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The Etymologic Interpreter; Or, an Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of ...
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absurd adjective admit adopted affix appear applied become beginning called cause changed character concerning connected connexion considered contr contraction corrupted definition derived designation difficult distinctions diversity effect employed English English language entities established etymologic evidently examples exist expression fact false French frequently give Gothic grammatic Greek guage hence Horne Tooke idea import indicate instances intended Italian Italy kind language Latin learned least less letters manner meaning merely mind modes mouth names nature necessary never notice nouns object obvious opinion originally perhaps persons plural political possession possible preceding present produce pronounced pronunciation proper question reason reference remarks render respect rule Saxon seems sentence single singular sound speak speech spelling substantive sufficient suppose tense termination thing thou tion train true understanding usage usually verbal verbs vowel vulgar wholly words write
Page 220 - I am. Thou art. He is. We are. You are. They are. I was. Thou wast He was. We were. You were. They were.
Page 106 - An Adjective is a word added to a substantive, to express its quality : as, " An industrious man ; a virtuous woman.
Page 240 - Their march,' says the author, speaking of the Greeks under Alexander, ' their march was through an uncultivated country, whose savage inhabitants fared hardly, having no other riches than a breed of lean sheep, whose flesh was rank and unsavoury, by reason of their continual feeding upon sea-fish.
Page 243 - It is folly to pretend to arm ourselves against the accidents of life, by heaping up treasures, which nothing can protect us against, but the good providence of our Creator.
Page 243 - By greatness, I do not only mean the bulk of any single object, but the largeness of a whole view, considered as one entire piece.
Page 248 - The only exceptions are, of, if, as, is, has, was, yes, his, this, us, and thus.
Page 243 - are these designs which any man who is born a Briton, in any circumstances, in any situation...
Page 240 - The march of the Greeks, the description of the inhabitants through whose country they passed, the account of their sheep and the reason of their sheep being disagreeable food, make a jumble of objects, slightly related to each other, which the reader cannot, without considerable difficulty, comprehend under one view.