Indeed, it is to be wished that the whole of our country could be rescued, as much as possible, from the wretched nomenclature inflicted upon it, by ignorant and vulgar minds; and thismight be done, in a great degree, by restoring the Indian names, wherever significant and euphonious
. As there appears to be a spirit of research abroad in respect to our aboriginal antiquities, we would suggest, as a worthy object of enterprise, a map, or maps, of every part of our country, giving the Indian names wherever they could be ascertained.
The real name of the little man was Harris, but it had gradually merged into the less euphonious
one of Trotters, which, with the prefatory adjective, Short, had been conferred upon him by reason of the small size of his legs.
The sobriquet of La Carconte had been bestowed on Madeleine Radelle from the fact that she had been born in a village, so called, situated between Salon and Lambesc; and as a custom existed among the inhabitants of that part of France where Caderousse lived of styling every person by some particular and distinctive appellation, her husband had bestowed on her the name of La Carconte in place of her sweet and euphonious
name of Madeleine, which, in all probability, his rude gutteral language would not have enabled him to pronounce.
Apart from the problem (for nonDutch speakers) of trying to be a euphonious
entertainment in one of the world's most uneuphonious languages, the film rarely transcends its local roots to become a musical entertainment per se.
In a diatribe against Cohen in the March 16, 1914 Morning Telegraph, Deborah Duvetyne suggested that the critic had changed his name to Alan Dale because it is "more euphonious
than Cohen, the patronymic name of his fathers." Duvetyne commented that those around Cohen in the theater "laugh when he speaks because of his Mosaic lisp." Cohen was depicted in an accompanying illustration in stereo-typicaly Jewish terms as short, bearded, and hook-nosed (Locke clipping).
General White: That is a little more euphonious
Though we instinctively knew this fact, it has been confirmed by the Veronis Suhler Communications Industry Report, released last week by the euphonious
New York City merchant bank that specializes in media companies.
The Introduction to the 1915 edition explicitly stated that Woodcraft "makes war on alcohol and tobacco (aiming to restrict the abusive use of alcohol, and totally abolish the cigarette)"; "does not teach money-getting, believing it unwise to cultivate avarice, our racial sin, even if we give it the euphonious
name of `thrift'"; "is opposed to military terms and methods"; and "denounces the false patriotism which lauds evildoing because it was done by `our own country;" insisting that Herod and Pilate were as noble and patriotic as the American generals at Wounded Knee (xviii, Seton's emphasis).
Little Virginia Clemm--not the euphonious
sort of name he liked.
In "Within the Walls Without," he writes, "As a child to whom words began to reveal themselves as meaningful, I could not discount the nature of the world as promised to us in these seductive euphonious
For an analysis of the levels of character receptiveness to euphonious
speech patterns in Faust II, see my article, 'Language Discourses in Goethe's "Faust II"', in Unravelling the Labyrinth: Decoding Text and Language, ed.
The recognized difficulty inherent in translating poetry notwithstanding, the translators have eschewed even rudimentary attempts to convey the euphonious
wordplay present in many of the poems.