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The m relates it to the nares or humming tone (which is the basis of all resonance in the voice).
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
A resolute push for quite a short period now might reconstruct the entire basis of our collective human life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
At the present time, certainly, no thought has ever occurred to Germans that they would not go back to a gold basis.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
But here in this little valley of the Kaw, he was cheered to see his race on a practical and sensible basis.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The relative quantity of labor embodied in each object is the basis of its value.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
And yet the demand has the clearest and strongest basis of natural and eternal justice, as any fair mind must confess.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
To unite with the people of God is good; but to unite with any elsewhere than on the basis of truth, is not to be desired.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
He purposely lied about the take because Carlson usually charged on the percentage basis.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The collection and application of taxes and revenues will be put on a sound and honest economical basis.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
This land arrangement, called the "Head-Right" system, formed the basis of the Virginia land system.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
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