National Geographic : 1950 Mar
D National Geographic Society 600,000 Entries in Webster's Dictionary Answer Her Questions The phenomenal growth of the English-American lan guage since Noah Webster's time is illustrated by the sharp contrast in size of Webster's first dictionary (1806), held in the teacher's hand, with the huge Merriam-Web ster New International which she is consulting. Kodachromes by B. A. Stewart and J. E. Fletcher 4" "Listen, My Children, and You Shall Hear of the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" This lantern, in Concord's Antiquarian Museum, is one of two which gleamed from the tower of Old North Church in Boston the night of the silversmith's historic ride to Lexington. "One if by land, two if by sea," were the signals, according to Longfellow's stirring poem.