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Context of A new spelling, pronouncing, and explanatory dictionary of the English language : Containing, I. The words printed according to their true orthography, with the accented vowel or consonant marked in each, and the part of speech added to which each word belongs. II. The words reprinted, divided accurately as they are pronounced; and showing, in the most simple and easy manner, the proper sound of every letter, without disfiguring the words or altering their orthography. III. The various significations of each word. To which is prefixed, an introductory essay in three parts. 1. Elements of English pronounciation. 2. Elements of elocution, or the degree of language. 3. Elements of English grammar. With an appendix, containing an account of the heathen gods and goddesses, ancient heroes, &c. a table of remarkable occurences from the creation; and a lift of celebrated writers. The whole forming an agreeable and valuable companion for the youth of both sexes, and particularly for the improvement of Natives and foreigners in the proper speaking and writing of the English ... By William Scott, teacher of English Reading, and compiler of Lessons of Elocution, &c
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