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14th century 20 PATERNOSTER acquire address be ample angle anonymous letter BAYSWATER Business letters characters clerk should write commence commercial hand complimentary address copy curve cyperus papyrus Dear Sir deciphering desk distance downward stroke dozen E.C. BATH early Egypt Exercises in Phonography fibres forming the letters half an inch HAMPSTEAD COLLEGIATE SCHOOLS handwriting importance inch in width ISAAC PITMAN KIDBROOKE GROVE SCHOOL ladies LATE ENGLISH MASTER Learner's legible linen paper manufacture of paper MASTER AT KIDBROOKE MASTER AT SOUTH official phraseology paper mill PAPERS ON PENMANSHIP Parchment penholder PENMANSHIP FREDERICK persons Phoenician Phonetic Alphabet PHONETIC INSTITUTE Phonetic Journal Phonetic Society Phrase Book possess post free Post-office present day Ptolemies reign Reporting Styles rest lightly running hand second fingers sent sheets SHORTHAND MASTER signatures small letters SOUTH HAMPSTEAD COLLEGIATE Spain SPELLING REFORM style of writing substances taught text-hand thickness thumb upright upwards viduality words writing material written wrote
Page 1 - In our former Reports we have observed upon the importance which we attach to good handwriting, as one of the most useful accomplishments which a clerk can possess, and one which any young man has it in his power to acquire.
Page 18 - One of you gentlemen," he said, " has used the words 'official phraseology.' Now official phraseology is a good thing in its way, but very often it by no means describes the actually existing state of affairs. For instance, in writing to you gentlemen, I am accustomed to describe myself in official phraseology as ' Your obedient humble servant,
Page 4 - ... practically to the science of penmanship, writing a letter is no very easy task, it being always considered necessary in such cases for the writer to recline his head on his left arm so as to place his eyes as nearly as possible on a level with the paper, and while glancing sideways at the letters he is constructing, to form with his tongue imaginary characters to correspond.
Page 18 - And later on, when someone had been talking of official phraseology, the old gentleman made a great hit. " One of you gentlemen," he said, " has used the words official phraseology.
Page 18 - I had told the old gentleman exactly what had occurred, and I knew from his snort of defiance as he listened, and from the battle light gleaming behind his spectacles, that he probably meant mischief.