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PIECES IN PROSE AND POETRY,
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.
WITH A FEW PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS
PRINCIPLES OF GOOD READING,
IMPROVED BY THE ADDITION OF A
CONCORDANT AND SYNONYMISING VOCABULARY, Consisting of about fifteen hundred of the most important words contained
in this work.
WALKER'S PRONOUNCING KEY, WAICH GOVERNS TAI
VOCABULARY, IS PREFIXED TO THIS WORK,
Words can have no definitive idea attached to them when by themselves ; it is the situation and tract in a sentence which determines their precise mcaning.
BY JEREMIAH GOODRICH,
Stereotyped by A. W. Kinley,