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Context of A copious dictionary : in three parts, I. The English before the Latin, enriched with about ten thousand words more then [sic] any former dictionary contains. II. The Latin before the English, with correct and plentiful observations, and phraseological explications. III. The proper names of persons, places and other things necessary to the understanding of historians and poets : to which are adjoined a table of authors names at large, which in this book are made use of, or mentioned, and also some lesser tractates : the whole being a comprisal of Thomasius and Rider's foundations, Holland's and Holyaok's superstructure and improvements : together with amendments and enlargements very considerable for number and nature, promoted and carried on by a diligent search into, and perusal of several other dictionaries, and many authors ancient and modern : rendering this work the most complete and useful of any in this kind yet extant, as the preface doth particularly declare, and the book itself will more fully evidence
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