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Name Life Dates Gender Class
Burn, John unknown male unknown
Place of Birth Occupation Occupation Description
unknown, unknown, unknown Writing grammarian, elocutionist


Life dates unknown. In the dictionary he says that he has studied the English language for more than 40 years. The first edition is from 1777; this suggests that he was born no later than about 1730.
Author of 'The Practical English Grammar'.

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