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  • - The most important treatises (apart from those mentioned under "Editions") are Muller, Plautinische Prosodie (1869); Spengel, Reformvorschlage zur Metrik der lyrischen Versarten( 1882); Klotz, Grundziige altromischer Metrik (1890); Skutsch, Forschungen zur lateinischen Grammatik and Metrik (1892), Iambenkiirzung and Synizese (Satura Viadrina) (1896), continued by the author in a work called 'Was (1903); Leo, Die plautinischen Cantica and die hellenistische Lyrik (1897); Maurenbrecher, Hiatus and Verschleifung int alien Latein (1899); Ahlberg, De proceleusmaticis (1900), De correptione iambica plautina (1901); Jacobsohn, Quaestiones plautinae (1904); Radford, on the "Recession of the Latin Accent" (in Amer.
  • The boundary between this point and the extremity of the Malay Peninsula follows the coast of the Northern Pacific and the China Sea, on a line deeply broken by the projection of the peninsulas of Kamchatka and Korea, and the recession of the Sea of Okhotsk, the Yellow Sea, and the Gulfs of Tongking and Siam.
  • In the ancient astronomy the anomaly was taken as the angular distance of the planet from the point of the farthest recession from the earth.
  • Nothing is more striking in history than the recession of Christianity in the East after the 13th century.
  • After the destruction of Old Winchelsea, New Winchelsea, a walled town, flourished for about a hundred years and provided a large proportion of the ships furnished by the Cinque Ports to the crown; but the ravages of the French destroyed it, its walls were broken down, and the decay of the harbour, owing to the recession of the sea, prevented any later return of its prosperity.

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