A Vocabulary; Or, Collection Of Words And Phrases. Which Have Been Supposed To Be Peculiar To The United States Of America. To Which Is Prefixed An Es by John Pickering

A Vocabulary; Or, Collection Of Words And Phrases. Which Have Been Supposed To Be Peculiar To The…

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1816. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... unknown here. They say, when did you come in town? I met him riding in town" B.* Incident. Liable or subject. "Such bodies are incident to these evils. The evil is incident or ready to fall upon the person; the person liable or subject to the evil." Withersp. Druid, No. 5. I have never heard the word incident used in this manner in America. Incivism. "Unfriendliness to a state or government." Webst. Diet. This Gallicism has never been heard in America sinco the first years of the French revolution. To Inculpate; Incuxpation. These words are used by some American writers; but they are not in the English dictionaries, and are certainly not much, if at all, used by English writers. Is DESIRABLE. This word is censured in the Monthly Anthology, (1807, p. 281). I have never met with it in American publications, except in the instance there cited. A correspondent says, it is " unknown to the English." Inexecution. ** The extensive discussions which had taken place relative to the inexecutixm of the treaty of peace," &c. Marsh. Life of Washing, vol. v. p. 484. English writers use the term non-exeoution, as Judge Marshall himself commonly does; see pp. 184, 275, S70, 473, &c. of the volume here cited. Infected. The Annual Review has hastily criticised Judge Marshall for using this word, in his Life of Washington, in a peculiar manner. The remark of the reviewers is:--" Vol. v. p. 144, [Eng. edit.] meaning to . The remarks under the signature " B" in this work are all from the correspondent here quoted. praise them, our author says, *the patriotic veterans of the revolution, infected by the wide spreading contagion of the times, arrayed themselves under the banner of the laws.' Ann. Rev. vol. vii. p. 241. But theword infected is an errour of the press, in the London...

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Title:A Vocabulary; Or, Collection Of Words And Phrases. Which Have Been Supposed To Be Peculiar To The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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