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Context of A new guide to the English tongue. In five parts. : Containing I. Words both common and proper, from one to six syllables: the several sorts of monosyllables in the common words being distinguished by tables, into words of ... three, and ..., letters, &c. With six ... at the end of each table not exceeding the order of syllables in the foregoing tables. The several sorts of pollysyllables also, being ranged in proper tables, have their syllables divided, and directions placed at the head of each table for the accent, to prevent ... pronounciation; together, with the like number of lessons on the foregoing tables placed at the end of each table, as far as to words of four syllables, for the easier and ... speedy way of teaching children to read. II. A large and useful table of word, that are the same in sound but different in signification; very ... to prevent the writing are word for another of the same sound III. A short but comprehensive grammar of the English tongue, ... in the ... and instructive method of question and answer; necessary for all such person, who have the advantage only of an English education. IV. A useful collection of sentence in prose and verse, divine, moral, and historical; together with a select number of tables, ... with proper sculptures, for the better improvement of young beginners. V. Forms of prayer for children, on several occasions. The whole, being recommended by several clergymen and eminent schoolmasters, as the most useful performance for the instruction of youth, is designed for the use of schools in Great-Britain, Ireland, and in the several English colonies and plantations abroad. The ninety seventh edition. By Thomas Dilworth

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