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sition of Tooke's Diversions of Purley. By CHARLES RICHARDSON, LL.D., Author of “ A New Dictionary of the English Language.” 12mo. cloth, price 4s. 6d.
“ The judicious endeavour of a veteran philologist to extend the philosophical study of language by popularizing Horne Tooke's Diversions of Purley.' Dr. Richardson has done good service to the study of language in this very judicious and compact recast, for the book is much more than an abridgment.” —Spectator.
A NEW DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH
LANGUAGE. Combining Explanation with Etymology, and copiously Illustrated by Quotations from the best Authorities. By CHARLES RICHARDSON, LL.D. New edition, WITH A SUPPLEMENT CONTAINING ADDITIONAL WORDS AND ILLUSTRATIONS, in 2 vols. 4to. price 41. 14s. 6d.
The Words-with those of the same Family—are traced to their Origin.
The Explanations are deduced from the Primitive Meaning through the various Usages. The Quotations are arranged
Chronologically, from the Earliest Period to the beginning of the Present Century.
" In conclusion, I would recommend your correspondent to consult that inestimably, valuable book, • Dr. Richardson's Dictionary, where he may satisfy his doubts on this occasion as well as all others which may arise of a like kind. It is a book which no Englishman who loves his noble native tongue, sbould be without, and it will be beneficial to countless millions in ages yet to come.”-S. W. Singer, Esq. in Notes and Queries.
“In most cases Richardson's Dictionary, the only one from which I can promise you effectual help, for it is the only English one, in which Etymology assumes the dignity of a Science, will put you in the right position for judging why the Word bas been suggested to you.”—Trench on the Study of Words.
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By the same Author. A SMALLER DICTIONARY OF THE ENG
LISH LANGUAGE. The Explanations and Etymologies of the larger Edition are here retained in full, accompanied by such Remarks as the absence of the Quotations appear to require; and a Grammatical and Etymological Examination adapted to the Dictionary is added. 8vo. 15s.
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