tle).

25. some, s. sủnr, in some, glad'some, whole'some, long'some, dark'some, irk'some, toil'some, ran'some, bur'densome, light'some, cum'bersome, &c.

26. sunie, s. súme, in absúme, desúme, consúme, assume, reassume. (sume s. zůme in) resume and presúme.

27. ine, s. insin sab'ine, med'icine, ima"gine, en'gine, amaran'thine, hyacin'thine, alkaline, a'quiline, cor'alline, met'alline, chrystalline, dis'cipline, mas'culine, fam'ine, jes'samine, exam'ine, re-exam'ine, cross-exam'ine, er'mine, deter'mine, predeter'mine, exter'mine, ver'mine, jas'mine, relúmine, illumine, fem'inine, her'oine, rap'ine, súpine, (n.) nec'tarine, salaman'drine, Alexan'drine, per'egrine, doc'trine, cit'rine, palatine, adaman'tine, Jib'ertine, asbes'tine, des'. tine, predes'tine, clandes'tine, intes'tine, pris'tine, amethys'tine, sang'uine, ensang'uine, gen'uine, jac'obine, (ine s. {ne) wood'bine, col'umbine, car'bine, con'. cubine, mus'cadine, incar'nadine, brig'andine, con'fine, (n.) fe'line, outline, cal'. amine, car’mine, counter'mine, sat'urinine, porcupine, sac charine, fe'rine, vi'perine, brig'antine, valentine, ser'pentine, turʻpentine, ves'pertine, combine, calcine, saline, decline, recline, incline, disincline, underline, interline, undermine, countermine, canine, repine, supine (adj.) divine, untwine, intertwine, moon

'ine. refine, &c. (ine s. enè in) fasciné, machiné, tambarine, mariné, ultramariné, submariné, transmariné, tabouriné, quarantiné, colbertine, routine, magazine. (essoine s. essoyn').

28. ire, s. ire, in ire, dire, bemire, quagʻmire, aspire, respire, transpire, inspire, conspire, perspire, suspire, expire, desire, retire, entire, intire, attire, acquire, require, prerequíre, inquire, esquire, wild'fire, bon'fire, em pire, um'pire, ac'rospire, grand'sire. (ire s. ir in) cam'phire, sapph'ire. - sa'tire or satire-solitaire s. sốl-e-tåre.

29. sure, s. zhůre, in pleas'ure, displeas'ure, meas'ure, outmeas'ure, treag'ure, intreas'ure, incis'ure, exposure, press'ure, impress'ure, sciss’ure, fiss'ure, commiss'ure, rasure, leisure, closure, enclosure, disclosure, composure, discomposure, disposure, cen'sure, compress'ure, coun'terpressure, express'ure, en• súre, unsúre, assúre.

30. ture, s. túre, in judicature, féature, créature, lig'ature, min'iature, abbre'viature, entab'lature, le'gislature, na'ture, sig'nature, illnature, temperature, lit'erature, curv'ature, manufacture, conjec'ture, lec'ture, ar'chitecture, picture, stric'ture, junc'ture, for'feiture, fur'niture, hor'ticulture, adven'ture, pas'ture, mix's ture, mature, premature, immatúre.

31. re, preceded by a consonant, s. er, in sábre, fibre, om'bre, a'cre, wise'acre, mas'sacre, lúcre, theatre, amphithe'atre, elec'tre, spec'ue, métre, pe'tre, saltpétre, mitre, nítre, cen'tre, scep'tre, lus'tre, accou'tre, livre.-parterre', s. pår-tåre. - 32. ise, s. Ize, in crit'icise, cir'cumcise, ex'ercise, ex'orcise, mer'chandise, meth'odise, cat'echise, mon schise, eter'nalise, nat'uralise, disnat uralise, e'qualise, synon'omise, com'promise, epitomise, man'umise, recognise, tyr'anise, colonise, pat'ronise, glut'tonise, modernise, eter'nise, au'thorise, disau thorise, tem'porise, contem'porise, en'terprise, up'rise, (n), like'wise, lengthwise, nowise, Oth'erwise, slaai'wise, demise, premise, burmise, presurmise, despise, rise,


arise, sunrise, reprise, comprise, surprise, misprise, uprisé (v.), advertise, chas. tise, advise, devise, revise', disguise, supervise, weatherwise. (ise s. Iz in) fran'chise, affran'chise, enfran'chise, disfran'chise, amor'tise (ise s. is, in) prom'ise, break'promise, tor'toise, trea'tise, prac'tise, diver'tise, mor'tise. (ise s. İse in) par'adise, impar'adise, precisé, rise* (n.), concisé. (oise s. oyz in) noise, poise, équipoise, coun'terpoise, overpoise. (aise s áze in) chaise, appraise, dispra'sea S chevaux-de-friesé s. shëv-ó-de-frèze.

