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Surdimū′tism, the condition of being deaf and dumb; Surd′ity, want of sonant quality.
The terms sonant and surd are, in a scientific point of view, the least exceptionable.
His hands moved quietly; his voice was clear and sonant; his words were few and polite.
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Sonant melliflua hymnorum organa, suavissima angelorum melodia, cantica canticorum mira!
The sonant and the interval of each element were measured, and all the pauses except the stanza pause were recorded.
Ebhardt's suggestion that there are two significant parts in each foot-element, viz., sonant and pause, does not seem good.
One, for example, gets the accent by a slight increase in intensity, but especially by a pause following the sonant.
Although the sonant is much longer when accented, the ratio between the sonant and the following interval is not definite.
Idem sonant, summe amari, et esse finem ultimum: ac proculdubio Deus summe amandus est.
As if the 'internal evidence' of a poem containing no sonant final -e is not enough to condemn it at once.

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