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The English school containing, a catalogue of all the words in the Bible, beginning with one syllable, and proceedings by degrees to seven, divided and not divided; together with a brief and compleat table of the most usual and common English words. Being the readiest way for teaching children, and elder persons, to spell, pronounce, read, and write true English; and to distinguish of the sense and spelling of many words of a like sound. With the first principles of the oracles of God, and scriptures at large to prove each principle. Also, forms of prayers, praises, thanksgivings, and graces, with directions for health and long life, suited to the necessities and capacities of children and youth. Fitted to the common use of English schools, being the first that ever came forth in this method. The fifth edition, much enlarged and corrected, with an addition of new cuts, & copies to teach to write several sorts of hands. By Tobias Ellis, minister of the gospel

Tobias Ellis London : printed by John Darby, for George Sawbridge, Robert Gibbs, Hen. Brome, and Richard Chiswel, 1680

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