The English vocabulary; or spelling book, compiled for the use of Ackworth school

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Page 99 - ... carrying the blood from the heart to the different parts of the body ; the...
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Page 119 - MèV a-phor, n.(Gr.meta, phero) a figure of speech by which the name and properties of one object are ascribed to another.
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