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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ... - Page 2
by John Walker - 1828 - 783 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 Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volumes 1-2

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1783
...there is a double pronunciation, one curfory and colloquial, the other regular and fulcmn. 1 he curfory pronunciation is always vague and uncertain, being made different in different mouths by negligence, unfldlfulncfs, or af- . fedation. The folcmn pronunciation, though by no means immutable and permanent,...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1806 - 87 pages
...Dis. " tongues, there is a double pronunciation ; one, cursory and colloquial ; the other, regular and •' solemn. The cursory pronunciation is always vague and uncertain, being made difieren t, in " different mouths, by negligence, unskilful ness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation,...
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The Savage

Piomingo - National characteristics, American - 1810 - 312 pages
...all living tongues, there is a double pronunciation: one cursory and colloquial; the other regular and solemn. The cursory pronunciation is always vague...have, however, generally formed their tables according to the cursory speech of those with whom they happen to 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
...li ving tongues, there is a double pronunciation j one, cursory and colloquial j the other, regular and solemn. The cursory pronunciation is always vague...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
...living tongues, ' there is a double pronunciation • one, cursory and colloquial ; the other, regular and solemn " The cursory pronunciation is always vague...made different in different " mouths, by negligence, unskilfuluess, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though bj no " means immutable and permanent,...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary

John Walker - 1824
...all living tongues, there is a double pronunciation; one cursory and colloquial, the other regular and solemn. The cursory pronunciation is always vague...made different, in different mouths, by negligence, nnskilfulness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by no means immutable and permanent,...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary [ed. by J. Murdoch].

John Walker - 1827
...living tongues, there is a double pronunciation ; one, cursory and colloquial ; the other, regular and solemn. The cursory pronunciation is always vague...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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The savage

Piomingo - Indians of North America - 1833 - 324 pages
...all living tongues, there is a double pronunciation: one cursory and colloquial; the other regular and solemn. The cursory pronunciation is always vague...and uncertain, being made different, in different months, by negligence, unskill'ulncss, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by no means...
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