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A NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION, IN LARGE TYPE
PRONOUNCING FRENCH DICTIONARY.
IN TWO PARTS.
L FRENCH & ENGLISH. I. ENGLISH & FRENCIL
BY GABRIEL SURENNE, F. A. S. E.
1 large Vol. 12mo. 974 pages. Price $1 50.
The First Part of this well-known and universally popular work contains: Words in common use; Terms connected with science; Terma belonging to the fine arts; and
Four thousand historical names; Four thousand geographical names; and
Upwards of eleven thousand newly published terms.
The pronunciation of every word according to the French Academy and the most eminent lexicographers and grammarians; also,
More than seven hundred critical remarks, in which the various methods of pronouncing employed by different authors, are investi gated, and compared with each other.
The Second Part contains: A copious list of English words and ex pressions, with their proper pronunciation; also, a critical and compre hensive system of French pronunciation.
"Every student of the French language, and every person of taste who is fond of reading French, and wishes to become proficient in that tongue, should possess this comprehensive but complete dictionary. It embraces all the words in common use, and those in science and the fine arts, historical and geographical names, etc., with the pronunciation of every word according to the French Academy, together with such critical remarks as will be useful to every learner. It is published in a form of extreme condensation, and yet contains so full a compilation of words, definitions, etc., as scarcely to leave any thing to be desired."-New York Observer.
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It is confidently anticipated that this volume will prove not only a useful auxiliary to the student, but also a convenient Pocket Companion to the traveler, wherever the French language is spoken. A vocabuLary of proper names accompanies the work.
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SPIERS & SURENNE'S
FRENCH & ENGLISH, AND ENGLISH & FRENCH
EDITED BY G. P. QUACKENBOS, A. M.
1 large Vol. 8vo., of about 1,300 pp., neat type, fine paper, and strong binding. Price $3 00.
THE PUBLISHERS CLAIM FOR THIS WORK,
1st. That it is a revision and combination of (SPIERS') the best defining,
and of (SURENNE'S) the most accurate pronouncing dictionary extant. 2d. That in this work the numerous errors in Spiers' dictionary have been carefully and faithfully corrected.
3d. That some three thousand new definitions have been added. 4th. That numerous definitions and constructions are elucidated by grammatical remarks and illustrative clauses and sentences. 5th. That several thousand new phrases and idioms are embodied. 6th. That upwards of twelve hundred synonymous terms are ex plained, by pointing out their distinctive shades of meaning. 7th. That all of the irregular parts of the verbs are inserted in alphabetical order, so that one reference gives the mood, tense, person, and number.
8th. That some four thousand new French words, connected with science, art, and literature, have been added.
9th. That every French word is accompanied by an as exact pronun ciation as can be represented by corresponding English sounds, and vice versa.
10th. That it contains a full vocabulary of the names of persons and places, mythological and classical, ancient and modern.
11th. That it is the most complete, accurate, and reliable dictionary of these languages published.
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"In the copiousness of its vocabulary and its definitions, and in the great variety of Komatic phrases and synonymes, it far exceeds any other French and English diction ery with which I am acquainted."
A MANUAL OF THE FRENCH VERBS.
The formation of persons, tenses, and moods of the regula and irregula verbs; a practical method to trace the infinitive of a verb crt of any of its inflections; models of sentences in their different forms; and a series of the most useful idiomatical phrases. The whole illustrated by numerous examples.
BY T. SIMONNE.
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This little work has been prepared with a view to simplify the French verbs to be ginners in the study of that language, and contains a series of simple but certain rules for forming the numerous inflections of the verb, and for enabling the student to trace out the root from any of the inflections. Its value is further increased by a list of idiomatic phrases, and molels of sentences peculiar to the French language."-Hartford Courant.
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"A book that should be in the hands of every French student. It comprises the formation of persons, tenses, and moods of the regular and irregular verbs; a practical method to trace the infinitive of a verb out of any of its inflections; models of sentences in their different forms, and a series of the most useful idiomatical phrases. The whole is illustrated by numerous examples. The student who has experienced the difficulty of tracing the root from the inflections of the verb, will readily conceive that this work must be a great help in h's studies."-Daily Capitol.
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THE ADVENTURES OF TELEMAQUE
EDITED BY GABRIEL SURENNE
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