A Grammar of the English Language, in a Series of Letters: Intended for the Use of Schools and of Young Persons in General, But More Especially for the Use of Soldiers, Sailors, Apprentices and Plough-boys. To which are Added Six Lessons, Intended to Prevent Statesmen from Using False Grammar, and from Writing in an Awkward Manner
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