Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: To which is Annexed an Abridgment of Walker's Key to the Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names (Google eBook)
Lincoln & Edmands, Samuel T. Armstrong, and Charles Ewer, 1823 - English language - 468 pages
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Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 2 - WALKER'S BOSTON SCHOOL DICTIONARY. Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language. Abridged for the use of Schools throughout the United Slates. To which is annexed, an Abridgment of WALKER'S KEY to the pronunciation of Greek, Latin and Scripture Proper Names. Boston stereotype edition. 3j...
Page 228 - Inserted out of the common order, to preserve the equation of time, as the twenty-ninth of February in a leap year is an Intercalary day.
Page 2 - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Page 58 - The garment worn by men over the lower part of the body ; lo wear the breeches, is, in a wile, to usurp the authority of the.
Page 439 - I see no hope for uniformity on any other basis than this : 1. Every vowel with the accent on it at the end of a syllable is pronounced, as in English, with its first long open sound : thus, Philome'la, Orion, Pho'cion, Lu'cifer have the accented vowels sounded exactly as in the words me'tre, spider, no'ble, tutor.
Page 23 - A building in a circular or oval form, having its area encompassed with rows of seats one above another. AMPLE, im'-pl, a.
Page 183 - A military punishment in which the criminal running between the ranks receives a lash from each man.
Page 291 - A sentence so included in another sentence, as that it may be taken out, without injuring the sense of that which encloses it...