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For questions about the 1885 novel The Rise of Silas Lapham written by William Dean Howells. Always use this tag together with the [william-dean-howells] tag.

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How to pronounce Silas Lapham's last name

How would the author of The Rise of Silas Lapham have pronounced the last name of his title character? Please provide supporting evidence for your answer.