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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Excerpt from The American Spelling Book: Containing the Rudiments of the English Language, for the Use of Schools in the United States 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. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.