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THE

RIDPATH LIBRARY

OF

UNIVERSAL LITERATURE

IN TWENTY-FIVE VOLUMES

A BIOGRAPHICAL AND BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY OF THE
WORLD'S MOST EMINENT AUTHORS, INCLUDING THE
CHOICEST EXTRACTS AND MASTERPIECES FROM
THEIR WRITINGS, COMPRISING THE BEST
FEATURES OF MANY CELEBRATED

COMPILATIONS, NOTABLY
THE GUERNSEY COLLECTION
"THĘ- DE PUY: COLLECTION

THE RIDPATH COLLECTION
ALL CAREFULLY REVISED AND ARRANGED BY A CORPS OF THE

MOST CAPABLE SCHOLARS

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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

JOHN CLARK RIDPATH.A.M., L.
EDITOR OF THE APENA, AUTHOR OF

“FIDPATH'S
STATES,", "CYCIPPEDIA OF UNIPERSAL HISTORY,”

RACES OF MANKINL," ETC, ETC.

IIISTORY OF THE UNITED

GREAT

VOLUME XX

NEW YORK
THE GLOBE PUBLISHING COMPANY

1898

PUBLIC LIBRARY
1760314

ASTOR, LENOX AND
TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

1916

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sound is variable to, and in ordinary utterance actually becomes, the short u. sound (of but, pun, etc.). Thus: a as in errant, republican. e as in prudent, difference. i as in charity, density.

as in valor, actor, idiot. ä as in Persia, peninsula. ē as in the book. ů as in nature, feature.

a as in fat, man, pang. ā as in fate, mane, dale. ä as in far, father, guard. à as in fall, talk. à as in ask, fast, ant. â as in fare. e as in met, pen, bless. ē as in mete, meet. è as in her, fern. i as in pin, it. i as in pine, fight, file. o as in not, on, frog. ō as in note, poke, floor. ö as in move, spoon. ô as in nor, song, off. u as in tub. ū as in mute, acute. ů as in pull. ü German ü, French u. oi as in oil, joint, boy. ou as in pound, proud.

A mark ( - )under the consonants t, d, s, 2 indicates that they in like manner are variable to ch, j, sh, sh. Thus: $ as in nature, adventure. das in arduous, education. $ as in pressure

as in seizure у

as in yet. B Spanish b (medialle ch as in German ack, Scotski locki

as in German Abensberg; Hamburg, H Spanish g before e and i; Spanish';:

etc. (a guttjrali ń French nasaližirgon, as in tori,

final s in Portuguese (soft). th as in thin. TH as in then.

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A single dot under a vowel in an unaccented syllable indicates its abbreviation and lightening, without absolute loss of its distinctive quality. Thus: à as in prelate, courage. ē as in ablegate, episcopal. o as in abrogate, eulogy, democrat. V as in singular, education.

A double dot under a vowel in an unaccented syllable indicates that, even in the mouths of the best speakers, its

D = FH.

denotes a primary, a secondary accent. (A secondary accent is not marked if at its regular interval of two syllables from the primary, or froin another secondary.)

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