Manual, Analytical and Synthetical, of Orthography and Definition

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Mark H. Newman & Company, 1846 - English language - 215 pages
 

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Page 12 - The final consonant of any word accented on the last syllable, if preceded by a single vowel, is doubled before a suffix beginning witb a vowel
Page 12 - The final consonant of a monosyllable, if preceded by a single vowel, is doubled before a suffix beginning with a vowel; as, bag-age, baggage
Page 211 - had a way of uttering sounds, as if they were formed, not by the organs of speech, but deep in the chest, or in the belly, and were thence called
Page 12 - final consonant, when not preceded by a single vowel, or when the word is not accented on the last syllable, remains single upon the addition of a suffix ; as, spoil-ing,
Page 12 - The final y of a radical word, when preceded by a consonant, is generally changed into i, upon the addition of a suffix
Page 13 - Words ending in er or or, often drop the e or o, before a suffix commencing with a vowel; as,
Page 3 - The plan, then, requires each exercise to be written ;* and thus engages the eye as well as the ear in the study of Orthography, while, at the same time, it serves to improve the pupil in penmanship. It
Page 13 - The final y of a radical word, when preceded by a vowel, or when the suffix begins with i,* remains unchanged; as, buy-er,
Page 11 - when the suffix commences with a vowel ;* as, move-ing, moving : sale-able, salable : please-ure, pleasure. Rule II. The final e of a radical word, is generally retained, when the suffix commences with a consonant; as, hope-less,

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