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" The cursory pronunciation is always vague and uncertain, being made different in different mouths by negligence, unskilfulness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by no means immutable and permanent, is yet always less remote from the orthography,... "
A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ... - Page 4
by John Walker - 1825 - 103 pages
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The Treasury of Knowledge and Library Reference

Samuel Maunder - English language - 1840
...always vague and uncertain, being made different, in different mouths, by negligence, unskilful ness, 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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The Etymological Compendium: Or, Portfolio of Origins and Inventions

William Pulleyn - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1840 - 443 pages
...lough by no means immutable and permanent, is yet always leu remote from the orthography, and lese liable to capricious innovation. They 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 dictionary of the English language

Robert Sullivan - English language - 1847 - 384 pages
...always vague" and uncertain, being made different in different mouths by negligence, unskilful ness, and affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by no means immutable and permanent, is always less remote from the orthography, and less liable to capricious innovation. They [lexicographers]...
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The spelling-book supersede, or A new and easy method of teaching the ...

Robert Sullivan - 1860
...always vague and uncertain, being made different in different mouths by negligence, unskilfulness, and affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by no means immutable and permanent, is always less remote from the orthography, and less liable to capricious innovation. Thay [lexicographers]...
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The new speaker, with an essay on elocution

John Connery - 1861
...always vague and uncertain, being made different in different mouths by negligence, unskilfulness, and affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by no means immutable and permanent, is always less remote from the orthography, and less liable to capricious innovation." The words of disputed...
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The spelling book superseded, or Exercises on orthography, etymology, and ...

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1869
...always vague and uncertain, being made different in different mouths by negligence, unsMlfulness, and affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by no means immutable and permanent, is always less remote from the orthography, and less liable to capricious innovation. They [lexicographers]...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary. With a suppl., by E. Smith

John Walker - 1881
...always vague and uncertain, being made different, in difieren! mouths, by negligence, unskilfulness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by...permanent, is yet always less remote from the orthography, auti leas liable to capricious innovation. They have, however, generally formed their tables ac* cording...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1809 - 691 pages
...always vague and uncertain, being made different, in different mouths, by negligence, unskilfulness, or affectation. The solemn pronunciation, though by no means immutable and permanent, is yet always lese remote from the orthography, and less liable to capri• See Principles, No. 124, 196, 129, 386,...
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