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296                             ORTHOMETRY.
(1815); Carey, " Practical English Prosody and Versification" (1816); Crowe, "Treatise on English Versification" (1827); Dr. Guest, "History of English Rhythms"• (1838); A. J. Ellis, " Essentials of Phonetics " (1847); A. J. Ellis, " Early English Pronunciation," Part III. (1869); W. Sydney Walker, "Versification of Shakspere" (1854); Marsh, "Lectures on the English Language " (Murray, 1863) ; Bain, " English Composition and Rhetoric " (Longmans, 1866 ; enlarged edition, 1888); R. F. Brewer, "Manual of English Prosody" (Longmans, 1869); E. Wadham, "English Versification" (Longmans, 1869); Dr. Abbott, " Shaksperian Grammar" (Macmillan) ; Abbott and Seeley, " English Lessons for English People " (Parts II. and III.) ; J. J. Sylvester, F.R.S., "The Laws of Verse, or Principles of Versification, Exem­plified in Metrical Translations " (Longmans, 1870) ; Dr. Longmuir, Preface to the Later Editions of Walker's "Rhyming Dictionary"; Tom Hood, "Rules of Rhyme, a Guide to Versification, with a compendious Dictionary of Rhymes " (1877) ; Dowden, " Shakspere Primer " (Mac­millan, 1877) ; Angus, " Handbook of English Literature and of the English Tongue " ; Gilbert Conway, " Treatise on Versification " f (Longmans, 1878); Ruskin, "Elements of English Prosody," for use in St. George's School (1880); Sydney Lanier, " The Science of English Verse" (New York, 1880); Dr. Schipper, " Englische Metrik " (Bonn, 1882); Canon Daniel, " Grammar, &c, of the English Language," Part IV, (1883); "Geo. H. Brown, "Notes on Shakspere's Versifi­cation" (Boston, 1884); C. Witcomb, "The Structure of English Verse" (1884); J. B. Mayor, "Chapters on English Metre" \ (1886); E. C. Stedman, "TheNature and Elements of Poetry " {Cent. Mag., Mar.-Oct., 1892).
* A work of great research and a storehouse of examples, but his theories as to the structure of modern verse are erroneous and im­practicable.
f A scholarly and original work, but lacking method and arrange­ment. The notes fill up as much space as the text.
\ A masterly argumentative treatise on the subject of metre, in which the d priori theories of Dr. Guest and Dr. Abbott are successfully demolished, and what may be called the common-sense method of scanning is vindicated.






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