33. ciate, s. sheáte, in glaciate, congláciate, emaciate, depréciate, offi'. ciate, provin'ciate, enun'ciate, annun'ciate, consóciate, (v.), associate (v.), dissóciate, cruciate, excrúciate, consóciate (n.), associate (n. or adj.)

34 lute, s. ldte, in salute, elúte, dilúte, pollute, ab'solute, res'olute, irres'. ohute, dis'solute.

35. ue is silent in league, colleague, intrigue, fatigue, harangue, ped'agoguer dem'agogue, syn'agogue, di'alogue, cat'alogue, prologue, opaque, antique, bur lesqué, mosque, &c. (ue s. å in) águe, ar gue, val'ue, underval'ue, overval'ue, av'enue, rev'enue, ret'inue, contin’ue, discontin'ue, stat'ue, vir'tue, unglúe, (ue 8. 08 in) rue, congrue, truc, untrue, con'strue, miscon'strue, iss'ue, tiss'ue.

36. ive, s. iv, in give, forgive, ol'ive, outlive, evasive, suasive, dissuasive, adhésive, decisive, repul'sive, expan'sive, defen'sive, apprehen'sive, pen'sive, osten'sive, explosive, corrosive, subver'sive, extor'sive, pasʼsive, transmis'. sive, precur'sive, abusive, conclusive, amúsive, vindic'ative, communicative, recreative, neg'ative, palliative, talk'ative, relative, appellative, contem'plative; super'lative, em'ulative, affirm'ative, prepar'ative, demon'strative, disputative, abstrac'tive, disjunc'tive, defin'itive, inquisitive, incep'tive, distrib'utive, dimin utive, &c. (ive s. Ive in) five, hive, bee'hive, live (adj.), alive, connive, overdrive, derive, deprive, arrive, contrive, revive, connive, survive.

37 g before n in the same syllable is silent in imprégn, campaign, champaign, arráign, condign, sov'ereign, for'eign, malign, benign, subsign, design, reo sign, en'sign, consign, countersign, assign, impugn, propugn, oppugn, expúgn.

38. ing, s, ing, in amazing, dy'ing, say'ing, knowing, deserv'ing, last'ing, writing, bless'ing, hearing, mourning, morn'ing, opening, alarm'ing, chángeling, lord'ling, breathing, accord’ing, understand'ing, build'ing, bid'ding, tráding, reading, pleading, leading, facing, piercing, &c.

39. inging, s. Îngin, in clin ing, wring'ing, sing'ing, sting'ing, wing'ing, swing'ing, sling'ing, bring'ing.

40. omg s. Ống in thong, dip"thong, triphothong, along oblong, headlong, end’long, belong', side’long, erelong', live'long, prolong', o'verlong, furlong, head'strong, e'vensong. (ong s. ång in) among', amongst'.

41. ough, s. o, in fur'lough, bor'ough, thor'ough, although', (ough s. ow) bough, plough, slough, a deep mire ; (ough s. 8f in) cougb, hooping-cough', chin'cough, clough, an allowance in weight; trough. (ough s. df in) enough', rough, tough- ough s. 88 in through-ough 8. åp in hic'cough.

42. th, 9. th, in death, heath, breath, wreath (n.) path, breadth, ze nith, here. with', therewith', wherewith', forthwith', forsooth', betroth', az'imuth, &c.' (th 8. TH in) sheath (v.) unsheath', bepeath', underneath', with, smooth, sooth (v.) mouth (v.)

43. ciał s. shål io spe'cial, judi''cial, benefi"cial, offi"cial, artifi" cial, superG"cial, provin'cial, social, commer'cial, fidúcial, &c.

44. tial, s. shål, in ini"tial, solsti'tial, substan'tial, circumstan'tial, creden'tial, den’tial, pruden’tial, pestilen'tial, reveren'tial, essen'tial, peniten'tial, poten'. tial, nup'tial, mar'tial, partial, impar'tial, &c. (tial, preceded by sy sounds tsheet in) bes'tial, celes'tial, subceles'tial, superceles'tial."

45. ful, s. fål, in dread'ful, need'ful, hand'ful, peace'ful, graceful, change. ful, venge'ful, revenge'ful, gusleful, túneful, hopeful, careful, grateful, spiteful, wasteful, wish'ful, faithful, slóthful, plen'tiful, boun'tiful, thank'ful, mournful, won'derful, delight'ful, &c.

réading, pleading

on in cling'ing, fling ingring sling'ing, bring'ing:

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* Those words are pronounced according to Walker.

46. form, s. form, in form, deform', reform', efform', triform, len'riform, mul'tiform, inform', misinform', conform', perform', transform', platform', uniform'.

