Modern Letter Writing: A Complete Course in Business and Social Correspondence with Numerous Scriptform Illustrations ...

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Carnell & Hoit, 1903 - Letter writing - 168 pages

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Page 156 - We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best.
Page 127 - Sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish, I give my hand, and my heart, to this vote.
Page 86 - should and would' are similarly used to form future in the past tenses. b) 'will' in the First Person, and 'shall
Page 167 - Kansas (Kans.) Kentucky (Ky.) Louisiana (La.) Maine (Me.) Maryland (Md.) Massachusetts (Mass.) Michigan (Mich.) Minnesota (Minn.) Mississippi (Miss.) Missouri (Mo.) Montana (Mont.) Nebraska (Nebr.) Nevada (Nev.) New Hampshire (NH) New Jersey (NJ) New Mexico (N.
Page 128 - It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
Page 28 - Take care that you never spell a word wrong. Always, before you write a word, consider how it is spelt, and, if you do not remember it, turn to a dictionary. It produces great praise to a lady to spell well...
Page 148 - Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls must dive below.
Page 146 - And some said, Let them live ; some, Let them die, Some said, John print it ; others said, Not so : Some said, It might do good ; others said, No.
Page 47 - Oh, wad some power the giftie gi'e us To see oursel's as others see us...
Page 149 - Her voice was ever soft, Gentle, and low, — an excellent thing in woman.

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