A progressive German reader: adapted to the American edition of Ollendorff's German grammar : with copious notes and a vocabulary

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D. Appleton & Company, 1848 - German language - 12 pages
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Page 324 - ... perceived. The primitive word is distinguished by a larger type ; and where there are any derivatives from it, they follow in alphabetical order, and the part of speech is appended, thus furnishing a complete classification of all the connected analogous words of the same species.
Page 330 - French this book is invaluable, as the conversational and idiomatic phrases, so indispensable to this accomplishment, are met with on every page ; and to those who wish to cultivate their taste, and to obtain a knowledge, not only of the French language...
Page 328 - ... the interest of the scholar. 2. It is progressive in its nature, the pieces being at first very short and easy, and increasing in difficulty and length as the learner advances.
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Page 324 - Dictionary was compiled expressly to develop the precise analogic? and various properties of the authorized words in general use, by the standard authors and orators who use our vernacular tongue. Exclusive of the large numbers of proper names which are appended, this Dictionary includes four especial improvements — and when their essential value to the -undent is considered, the sterling character of the work as a hand-book of our language instantly will be perceived.
Page 324 - A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE? CONTAINING THE PRONUNCIATION, ETYMOLOGY, AND EXPLANATION Of all words authorized by eminent writers; TO WHICH ARE ADDED, A VOCABULARY OF THE ROOTS OF ENGLISH WORDS, AND AN ACCENTED LIST OF GREEK, LATIN, AND SCRIPTURE PROPER NAMES BY ALEXANDER REID, AM, Rector of the Circus School, Edinburgh. "WITH A CRITICAL PREFACE, BY HENRY REED, Professor of English Literature in the University of Pennsylvania.

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