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The compleat English scholar, in spelling, reading, and writing: containing plain and easie directions for spelling, and reading English, according to the present pronunciation. With several Tables of Common Words, and Proper Names in the Bible and elsewhere, from One to Six and Seven Syllables, both in whole Words, and Divided into Syllables. And Directions for true Writing of English, with several Copies of the most usual Hands Engraven in Copper. Also Examples of the different Writing and Pronouncing the same Words in the English Tongue. Lastly, How to Spell Words that are alike in Sound, but differ in their Sense and Spelling; with the Use of all Stops and Points in Spelling and Writing, and the Interpretation of English Christian Names; and many other things of Use to Learners. By E. Young, Schoolmaster in London.

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London : printed for Thomas Guy, at the Oxford Arms in Lombard-Street, [1710]

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[2],110p.,plates ; 8⁰.


The eighteenth edition.

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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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ESTC T78090



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