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Davis, John (Rev., A.M.)

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Works: 14 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 29 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Chronology  Textbooks 
Classifications: PE1620, 423
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Most widely held works by John Davis
A critical pronouncing dictionary and expositor of the English language. In which Not only the Meaning of every Word is clearly explained, and the Sound of every Syllable distinctly shown, but where Words are subject to different Pronunciations, the Authorities of our best Pronouncing Dictionaries are fully exhibited, the Reasons for each are at large displayed, and the preserable Pronunciation is pointed out. To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation ; in which The Sounds of Letters, Syllables, and Words, are critically investigated, and systematically arranged ; the Influence of the Greek and Latin Accent and Quantity on the Account and Quantity of the English, is thoroughly examined and clearly defined ; and the Analogies of the Language are so fully shown as to lay the Foundation of a consistent and rational Pronunciation. Likewise rules to be observed by the natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for avoiding their respective Peculiarities ; and directions to foreigners for acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary. the whole interspersfd with observations, etymological, critical, and grammatical. By John Walker, Author of elements of elocution, rhyming dictionary, melody of speaking delineated, &c. &c by John Walker ( Book )
2 editions published between 1861 and 1863 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume attempts to bring together in their pronunciation of English the natives of Scotland, Ireland and London, pointing out each other's faults. Includes pron. guide for Greek, Latin, etc
Walker's Critical pronouncing dictionary ... Corrected, and enlarged with upwards of three thousand words, by the Rev. John Davis by John WALKER ( Book )
1 edition published in 1830 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[English Exercises adapted to Murray's English Grammar ... The thirty-eighth edition.] by Lindley Murray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1830 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Key to the Exercises adapted to Murray's English Grammar ... The eighth edition improved.] by Lindley Murray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1830 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walker's Critical pronouncing dictionary and expositor of the English language by John Walker ( Book )
1 edition published in 1830 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Murray's first english grammar for children : interspersed with parsing exercises and questions for examination by Lindley Murray ( Book )
1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, John, of Belfast
Languages
English (15)