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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 Authorities of our best Pronouncing Dictionaries are fully exhibited, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preserable 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 Influence of the Greek and Latin Accent and Quantity on the Account and Quantity of the English, is thoroughly examined and clearly defined; 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 interspersfd with observations, etymological, 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 Authorities of our best Pronouncing Dictionaries are fully exhibited, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preserable 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 Influence of the Greek and Latin Accent and Quantity on the Account and Quantity of the English, is thoroughly examined and clearly defined; 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 interspersfd with observations, etymological, 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 Authorities of our best Pronouncing Dictionaries are fully exhibited, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preserable 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 Influence of the Greek and Latin Accent and Quantity on the Account and Quantity of the English, is thoroughly examined and clearly defined; 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 interspersfd with observations, etymological, 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 Authorities of our best Pronouncing Dictionaries are fully exhibited, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preserable 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 Influence of the Greek and Latin Accent and Quantity on the Account and Quantity of the English, is thoroughly examined and clearly defined; 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 interspersfd with observations, etymological, critical, and grammatical. By John Walker, Author of elements of elocution, rhyming dictionary, melody of speaking delineated, &c. &c
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
Uk-ES
Citation location within source
  • v, 338
  • T146378
Citation source
  • Alston
  • English Short Title Catalog
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1732-1807
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, John
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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English language
Label
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 Authorities of our best Pronouncing Dictionaries are fully exhibited, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preserable 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 Influence of the Greek and Latin Accent and Quantity on the Account and Quantity of the English, is thoroughly examined and clearly defined; 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 interspersfd with observations, etymological, 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
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  • In ECCO, Eighteenth Century Collections Online
  • With a final leaf of supplementary corrections
  • Reproduction of original from British Library
  • A-B4,b-i4,k2,B-3T4,3U2
Control code
ESTCT146378
Dimensions
40
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
The second edition; with considerable improvements and large additions
Extent
xv,[1],67,[517]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
Label
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 Authorities of our best Pronouncing Dictionaries are fully exhibited, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preserable 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 Influence of the Greek and Latin Accent and Quantity on the Account and Quantity of the English, is thoroughly examined and clearly defined; 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 interspersfd with observations, etymological, 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
  • With a final leaf of supplementary corrections
  • Reproduction of original from British Library
  • A-B4,b-i4,k2,B-3T4,3U2
Control code
ESTCT146378
Dimensions
40
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
The second edition; with considerable improvements and large additions
Extent
xv,[1],67,[517]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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