A Manual for Writers: Covering the Needs of Authors for Information on Rules of Writing and Practices in Printing

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University of Chicago Press, 1913 - Authorship - 225 pages
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Page 119 - Beauty is truth, truth beauty— that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know...
Page 210 - In the case of works of art (paintings, drawings, sculpture), or of drawings or plastic works of a scientific or technical character, one photograph or other identifying reproduction of the work.
Page 209 - ... sending therewith: (a) In the case of lectures or other oral addresses, or of dramatic or musical compositions, one complete manuscript or typewritten copy of the work.
Page 112 - Men lose their high aspirations as they lose their intellectual tastes, because they have not time or opportunity for indulging them, and they addict themselves to inferior pleasures, not because they deliberately prefer them, but because they are either the only ones to which they have access or the only ones which they are any longer capable of enjoying.
Page 79 - TESTAMENT Matt. Mark Luke John Acts Rom. I and II Cor. Gal. Eph. Phil. Col. I and II Thess. I and II Tim. Titus Philemon Heb.
Page 115 - APOSTROPHE — 163. An apostrophe is used to mark the omission of a letter or letters in the contraction of a word, or of figures in a number: ne'er, don't, 'twas, "takin' me 'at"; m'fg; the class of '96.
Page 124 - He trode the unplanted forest floor, whereon The all-seeing sun for ages hath not shone; Where feeds the moose, and walks the surly bear, And up the tall mast runs the woodpecker. He saw beneath dim aisles, in odorous beds, The slight...
Page 121 - In connecting consecutive numbers omit hundreds from the second number — ie, use only two figures — unless the first number ends in two ciphers, in which case repeat; if the next to the last figure in the first number is a cipher, do not repeat this in the second number; but in citing dates BC always repeat the hundreds (because representing a diminution, not an increase) (see 158) : 1880-95, PP- "3-I<5; 1900-1906, pp.
Page 120 - These discoveries — gunpowder, printing-press, compass, and telescope — were the weapons before which the old science trembled. But here we are trenching upon another division of our field — the interpretation of New Testament books.

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