Cobb's Abridgment of J. Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language, Carefully Compiled from the London Quarto Editions, Published Under the Inspection of the Author; in which Mr. Walker's Principles of Orthography and Pronunciation are Strictly Followed ... to which are Prefixed Concise Principles of Pronunciation, and Rules for Accentuation and the Division of Words: with an Appendix, Containing a Class of Words which are in Common Use in this Country, and Not Found in Walker's Dictionary: Particularly Designed for the Use of Schools
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Page 11 - The best and easiest rule," says the learned bishop, " for dividing the syllables in spelling, is, to divide them as they are naturally divided in a right pronunciation, without regard to the derivation of words, or the possible combination of consonants, at the beginning of a syllable.
Page 187 - In architecture, an ornament of carved work in the form of a wreath or garland of flowers, or leaves twisted together.
Page 5 - The definition of a vowel, as little liable to exception as any, seems to be the following : A vowel is a simple sound formed by a continued effusion of the breath, and a certain conformation of the mouth, without any alteration...
Page 169 - En voy, èn' vôé, s. a publick minister, sent ftom one power to another, in dignity below an amEn voys, èn' vôlz, s. plu. [hassador. En vy, èn' vé, va to hate another for excellence or success ; to grieve at any qualities of excellence in another ; to grudge : vn to feel envy : s. pain felt and malignity conceived at the sight of excellence or happiness ; rivalry.
Page 5 - A vowel is a simple sound formed by a continued effusion of the breath, and a certain conformation of the mouth, without any alteration in the position, or any motion of 'the organs of speech, from the moment the vocal sound commences till it ends.
Page 6 - The letters are divided into Vowels and Consonants. The Vowels are a, e, i, o, u, y. The remaining letters are Consonants.
Page 313 - sis, s. a sentence so included in another sentence, as that it may be taken out, without injuring the sense of that which encloses it ; commonly marked thus ( ). [plu.
Page 313 - A kind of writing, in which the words of an author or his thoughts are taken, and by a slight change adapted to some new purpose.