Greek extracts, chiefly from the Attic writers, with a vocabulary, for the use of the Edinburgh academy

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Page 218 - This work follows the natural mode in which a child learns to speak its own language, by repeating the same words and phrases in a great variety of forms until the pupil becomes familiar with their use. Caron's First French Reading-book: Being Easy and Interesting Lessons, progressively arranged.
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Page 217 - First Part comprehends Words in Common Use, Terms connected with Science and the Fine Arts, Historical, Geographical, and Biographical Names, with the Pronunciation according to the French Academy and the most eminent Lexicographers and Grammarians. The Second Part is an ample Dictionary of English words, with the Pronunciation according to the best Authorities.
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