A Vocabulary; Or, Collection of Words and Phrases: Which Have Been Supposed to be Peculiar to the United States of America. To which is Prefixed an Essay on the Present State of the English Language in the United States. Originally Published in the Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and Now Republished with Corrections and Additions
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