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Re: "world" syllables

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, May 13, 2001, 5:59
Muke Tever scripsit:

> Of course you can't always trust the meter of hymns, especially since they all > seem to monosyllabify "heaven", which is something I don't think I ever do.
Particularly weird in this respect is "Joy To The World", with its refrain And he-evn, and he-e-evn, and nature sing instead of the natural And heav-en, and he-ev-en, and nature sing -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter