The royal standard English dictionary

Publication Date1798
RemainderIn which the words are not only rationally divided into syllables, accurately accented, and their part of speech properly distinguished; but likewise, by a key to this work, comprising the various sounds of the vowels sounds of the vowels and consonants, denoted by typographical characters, and illustrated by examples, which render it intelligible to the weakest capacity; it exhibits their true pronunciation, according to the present practice of men of letters, eminent orators, and polite speakers in London; upon a plan perfectly plain, & entirely new. To which is prefixed a comprehensive grammar of the English language. The ninth edition. To which is added the scripture proper names, together with the names of the principal cities, rivers, mountains, &c. in the known world, the ancient and modern poets philosophers, statesman, &c. all accurately accented, with their proper pronunciation pointed out, and enriched with the addition of more than one thousand words not inserted in any former edition. By William Perry, author of the standard French and English pronouncing dictionary, the man of business and gentleman's assistant, the only sure guide to the English tongue, &c. &c
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