Context of (Stewart's improved edition.) The universal spelling-book: or, A new and easy guide to the English language. : I. Tables of words, of one, two, three, four, five, six, and seven syllables; with natural and easy lessons in each, adapted to the capacity of children from three years old and upwards, and yet so, that such as can already read, may receive sensible instruction thereby: being diversified with a variety of lessons both moral and divine, as also fables and pleasant stories, in order to improve the mind and the understanding. II. A very easy and approved guide to English grammar, by way of question and answer, for the use of schools as well as private persons, and by which they may very soon become acquainted with the knowledge of the English tongue, with very little trouble and application. III. A collection of near 5000 of the most useful words of two, three, and four syllables, viz. Noun substantives, adjectives and verbs (placed alphabetically under their respective heads) which are accented and explained for the better instruction of youth, and information of such persons as would know the meaning of what they read and write; being a useful instructor for the school, shop, or compting-house. IV. Many useful things necessary to help the young beginner, and inform the more grown up youth. With a variety of alphabetical copies, and writing-pieces, both in prose and verse. V. Observations on reading, wherein a graceful manner is particularly displayed in voice and gesture, containing twelve rules and instructions. Such as has not appeared in any former edition of this book. The twenty-second edition, with improvements and additions. By Daniel Fenning, late school-master of Bures, in Suffolk, and author of the Use of the globes, Practical arithmetic, Guide to algebra, Royal English dictionary, &c

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