The English Reader, or Pieces in Prose and Verse


The English Reader, or Pieces in Prose and Verse


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Title continues: "Selected From the Best Writers: Designed to assist young persons to read with propriety and effect; to improve their language and sentiments, and to inculcate some of the most important principles of piety and virtue. By Lindley Murray." "To which are prefixed, The Definitions of Inflections and Emphases, and Rules for Reading Verse, with a Key, exhibiting the method of applying those principles to the pronunciation of written language. The inflections, as well as emphases, are also actually applied, by sensible characters, and agreeably to the directions contained in the key, to the whole of Mr. Murray's selections. By M. R. Bartlett."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed & sold by Wm. Buell, at his book and stationery store
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1844
  • Place Published: Brockville, C.W.
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    252 p. 16 cm. Brown cloth hardcover. Spine taped. Residue and ink notation on front pastedown. Ink signature on a front endpaper. Small tears in title page, advertisement page, and page p. 93. Page 61 has chipped lower corner. Some dampstaining. Not in TPL.

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