It is still more difficult to detect errors of tenor or
tone (I note that old writers spell the word tonor,
as derived from the Greek τόνος), or of accent, styled
prosody by the Greeks, such as the substitution of
the acute accent for the grave or the grave for the
acute: such an example would be the placing of the
acute accent on the first syllable of Camillus,
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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