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Context of "A selected, pronouncing and accented dictionary. : Comprising a selection of the choicest words found in the best English authors. : Being an abridgement of the most useful dictionaries now extant; together with the addition, of a number of words now in vogue not found in any dictionary. : In which the definitions are concisely given, the words so divided as to lead to the preseut [i.e., present] mode of pronunciation, and by a typographical character, the sound of the vowels and accented syllables are distinctly pointed out; and the parts of speech noted & explained. : The whole made easy and familiar to children or youth, and designed for the use of schools in America., By John Elliott, Pastor of the Church in East-Guilford, and Samuel Johnson, Junr. Author of the School Dictionary." ; In addition to the above, the work contains some general observations on the derivation of words, and an explanation of the inseparable prepositions, together with a table correcting common errors in spelling and pronunciation. ; Published according to act of Congress
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