A critical pronouncing dictionary [ed. by J. Murdoch].

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Page 123 - The Ember days at the four Seasons, being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, the Feast of Pentecost, September 14, and December 13.
Page 171 - Hand is much used in composition for that which is manageable by the hand, as, a hand-saw ; or borne in the hand, a,-;, a hand-barrow.
Page 9 - The rough r is formed by jarring the tip of the tongue against the roof of the mouth near the fore teeth : the smooth r is a vibration of the lower part of the tongue, near the root, against the inward region of the palate, near the entrance of the throat. This letter r is that which marks the pronunciation of England, and the former that of Ireland.
Page 167 - London, much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems ; whence any mean production is called Grub-street.

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