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The only sure guide to the English tongue: or, New pronouncing spelling book.

The only sure guide to the English tongue: or, New pronouncing spelling book.

Upon the same plan as Perry"s Royal standard English dictionary, now made use of in all the celebrated schools in Greatbritain [sic], Ireland and America. : To which is added, a comprehensive grammar of the English language; and, a select number of moral tales and fables, for the instruction of youth. : With an appendix. ...

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Published by by Isaiah Thomas, Jun. Sold wholsesale and retail, at his bookstore in Worcester. Sold also by Thomas and Andrews, and other booksellers in Boston. in Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Pronunciation,
  • English language -- Orthography and spelling,
  • English language -- Grammar

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy W. Perry, lecturer on the English language, in the Academy, Edinburgh
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 32672
    ContributionsThomas, Isaiah, 1749-1831, ed
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationix, [1], 11-180 p.
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17168508M


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The Only Sure Guide to the English Tongue, or Perry's New Pronouncing Spelling Book | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.

The only sure guide to the English tongue, or, New pronouncing spelling book: containing a selection of words in common use, properly arranged and divided in such a manner as to lead the learner to a right pronunciation: interspersed with a variety of easy lessons: to which is added, a number of pieces of prose and poetry, both useful and instructive.

The only sure guide to the English tongue: or, New pronouncing spellin. Alexander, Georgia. A Spelling Book. NY: Longmans, Green & Co., p. Barnum, H.L. The Child's Second Book of Spelling and Reading. Boston, MA: Carter, Hendee. Books by William Perry. The Synonymous, Etymological, and Pronouncing English Dictionary: In Which the Words Are Deduced from Their Originals, Their Part of Speech Distinguished, The Only Sure Guide to the English Tongue, or Perry's New Pronouncing Spelling Book by.

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A spelling, pronouncing and parsing dictionary: containing all the most common and useful words in the English language, divided into syllables, and accented so as to lead to their true pronunciation; with the part of speech pointed out at the end of each word.:.

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