47. en, s. n, in deaf'en,* beech'en, fresh'en, length'en, wéaken, drunk'en, spoken, lóken, stolen, swol'len, chéapen, ripen, open, hap'pen, loos'en, béaten, lighten, brighten, heart'en, fat'ten, writ'ten, heav'en, sev'en, wóven, flax'en, brazen, coz'en, doz'en, miz'zen, &c. (en s. én in monosyllables) as glen, ten, wen; and in such words as twig'gen, kitch'en, hy'phen, alien, wool'len, ámen', spe'cimen, lin'en, as'pen, l:reth'ren, siren, mar'ten, &c.--of'ten and sof'ten s. ofn and sofn.

48. sten, s. sn, in hásten, fas'ten, unfas'ten, chásten, lis'ten, glis'ten, mois'. ten, chris'ten.

49. ain accented, or in a monosyllable, s. åne, in ordáin, disdain, regain, encháin, complain, explain, domáin, refráin, restrain, contain, abstáin, chillblain, por'celain, (ain s. en in) again', against'.

50. 'ain, unaccented, s, in-in villain, chap'lain, chamberlain, mur'rain, chief'tain, plan'tain, foun'tain, moun'tain, cap'tain, cer'tain, uncer'tain, cur'tain,

51. ion, preceded by l or'n, accented, s. yản, in battal'ion, vermil'ion, pavil'ion, medallion, rebellion, billion, million, postil'ion, &c. compan'ion, miniion, domin'ion, opin'ion, op'ion, &c.

52. sion, preceded by a, e, i, o, or U, s. zhản in occasion, evasion, invásion, persuasion, dissuasion, &c adhésion, inhésion, cohésion; decis''ion, precis"'ion, incis''ion, collis"'ion, divis''ion, provis"'ion, &c. displósion, explosion, corrbsion; fúsion, diffúsion, infúsion, confusion, conclusion, exclusion, allusion, intrúsion, contúsion, &c.

53. sion, preceded by any of the consonants, s. shồn, in impulsion, compulósion, expan'sion, comprehen'sion, dimen’sion, mer'sion, aver'sion, incur'sion, pass'ion, process'ion, possess'ion, miss'ion, percuss'ion, dismiss'ion,t &c.

64. ssion, s. shủn, in pasʼsion, compas'sion, ces'sion, conces'sion, profes'. sion, egres'sion, pres'sion, session, posses'sion, mis'sion, remis'sion, manumis'sion, concus'sion, discussion, &c.

55. tion, s. shủn, in constitution, solution, elocution, caution, pórtion, op'tion, percep'tion, atten’tion, contrition, addition, conjunction collection, ele vation, lamentation, vacation, probátion, libátion, &c.

56. tion, preceded by s, or X, 8. tshån, in ambus'tion, combus'tion, ques'tion, conges'tion, diges'tion, sugges'tion, bas'tion, &c. mix'tion, admix'tion, commix'tion, permix'tion.

57. xion, s. shån, in flex'ion, complex'ion, annex'ion, connex'ion, prefix'. ion, affix'ion, crucifix'ion, commix'ion, flux'ion.

58. son, s. zn, in reason, tréason, séason, ven'ison, poison, empoison, coun'ter. poison, pris'on, impris'on, dam'son, crim'son. (son, s. zán, in) diapason. (son, s. sản, in) son, grand'son, god'son, únison, compar'ison. (son, s. sa, in) máson, gar'rison, par’son, per’son, les'son.

'59. oron, s. own, in down, adown', upside-down', renown', imbrown', nut'. brown. (own, 6. On, in) own, shown, blown, flown, high'flown, known, unknown, disown, unsowo.



60. ear, s. ére, in ear, endear', rehear, overhear', besméar, appéar, disappéar, upréar, arrear, leap'year. (ear, s. are, in) bear, bugbear, upbear, underbear, overbear, forbear, pear, tear, (v.) tear (n. a rent), wear, swear, unswear, forswear, outswear. (ear, s. dår, in) lin'ear, rectilin'ear, curvilin'ear.

61. er, s. år, in amber, chamber, octóber, cum'ber, offficer, offend'er, pretend'er, fin'ger, lin'ger, lexicog'rapher, geogʻrapher, orthog'rapher, biog'rapber, historiog'rapher, cosmog'rapher, controller, glim'mer, sum'mer, mar'iner, mourner, usurp'er, con'jurer, con'quer, consid'er, diam'eter, pentam'eter, hex

from it.

* When a vowel is not sounded in the verb, it is silent also in the participles derived

Though in some of the preceding and succeeding paragraphs it is impossible to point out the particular accented letter, yet by means of the mark, the sylable, or sound, on which the accent rests, will not readily be mistaken.

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