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The Abecedarian, or, Philosophic Comment Upon the English Alphabet [electronic resource]: Setting Forth the Absurdities in the Present Custom of Spelling, the Superfluity of Letters in Words, and the Great Confusion That Their Ill Names and Double Meanings Are of to All Learners. With Modest Proposals for a Reformation of the Alphabet, Adapting Special Characters for That Purpose, as Being the Only Means Practicable Whereby to Render the Same Distinct, Uniform, and Universal. Also, a Word to the Reader, Shewing the Indignity of Ill Habits in Lecturers, Pointing Out to Them the Beauties and Excellency of Graceful and Fine Reading. Likewise, a Syllableium, or Universal Reading Table, for Beginners, Calculated After the Present Use, for the Way of All Schools Throughout the Kingdom. Together With a Discourse on the Word, or a-Tau, Tetragrammatical, Preceding Those Tables. By John Yeomans, Schoolmaster in Five-Fields-Row, Chelsea

Yeomans, John
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for J. Coote, in Pater-Noster-Row, 1759.
Language
English
Description
[3], vi-viii, 70 p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T114146.
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