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A new English accidence, by way of short question and answer, built upon the plan of the Latin grammar, so far as it agrees with, and is consistent with the Nature and Genius of the English Tongue. Designed for the use and benefit, and Adapted to the Capacity of young lads at the English school. In Order to teach them the Grounds of their Mother Tongue, and fit them for the more easy and expeditious attaining the Grammar of the Latin, or any other Language. By a school-master in the Country. Humbly Address'd to the Teachers of English Schools in Great-Britain, and submitted to their Candour and Judgment. If no Children were to learn Latin, or any other Foreign Language, 'till they had first learned the Art of Grammar in their Mother Tongue. I doubt not but our Latin Schools, would soon become much more successful and useful to the Nation, than ever yet they have been Mr. A. Lane's Preface to his Art of Letters.

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London : printed for James Hodges at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, and sold by H. Boad and J. Kendall, Booksellers at Colchester, and W. Creighton, Bookseller in Ipswich, 1736.

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10,[12],98p. ; 12⁰.


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ESTC T138098
Alston, I.75

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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