The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition; a Treatise on Spelling, Abbreviations, the Compounding and Division of Words, the Proper Use of Figures and Numerals, Italic and Capital Letters, Notes, Etc., with Observations on Punctuation and Proof-reading, Volume 2
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abbreviations apostrophe arabic figures beginning blank capital letters Century Standard Webster chapter clause colon comma Comparative list composition compositor compound consonant copy-holder corbelled correct dash dictionary dieresis digitalin diphthongize distinction divided edition English errors extract fault foot-notes frequently gaily gaily grammar hematite hyphen inclose indention inserted irregular italic libeled libeled libeled list of variable manuscript marks matter method narrow measure needed nouns numerals omitted orcin ordinary orpharion paragraph parentheses phrase picrotoxin plural points preferred prefixes printed printer printing-house pronunciation proof proof-reader proper names punctuation purpurin quadrat quercitrin quotation quotation-marks quote-marks quoted reader roman lower-case roman numerals rule salicin sarmentose selected semicolon sentence separate side-notes small capitals sometimes sorbin spellings Century Standard Standard Webster Worcester style suberin subheadings syllable synaeresis taboret tachylyte teasel thin space tion title-pages typographic usually variable spellings Century vowel wapenshaw wergild white space writer written xanthophyll
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Page 314 - twould a saint provoke," (Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke ;} " No, let a charming chintz and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face : One would not, sure, be frightful when one's dead — And — Betty — give this cheek a little red.
Page 325 - Now we are engaged in a great civil war testing whether that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live.
Page 257 - Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike...
Page 15 - She dwelt among the untrodden ways Beside the springs of Dove, A Maid whom there were none to praise And very few to love: A violet by a mossy stone Half hidden from the eye ! Fair as a star, when only one Is shining in the sky. She lived unknown, and few could know When Lucy ceased to be; But she is in her grave, and, oh, The difference to me!
Page 224 - And everybody praised the Duke Who this great fight did win.' 'But what good came of it at last?' Quoth little Peterkin: — 'Why, that I cannot tell,' said he, 'But 'twas a famous victory.
Page 214 - And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau thy firstborn; I have done according as thou badest me: arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
Page 314 - I give and I devise" (old Euclio said, And sigh'd) " my lands and tenements to Ned." Your money, Sir? "My money, Sir! what all? Why, — if I must — (then wept) I give it Paul.
Page 213 - And Isaac spake unto Abraham his father, and said, My father: and he said, here am I, my son. And he said, Behold, the fire and the wood: but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?
Page 264 - ... in the whole strain of his bearing and conversation a most thorough conviction, that in the society of the most eminent men of his nation, he was exactly where he was entitled to be ; hardly deigned to flatter them by exhibiting even an occasional symptom of being flattered by their notice ; by turns calmly measured himself against the most cultivated understandings of his time in.