New rapid phonography; a complete connective-vowel system of shorthand written from principle with a minimum of signs and contractions, securing the ... without sacrificing brevity or facile

 
9781236999726: New rapid phonography; a complete connective-vowel system of shorthand written from principle with a minimum of signs and contractions, securing the ... without sacrificing brevity or facile

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... is best to write the vowel i, while line 15 illustrates words in which an initial e is omitted. When the sound of kt follows a j, as in reject, the k is omitted, simply writing it rejet, as illustrated in line 16. The exact extent to which this principle can be employed depends wholly upon the writer himself. Believing, however, that all who take up the study desire to become expert writers, this principle is extended in the book as far as is believed to be consistent with absolute legibility for the average person. % REVIEW QUESTIONS. ON THE NEGATIVE AND VOWEL WORDS AND APHERESIS. 1. What is meant by a negative word? 2. How can the negative meaning of any word be indicated? 3. Does the dot employed represent any particular syllable? 4. How is the syllable ir as in irrelevant generally expressed? 5. Could the word irrelevant1 be written by using the dot to indicate the negative meaning? Answer. Yes. 6. What is one of the chief advantages of a dot to express the negative meaning! 7. What is meant by Vowel words? 8. Are the vowels always written in this class of words? 9. When a word begins and ends with a vowel, on what position is it written? 10. What is meant by apheresis? 11. When is this principle employed? Answer. Whenever it does not in any way impair the legibility. 12. Name a word in which the sound of k is omitted? SENTENCES FOR PRACTICE ON THE NEGATIVE AND APHERESIS PRINCIPLE. 1. Among the blind the one-eyed is a king. 2. A word to the wise is enough. 3. Certain good should never be relinquished for uncertain hopes. 4. Truth will sometimes break out unlooked for. 5. He that imagines he has knowledge enough, has none. 6. He is unwilling to aid us and we are therefore unable to obey your command. 7. I object to the evidence as...

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