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Su per ná tu rally, ad. above na- Un de lsb e rat ed, part not conside
[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 mé di ta ted, part. not studiThe o rét ically, ad. speculatively ed before hand
Words of seven syllables, accented variously.
Com men su ra btl'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 bél i ty, s. the quality of 3m penetra bil i ty, S. quality of indivisibility not being pierceable
In dis so lu bil i ty, s. the quality of -Ins com pat i bil i ty, s, inconsistency not being divisible
of one thing with another La ti tu di ná ri an, s. one who deIn cor rupti bíl i ty, 3. 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 ábstract accent affix assign augment bóinbard cément colleague Collect compact compound cómpress cáncert concrete conduct cónfine conflict
Substantives. sugust compact
Adjectives, augúst compact
Adjection minúte supine
The same part of speech is pronounced differently.
to deal in magick
Though these words have been couched in their proper place, yet they are here repeated for the scholars more minuté 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 syllähles 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,
thus sung Mævites
Proper names of Men. (The Italic letter shews the accents:
Phine as Wal ter
E noch Is räel Luke Reu ben
James Mar tin Rufus
Fran cis Job Mi chæl Seth
Me dad So lo mon Andrew Edmund Gilbert Jo si ah Na than Ste phen An tho ny Ed ward Giles
Jo shu a
Nathaniel The o doro A chi bald Ed win.
Jude Nicho las Thomas Arthur
Gre go ry Jus tus Nor man Ti mo thy Aus tin Eg bert
Je re miah 01-i ver Ti tus
Ho va tao Ja red Paul Va len tine
He ze ki ali Lewis . Bar na bas E li sha
Lu cius Ralph Za doc
Names of Woment.
- A my
-Abigail De bo rah Emilia I sa bel Lu cin da Pris cil la
Di nagh Faith Jane Ma bel Pru dence
Mar ga ret Rachel
Mar tha Re bec ca An nis Delia Grace Ju lia
Ruth A me lia E li za Hannah Ju li a na
Helen Loye Pa tience So phi a
Phe be Su san nah Ce lia Eu nice Huldah Lu cre tia Phillis
In order that the young learner should be able to tell what chapter he teads 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 cer
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
Lađp. Ladyship Ditto or do. The same
Lev. Leviticus Du. Duke
LL. D. Doctor of the Canon and 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 Feh. February
M S. $. Manuscripts F. R. S. Fellow of the Royal society N B. Take notice Gal, Galatians
Nov. Noyembery Gen. Genesis
No. Number Geam, Generalissimo
Select sentences, 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 exe; 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 feeli