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?My father will allow me to manufacture an essay on the logograph, he furnishing the soiled materials and I spinning them. I am now looking over, for this purpose, Wilkins?s Real Character or an Essay towards universal philosophical language. It is a scarce and very ingenious book; some of the phraseology is so much out of the present fashion, that it would make you smile; such as the synonym for a little man, a Dandiprat. Likewise, two prints, one of them a long sheet of men with their throats cut, so as to show the wind pipe whilst working out the different letters of the alphabet. The other print of all the birds and beasts packed ready to go to the ark?

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Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth
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Accessed on 2021/01/26 11:25:12

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Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth
Related place
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