Speaking Writing Articles
Interruption In Conversation
Interruption, more surely than anything else, kills convers...
Don't say "He is well known through the land," but "He is wel...
Choice Of Words
In another place in this book advice has been given to ...
That For So
"The hurt it was that painful it made him cry," say "so painf...
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wagstaff request the
A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun; as, "John gave h...
The address of a letter consists of the name, the title and t...
The three essentials of the English language are: Purity, Per...
SYLLABLES AND WORDS
Divisions of Grammar Definitions - Etymology.
A syllable is a distinct sound produced by a single effort of
[Transcriber's note: 1-2 words illegible] shall, pig, dog. In every
syllable there must be at least one vowel.
A word consists of one syllable or a combination of syllables.
Many rules are given for the dividing of words into syllables, but the
best is to follow as closely as possible the divisions made by the organs
of speech in properly pronouncing them.
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