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mology and syntax, with theirs, prosody comes next and completes the system. Having thus gone through, we may then review the system in all its parts, and be able to trace a series of minor parts and branches, which compose the system, in their regular order; we may review them in their distinct capacities, and also in their connections and bearings.

This work now comes before the public, not in the usual way of publications of this kind; not having been reviewed and recommended by any literary characters. It is not pretended that the work is free from defects. Of its merits or demerits the public may judge, and on this basis it may stand or fall.

A. H.

Carver, near Plymouth, March 4, 1847.

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SECT. 1. - Preliminary Remarks
SECT. 2. - Definitions.......

Of Sounds........
Of Orthoepy, Accent, Cadence, Emphasis, and Tones

Of Time and Quantity:
SECT. 3. — Of Pauses

The Poetic Pauses :
Questions and Exercises..

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CHAPTER II.

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SECT. 1.- Of Feet........

Movement, Measure, and Different kinds of Feet

Remarks, &c......
SECT. 2.- Of Formations.
Sect. 3. Exercises.....

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CHAPTER III.

OF ORDERS AND METRES.

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SECT. 1. - Definitions

Of Metres

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SECT. 5. - Diversifications, &c. in Trochaic Verse. .

By Dactyles....

By Pyrrhics and Spondees SECT. 6. - Anapæstic Verse .......

By Amphimacs, Bacchies, and Spondees. . 19. Sect. 7.- Amphibrachic Verse.....

By Bacchies and Antibacchies SECT. 8. - Composite Orders

Sapphic Verse

Other Composite Orders. ...
Sect. 9. - Diversified and Irregular Orders.

Irregular Orders .....
Sect. 10. — Verse Diversified, and without Order

Questions and Exercises......
Miscellaneous Questions

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