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per na tu rally, ad. above na- Un de libe rat ed, part not considture
[searched out Su per nú me ra xy, a. above a sta Un in vés ti gat ed, part. not to be ted number
Un pre médi ta ted, part: not studiThe o rét ically, ad. speculatively ed before hand
Words of seven syllables, accented variously.
Com men su ra bil i ty, s. capacity In di vis i bil i ty, s. the incapacity
of being compared with ano- of being divided
In sep ar a bil i ty, s. the quality of }m penetra bil i ty, S. quality of indivisibility not being pierceable
In dis-so lu bil i ty, s. the quality of -In com pat ibility, s. inconsistency not being divisible
of one thing with another La ti tu di ná ri an, s. one who deIn cor rupti bil i ty, s. insuscepti- parts from rigid orthodoxy bility of corruption
Per pen dic u lár i ty, s. the state Im ma te ri ál i ty, s. the quality of of being perpendicular
existiog without matter [ence Va li tu di ná ri an,.s. a sickly perIn di vid u ál i ty, s. distinct exist
A list of words of two syllables, which change the accent with
Nouns. ábject absent abstract accent áffix assign augment bombard cément colleague cóllect compact compound cómpress cáncert concrete conduct cónfine conflict
Substantives. August cómpact
Adjectives, augúst compact..
Adjectiga minúte supine
The same part of speech is pronounced differently.
to deal in magick merit wilderness
Though these words have been couched in their proper place, yet they are here repeated for the scholars more minute peru
sal of them.
THE young reader will be convinced, by experience, that the analogy and strength of our language require the accent to be placed as far back as possible; this is the true reason why we find all our English writers placing it upon the first syllables of our words; while we see the writers of other languages, particularly the French, placing it upon the last syllables.
Our language, though the finest in the world, could not escape the rude sarcasm of the Batavian, throwing aside his pipe and red herring, becomes an envious and clumsy critick.
Who still remembering well his disgraced navy ;
"Two neighbours do my unsocial bounds surround,
thuş sung Mævites
AND CONCISE EXPOSITOR.
Proper names of Men. (The Ita!ic letter shers the accent.)
Ben ja min
E noch Is rol Luke Reu ben
James Mar tin Rui fus
Mi chæl Seth
Nathaniel The o dore
Nor man Ti mo thy
Jo na than Peter U ri ah
Va len tine
Jes se Philip Vin cent
Lu cius Ralph Za doc
Gre go ry
Names of Woment.
I sa bei
Lu cin da Pris cil la
Ma bel Pru dence
Mar ga ret Rachel An na
Jen net Mar tha Rebecca
Ma ri à Rose
nah Es ther Hes ter
In order that the young learner should be able to tell what chapter he Iteads in, or what verse he is at; I have here inserted a very useful table, which Masters or Mistresses may teach their scholars with ease.
Of contractions by which whole words and sentences are known by cera
tain letters only.
A. B. or B. A. Bachelor of arts Gent. Gentleman
J. H. S. Jesus the saviour of men.
Isa. Isaiah Abp. Archbishop
J. D. Doctor Juris or doctor of laws Bart. Baronet
Joh. or Jno. John Cwt. or 112 pounds, an hundred Jon. Jonathan weight
Josh. Joshua Col. Colonel
K King C. S. Keeper of the seal
Km. Kingdom C.P. S. Keeper of the privy seal Knt. Knight. D. D. Doctor of divinity
L. Lord or Lady Dec. December
Ldp. Lordship Deut. Duteronomy
Laup. Ladyship Ditto or do. The same
Lev, Leviticus Du. Duke
LL. D. Doctor of the Canon anda Dukm. Dukedom
Civil law E. Earl
Lieut, Lieutenant Earlm. Earldom
Lt. Letter Eccl. Ecclesiastes
Luk. Luke Eccles. Ecclesiasticas
M. Marquis Ep. Epistle
Madm. Madam Eph. Ephesians
M. D. Doctor of physick Esai. Esaias
Md. Medicine Esq. Esquire
Mdm. Memorandum Ev. Evangelist
Mr. Master Exon. Exeter
Mrs. Mistress Ex. Exodus or example
M. S. Manuscript Feb. February
MS. S. Manuscripts F. R. S. Fellow of the Royal society N. B. Take notice Gal. Galatians
Noy, Noyembery Gen. Genesis
No. Number Gern, Generalissimo
Select sentencesg, paragraphs and pieces for the use of the younger
Diligence, industry, and proper improvements of time, are the chief duties of youth.
Virtuous youth gradually brings forward accomplished and flourishing manhood.
Whatever useful or engaging endowments we possess, virtue is requisite, in order to their shining with proper lustre.
There is nothing, except simplicity of intention, and purity of principle, that can stand the test of near approach and strict exa: amination.
No person who has once yielded up the government of his mind, and given loose rein to his desires and passions, can telt how far they may carry.
him. Tranquility of mind is always most likely to be attained, when the business of the world is tempered with thoughtful and serious retreat.
He who would act like a wiseman, and build his house on the rock, and not on the sand, should contemplate human life, not only in the sun shine but also in the shade.
To maintain a steady and unbroken mind, amidst all the shocks of the world, marks a great and noble spirit.
They, who have nothing to give, can often afford relief to others, by imparting what they feels