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" ... intended, like Crabb's, to discriminate nicely between the shades of meaning in similar terms, but to present, under each of the important words, an extended list of others having the same general import, out of which a selection may be made according... "
An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ... - Page iii
by Noah Webster - 1857
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Town's Speller and Definer

Salem Town - Spellers - 1847 - 168 pages
...which a selection may be made according to the exigencies of the case." " Jt will afford important Ģid to young writers in attaining grace, variety, and copiousness of diction." The question has been very satisfactorily settled among teachers, that children, while acquiring the synonymous...
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Methodist Review, Volume 30

1848
...the same general signification are arranged together, except in cases where they have been previously exhausted in framing the definitions. This arrangement,...attaining grace, variety, and copiousness of diction." From a cursory examination, we should think there were many thousands of words to which the synonyms...
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Town's Speller and Definer: Revised and Enlarged

Salem Town - Printing - 1849 - 168 pages
...same general import, out of which a selection may be made according to the exigencies of the case." " It will afford important aid to young writers in attaining grace, variety, and copiousness of diction." The question has been very satisfactorily settled among teachers, that children, while acquiring the synonymous...
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The life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - France - 1852
...arrangement will be found of frequent use even to those who are practised in composition, while it aflbrds important aid to young writers in attaining grace,...of a Dictionary consists in its definitions — in its giving a clear, full, and accurate exhibition of all the various shades of meaning which belong...
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The illustrated London drawing book

Robert Scott Burn - 1852
...arrangement will be found of frequent use even to those who are practised in composition, while it affords important aid to young writers in attaining grace, variety, and copiousness of diction. Exhibiting the origin, orthography, pronunciation, and definitions of words; to Which are added a synopsis...
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The Illustrated London Astronomy

John Russell Hind - Astronomy - 1853 - 99 pages
...arrangement will be found of frequent use, even to those who are practised in composition, while it affords important aid to young writers in attaining grace,...of a Dictionary consists in its definitions — in its giving a clear, full, and accurate exhibition of all the various shades of meaning which belong...
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Town's speller and definer: Revised and enlarged

Salem Town - 1855
...same general import, out of which a selection may be made according to the exigencies of the case." " It will afford important aid to young writers in attaining grace, variety, and copiousness of diction." 1 The question has been very satisfactorily settled among teachers, that children, while acquiring...
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The British Expedition to the Crimea

Sir William Howard Russell - Black Sea Region - 1858 - 629 pages
...arrangement will be found of frequent use, even to those who are practise-d ii composition, while it affords important aid to young writers in attaining grace, variety, and copiousness of diction, “This work ii ill be found indispensable for the School, the College, the Library, and for general...
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Chemistry, Theoretical, Practical, and Analytical: As Applied and ..., Volume 1

Sheridan Muspratt, Eben Norton Horsford - Chemistry
...practised in composition, while it affords important aid to young writers in attaining grace, variety, anil copiousness of diction. The chief value of a Dictionary consists in its defioitions—in its giving a clear, full, and accurate exhibition of all the various shades of meaning...
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Town's New Speller and Definer: Containing a New and Complete Key to ...

Salem Town - English language - 1866 - 168 pages
...same general import, out of which a selection may be made according to the exigencies of the case." " It will afford important aid to young writers in attaining grace, variety, and copiousness of diction." The question has been very satisfactorily settled among teachers, that children, while acquiring the meaning...
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