Stenographic Sound-hand

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S. Bagster, also sold by the author, 1837 - Shorthand - 12 pages
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Page 8 - MAKE a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. 2 Serve the LORD with gladness : come before his presence with singing. 3 Know ye that the LORD he is God : it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves ; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. 4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
Page 8 - To obey that which is ordained, to be faithful in the discharge of the duties of our employment, and to do everything in our power to make ourselves as universally useful as possible. Always to remember
Page 8 - For every evil under the sun, There is a remedy, or there's none. If there is one, try and find it : If there isn't, never mind it.
Page 9 - ... those readers who have learned Mr. Taylor's and will now give this a fair trial; but we know well that, with many persons, stenographic perseverance is a rare virtue ; and the experiment, with its result, is here mentioned for their sakes. Among the author's pupils are more than twenty boys (in his school,) about the age of ten years ; and it may confidently be asserted that they could not have learned so easily any other system extant.
Page 7 - Ex. notwithstanding, nevertheless, indispensable, incomprehensible, satisfactorily, (17 i..18 d.) According to one of our rules, this first plan would frequently make q, but as this letter never ends a word, there is no danger of ambiguity here. Another method of saving time is to join little words together. Ex. as it is said, there are, (18 ef) Theological, parliamentary, and law phrases, may be written by the initial letters of the words joined to each other.
Page 10 - ... and repairing to constitute it a good one ; then, we doubt not, it will bear a comparison with any of the numerous paths leading to the temple of wisdom. Should it be denied that we have produced the best system of short-hand, it must be conceded that we have produced the cheapest. 18. In conclusion. Convinced as the writer is of the unspeakable importance of the art of writing, and more especially of short-hand, to man, while an inhabitant of this material world ; convinced...
Page 3 - D are formed by pressing the tip of the tongue to the gums of the upper teeth, and then separating them, by pronouncing the vowel e.
Page 9 - The system must stand upon its own legs if it stand at all ; or, to change the figure, it must roll -upon its own wheel, and if it sink into oblivion after a reasonable trial of its capabilities, it will be because it deserves no better fate. By the author it is practised and taught daily, without...
Page 8 - Father, we should feel grateful towards him, and praise him for his goodness and for his wonderful works. S. Know ye that the Lord he is God ; it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves ; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. C. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise : be thankful unto him, and bless his name. S. For the Lord is good ; his mercy is everlasting ; and his truth endureth unto all generations. C. Many, O Lord, my God, are the...

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