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Dictionary of Worcester

by Franklin Pierce Rice

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Published by F. S. Blanchard & co. in Worcester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Worcester (Mass.) -- Description and travel.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF74.W9 R5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p.
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14050717M
    LC Control Number01011715

    Worcester was respected by American writers and his dictionary maintained a strong hold on the American marketplace until a later, posthumous version of Webster's book appeared in Worcester's first edited dictionary was an abridgment of Samuel Johnson's English Dictionary, as Improved by Todd, and Abridged by Chalmers; with Walker's. Perry's Royal Standard English Dictionary (Third Worcester Edition) by William Perry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      Regarding the comment left by “retired teacher” – Noah Webster was actually well-known during his time as a lexicographer and had a bitter rival on the emerging market of “educational materials” in the 19th century with Joseph Worcester, whose own “Comprehensive, Pronouncing, and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language” () was a thoroughly . Worcester's dictionaries focused on traditional pronunciation and spelling, unlike Noah Webster's attempts to Americanize words. Worcester was respected by American writers and his dictionary maintained a strong hold on the American marketplace until a later, posthumous version of Webster's book appeared in

    Noah Webster was born on Octo , in West Hartford, Connecticut. The fourth son of five children of Noah and Mercy Steele Webster, young Noah showed exceptional scholarly talents as a child, and his father sacrificed much in order that his son would gain the best education available.   Bound in with Pickering's book were several pamphlets, including the pamphlet containing the two reviews of Worcester's edition of Johnson's Dictionary. And directly below the title of the review from The American Quarterly Review, someone, possibly Joseph E. Worcester himself, wrote, "by John Pickering.".


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The dictionary wars went on for 30 years, first between Webster and Worcester, then between the Merriam brothers and Worcester. London book publisher, Henry G. Bohn, muddied the waters even more later by including Webster's name on the title page of Worcester's dictionary, Universal Critical And Pronouncing Dictionary.

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Noah Webster was described by the publisher of a competing dictionary as “a vain plodding Yankee, who aspired to be a second Johnson”—a criticism that rings mostly true. He was certainly vain and, born in Connecticut, undeniably a Yankee.

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