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THE VOWEL SOUNDS,
And from his blazon'd baldric slung A mighty silver bugle hung, And as he rode his armour rung Beside remote Shalott.
62. The Vowel Awand its subordinate
If aught.—The teeth are three-quarters of an inch apart; the first, second, and third fingers arranged as a pyramid, with the first and third as the base and the second as the apex of the pyramid, should be inserted into the mouth. Wrap the lips loosely around the fingers. The rims of the teeth should be allowed to be just visible inside the lips when the fingers are removed. The tip of the tongue must be just behind the lower teeth, this will keep the tongue forward; the great fault in the Aw sound is that it is kept imprisoned in the throat by the tongue being carried too far back.
Not.—Lips should be more rounded in shape and flatter than in Aw.
Mourning when their leaders fall Warriors carry the warrior's pall And sorrow darkens hamlet and hall.
Loud the convent hell appalling From its "belfry calling, calling.
They hear no sound, the swell is strong, Though the wind hath fallen they drift along Till the vessel strikes with a shivering shock. Oh, heavens ! it is the Inchcape Rock.