American Spelling Book: Containing the Rudiments of the English Language, for the Use of Schools in the United States (Classic Reprint) (Paperback)

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Gratitude to the public, as well as a desire to furnish schools with a more complete and well d1gested system oi elements, has 111duced me to embrace the opportunity when the first patent expires, to revise the work, and give it all the improvement which the experience 0 Many teachers, and my own observations and reflections have suggested. In the execution of this design, care has been taken to preserve the scheme of pronunciation and the substance of the former work. Most of the tables, hating stood the test of experience, are considered as sus ceptible of little improvement or amendment - A few alterations me made, with a View to accommodate the wo1k to the most accurate rules of pronunciation, and most general usage of speaking as also to correct some errors which had crept into the w.ork A perfect stand a1 d of pronunciation, in a living language, te not to be ex pected and when the best English Dictionaries differ from each other, in several hundred, probably a thousand words, where are we to seek for undisputed rules and how can we arrive at perfect uniformity.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781332765959
ISBN-10: 1332765955
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Publication Date: April 22nd, 2018
Pages: 174
Language: English