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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ... - Page 4
by John Walker - 1825 - 103 pages
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A dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the ...

Samuel Johnson - 1768
...though by no me^as immutable and permanent, is yet always lefs remote from the orthography, and lefs liable to capricious innovation. They have however generally formed their tables according to the curfory. fpccch ot thofe with whom they happened to converfe; and concluding that the whole...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1806 - 87 pages
...always vague and uncertain, being made difieren t, in " different mouths, by negligence, unskilful ness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though "...have, however, generally formed their tables according to " the cursory speech of those with whom they happened to converse, and, concluding that the " whole...
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The Savage

Piomingo - National characteristics, American - 1810 - 312 pages
...always vague and uncertain, being made different, in different mouths, by negligence, unskilfulness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by...have, however, generally formed their tables according to the cursory speech of those with whom they happen_lo converse, and, concluding that the whole nation...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1819 - 712 pages
...always vague and unrertain, being wade different in different *( mouths, by negligence, iinskilfnlncss, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by...less remote from the orthography, and less liable <c to capricious innovation. They have,* however, generally formed their tables according to the *...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language...

John Walker - 1822 - 775 pages
...always vague and uncertain, being made different, in different mouths, by negligence, unskilfulness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by...less remote from the orthography, and less liable to capri• 6c tMncljfles, No. 124, 1SG, 129> 386, 454, 469, 479, 480, 530 ; and the urn <!• ASSUMJ,...
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A Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper ...

John Walker - Bible - 1823 - 103 pages
...different " mouths, by negligence, unskilfuluess, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though bj no " means immutable and permanent, is yet always...have, however, generally formed their tables according to the . *" cnrsory speech of tlio^e with whom they happened to converse, and, concluding that the...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary

John Walker - 1824
...always vague and uncertain, being made different, in different mouths, by negligence, nnskilfulness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by...have, however, generally formed their tables according to the cursory speech of those with whom they happened to converse ; and, concluding that the whole...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary [ed. by J. Murdoch].

John Walker - 1827
...always vague and uncertain, being made different, in different mouths, by negligence, unskilfulness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by...less remote from the orthography, and less liable to capri* See Principles, No. 124, 126, 129, 386, 454, 462, 479, 480, 530 ; and tlie words ASSUME, COLLECT,...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language...

John Walker - 1834
...always vague and uncertain, being made different, in different mouths, by negligence, unskilfulness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by...is yet always less remote from the orthography, and leas liable to capricious innovation. They have, however, generally formed their tables according to...
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Speech of Ephraim Banks, Esq., of Mifflin: Delivered in the Convention, to ...

Ephraim Banks - Bank notes - 1838 - 15 pages
...always Tague and uncertain, being made different, in different mouths, by negligence, unskilfulness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by no means immutable and permanent, is yel always less remote from the orthography, and less liable to capricious innovation. They have, however,...
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