But as several words
may often have the same meaning (they are called
synonyms), some will be more distinguished, sublime, brilliant, attractive or euphonious than others.
For as those syllables are the most pleasing to the
ear which are composed of the more euphonious
letters, thus words composed of such syllables will
sound better than others, and the more vowel sounds
they contain the more attractive they will be to hear.
The same principle governs the linking of word with
word; some arrangements will sound better than