In the first lecture she designs to explain the origin, progress, perfection and beauties of the English language, illustrating every observation by selections from the most celebrated writers, ancient and modern, on this subject.
If it is universally agreed, that, example should unite with precept, in order to form a judicious and correct reader, she humbly hopes, that the liberal patrons of polite science, in the city of Philadelphia, will cherish a proposal subservient, in some degree, to the acquisition of an accomplishment, ornamental and interesting to the opulent classes of every community.
Every subscriber is to pay one dollar for a ticket, which will admit the holders to five Lectures.
The tickets is not transferable. As soon as fifty tickets are sold the first lecture will be read.
Tickets may be had from Messrs. Prichard and Spotswood, in Market and Front-streets.