A Concise Manual of Style

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1920 - Authorship - 75 pages
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Page 15 - Ind. Iowa Kan. Ky. La. Me. Md. Mass. Mich. Minn. Miss. Mo. Mont. Neb. Nev. NH NJ NM NY NC ND Ohio Okla.
Page 12 - Baruch Song of the Three Holy Children History of Susanna Bel and the Dragon Prayer of Manasses Maccabees I-IV.
Page 65 - The inch, the threequarter-inch, the half-inch, the quarter-inch; these would be something determinate; but, "the dash," without measure, must be a most perilous thing for a young grammarian to handle. In short, "the dash" is a cover for ignorance as to the use of points, and it can answer no other purpose.
Page 15 - Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Mont.
Page 44 - Rule IV. Purely English suffixes (-ed, -er, -est, -eth, -ing, -ish, -y) are always kept distinct (except when the terminal letter of the primitive word is repeated, as in compel-ling) ; as, heat-ed, hat-ed, bak-er, speak-er, speak-est, wak-eth, search-eth, hast-ing, baptiz-ing, brak-ing, break-ing, freak-ish, head-y.
Page 64 - The great enemies to understanding anything printed in our language are the commas. And these are inserted by the compositors, without the slightest compunction, on every possible occasion. Many words are by rule always hitched off with two commas ; one before and one behind ; nursed, as the Omnibus Company would call it. " Too " is one of these words ;
Page 12 - Rom., 1 and 2 Cor., Gal., Eph., Phil., Col., 1 and 2 Thess., 1 and 2 Tim...
Page 14 - REFERENCES AND CITATIONS. In parentheses, footnotes, cut-in notes, side notes, and tables use capital letter with Roman numerals, except in the case of p. or pp., observing the following forms: art. or arts, for article or articles. ch. or chs. for chapter or chapters. fig. or figs, for figure or figures. p. or pp. for page or pages. par. or pars, for paragraph or paragraphs. pi. or pis. for plate or plates, pt. or pts. for part or parts, q. or qq. for question or questions, sec. or sees, for section...
Page 24 - Separate," it will be understood that the hyphen is used only to divide a word at the end of a line and has no other significance. The phrase
Page 43 - When a credit occurs at the end of a sentence in the body of a paragraph, enclose it in parentheses with period inside; and if a personal name, set in roman.

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