Furst Fonetic Redur

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Lonli & Bruaur, 1851 - Phonetic spelling - 72 pages
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Page 3 - ... is the joint invention of Isaac Pitman and Alexander John Ellis, BA , of England, and was brought to its present state of perfection as a practical, working alphabet in 1847.
Page 73 - ... the prospect of success in his' undertaking to do it. But before he proceeds further in his crusade against all the myriad anomalies which go to make up our dear and noble old vernacular what it is, and which we will consent to change as soon as we grow tired of reading what...
Page 73 - New York : Printed for the Author. 1843. The author of this pamphlet assures the world that " the orthography of our language abounds with errors and imperfections, and can and aut to be improoved.
Page 3 - And in actual use it has been found that any one who has learned the one, can 'Understand the other with very little difficulty, and that the shortest way to Ifsrn to rend romenicnlly is to learn to read phonetically first.
Page 70 - WoJ-irj-ton woz a-bvt sike yerz old, hiz fq,-der gav him a hag-et , ov hwig he woz ver-i fond, and woz kon-stant-li go-irj ab^-t, gop-ig ev-er-i tig dat kam in hiz wa.
Page 3 - ... every word in the language must be learned separately, and consequently, learning to read is very laborious both to teacher and pupil, and still worse, a slow process, and injurious in its effect on the mind of the child.
Page 73 - ... Shakspeare have written in it, we would respectfully suggest whether he ought not to present his system in a state of more perfect consistency with itself. On his own principles there is a great deal to " improo ve" in his own

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