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Page 6 - A vowel is a simple sound, formed by a continued effusion of the breath, and a certain conformation of the mouth, without any alteration in the position, or any motion of the organs of speech, from the moment the vocal sound commences till it ends.
Page 2 - An act, supplementary to an act, entitled, An act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned ; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.
Page 140 - A book made by order of William the Conqueror, in which the estates of the kingdom were registered. DOOR, d6re.
Page 55 - Something raised on an eminence to be fired on the approach of an enemy ; marks erected to direct navigators. BEAD, bide, s. 227. Small globes or balls strung upon a thread, and used by the Roman Catholicks to count their prayer« ¡ little balls worn about the neck for ornament ; any globular bodies.
Page 10 - A vowel is a letter, that can be sounded alone, as a, e, o ; which are pure vowels, i and u are vowels, or have the power of diphthongs, w and y are vowels, or consonants. A diphthong is the union of two vowels in the same syllable, both of which are sounded, as oil. (See page 16th.) A digraph is the union of two vowels in the same syllable, only one of which is sounded, as bread. (See page 16th.) A.
Page 188 - Gantlet, gant'lct. s. a military punishment in which the criminal running between the ranks receives a lash from each man Gaol, jile.
Page 333 - refrangibility of the rays of light is their disposition to be refracted or turned out of their way, in passing out of one transparent body or medium into another.
Page 289 - Born for your use, I live but to obey you, Know then 'twas I ! !" TRAGEDY OF THE REVENGE, Act 5. VIII. PAEENTHESIS. Parenthesis, says Dr. Johnson, is a sentence so included in another sentence, as that it may be taken out without injuring the sense of that which encloses it.