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The Resource A critical pronouncing dictionary and expositor of the English language. : In which Not only the Meaning of every Word is clearly explained, and the Sound of every Syllable distinctly shown, but where Words are subject to different Pronunciations, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preferable Pronunciation is pointed out. To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation; in which The Sounds of Letters, Syllables, and Words, are critically investigated, and systematically arranged; the Rules for Pronouncing are so regulated and disposed as to be applicable, on Inspection, to the Words; and the Analogies of the Language are so fully shown as to lay the Foundation of a consistent and rational Pronunciation. Likewise rules to be observed by the natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for avoiding their respective Peculiarities; and directions to foreigners for acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary. the whole interspersed with observations, philological, critical, and grammatical. By John Walker, Author of elements of elocution, rhyming dictionary, melody of speaking delineated, &c. &c, (electronic resource)

A critical pronouncing dictionary and expositor of the English language. : In which Not only the Meaning of every Word is clearly explained, and the Sound of every Syllable distinctly shown, but where Words are subject to different Pronunciations, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preferable Pronunciation is pointed out. To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation; in which The Sounds of Letters, Syllables, and Words, are critically investigated, and systematically arranged; the Rules for Pronouncing are so regulated and disposed as to be applicable, on Inspection, to the Words; and the Analogies of the Language are so fully shown as to lay the Foundation of a consistent and rational Pronunciation. Likewise rules to be observed by the natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for avoiding their respective Peculiarities; and directions to foreigners for acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary. the whole interspersed with observations, philological, critical, and grammatical. By John Walker, Author of elements of elocution, rhyming dictionary, melody of speaking delineated, &c. &c, (electronic resource)

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A critical pronouncing dictionary and expositor of the English language. : In which Not only the Meaning of every Word is clearly explained, and the Sound of every Syllable distinctly shown, but where Words are subject to different Pronunciations, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preferable Pronunciation is pointed out. To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation; in which The Sounds of Letters, Syllables, and Words, are critically investigated, and systematically arranged; the Rules for Pronouncing are so regulated and disposed as to be applicable, on Inspection, to the Words; and the Analogies of the Language are so fully shown as to lay the Foundation of a consistent and rational Pronunciation. Likewise rules to be observed by the natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for avoiding their respective Peculiarities; and directions to foreigners for acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary. the whole interspersed with observations, philological, critical, and grammatical. By John Walker, Author of elements of elocution, rhyming dictionary, melody of speaking delineated, &c. &c
Title
A critical pronouncing dictionary and expositor of the English language.
Title remainder
In which Not only the Meaning of every Word is clearly explained, and the Sound of every Syllable distinctly shown, but where Words are subject to different Pronunciations, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preferable Pronunciation is pointed out. To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation; in which The Sounds of Letters, Syllables, and Words, are critically investigated, and systematically arranged; the Rules for Pronouncing are so regulated and disposed as to be applicable, on Inspection, to the Words; and the Analogies of the Language are so fully shown as to lay the Foundation of a consistent and rational Pronunciation. Likewise rules to be observed by the natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for avoiding their respective Peculiarities; and directions to foreigners for acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary. the whole interspersed with observations, philological, critical, and grammatical. By John Walker, Author of elements of elocution, rhyming dictionary, melody of speaking delineated, &c. &c
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Subject
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
Uk-ES
Citation location within source
  • v, 336
  • T146377
Citation source
  • Alston
  • English Short Title Catalog
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1732-1807
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Walker, John
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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English language
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A critical pronouncing dictionary and expositor of the English language. : In which Not only the Meaning of every Word is clearly explained, and the Sound of every Syllable distinctly shown, but where Words are subject to different Pronunciations, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preferable Pronunciation is pointed out. To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation; in which The Sounds of Letters, Syllables, and Words, are critically investigated, and systematically arranged; the Rules for Pronouncing are so regulated and disposed as to be applicable, on Inspection, to the Words; and the Analogies of the Language are so fully shown as to lay the Foundation of a consistent and rational Pronunciation. Likewise rules to be observed by the natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for avoiding their respective Peculiarities; and directions to foreigners for acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary. the whole interspersed with observations, philological, critical, and grammatical. By John Walker, Author of elements of elocution, rhyming dictionary, melody of speaking delineated, &c. &c, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • In ECCO, Eighteenth Century Collections Online
  • Last line of text on A2 recto ends: 'pronunciation'
  • A variant, with leaves A2-3 in a different setting, has last line of text on A2 recto ending: 'alone'
  • Reproduction of original from British Library
  • A-B4 B-4B4
Control code
ESTCT146377
Dimensions
40
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi,71,[489]p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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A critical pronouncing dictionary and expositor of the English language. : In which Not only the Meaning of every Word is clearly explained, and the Sound of every Syllable distinctly shown, but where Words are subject to different Pronunciations, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preferable Pronunciation is pointed out. To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation; in which The Sounds of Letters, Syllables, and Words, are critically investigated, and systematically arranged; the Rules for Pronouncing are so regulated and disposed as to be applicable, on Inspection, to the Words; and the Analogies of the Language are so fully shown as to lay the Foundation of a consistent and rational Pronunciation. Likewise rules to be observed by the natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for avoiding their respective Peculiarities; and directions to foreigners for acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary. the whole interspersed with observations, philological, critical, and grammatical. By John Walker, Author of elements of elocution, rhyming dictionary, melody of speaking delineated, &c. &c, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • In ECCO, Eighteenth Century Collections Online
  • Last line of text on A2 recto ends: 'pronunciation'
  • A variant, with leaves A2-3 in a different setting, has last line of text on A2 recto ending: 'alone'
  • Reproduction of original from British Library
  • A-B4 B-4B4
Control code
ESTCT146377
Dimensions
40
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi,71,[489]p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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