The Graded Class-word Speller: Containing Several Thousand Words, Grouped in Classes, and Arranged to Form a Progressive Course in Spelling, Together with a Complete Course in Phonic Analysis : Designed Also as an Introduction to the Dictionary and an Aid in the Practice of English Composition
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Page 102 - RULE III. — In monosyllables and words accented on the last syllable, a final consonant after a single vowel doubles before a suffix beginning with a vowel; as, hot, hotter; begin, beginning. Exceptions. — X, k, and v are never doubled, and gas has gases i
Page 107 - In composition the last letter is usually changed into the first letter of the word to which it is prefixed.
Page 96 - La. Me. Md. Mass. Mich. Minn. Miss. Mo. Neb. Nev. NH NJ NY NC Ohio, Ore.
Page 106 - Latin origin, in which case the final letter is usually assimilated to the first letter of the word to which it is prefixed; thus, in acclaim, ajina, alligation, approve, arrive, attrition.