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A plea for the Queen"s English

stray notes on speaking and spelling

by Alford, Henry

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Published by Dick & Fitzgerald in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- Great Britain -- Spoken English,
    • English language -- Great Britain -- Orthography and spelling

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Henry Alford, D. D., dean of Canterbury.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE1460 .A5 1864b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 287 p.
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6580461M
      LC Control Number15020703
      OCLC/WorldCa1115808

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