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" Words of one syllable ending in a consonant, with a single vowel before it, double that consonant in derivatives; as ship, shipping, etc. "
The Business Man's Encyclopedia: a Hip-pocket Business Counsellor-- ...: 3 ... - Page 243
1905
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The English spelling book

William Fordyce Mavor - 1818 - 168 pages
...millstone, changeable, graceless. Except always, also, and deplorable. RULE X. — All monosyllables ending in a consonant, with a single vowel before it, double that consonant in derivatives ; as, sin, sinner ; ship, shipping. RULE XI. — All monosyllables ending in a consonant, with a double vowel...
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American School Class-book: The Juvenile Spelling-book ..., Issue 1

Albert Picket - 1819 - 242 pages
...milUone, changeable, graceless. Except always, also, and deplorable. RULE 10. — All monosyllables ending in a consonant, with a single vowel before it, double that consonant in derivatives ; as, sin, sinner; thip, shipping. * RULE 11. — All monosyllables ending in a co-.sonant, withadouble vowel...
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Three Essays on the Subjects Propsed by the Cambrian Society in Dyfed which ...

1825 - 112 pages
...polysyllables both in English a1itT Welsh. "GENERAL RULES FOR SPELLING." Rule t0. " All monosyllables ending in a consonant with a "single vowel before it, double that consonant in derivatives, as in " sin sinner, ship shipping" Rule t2. "All words of more than one syllable ending in a " consonant,...
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A defence of the reformed system of Welsh orthography

John Jones ('Tegid'.) - 1829
...contends on the authority of a rule which he found in Mavor's Spelling Book, that " all mono" syllables ending in a consonant with a single vowel " before it, double that consonant in derivatives, as " in sin, sinner, ship, shipping :" and accordingly he maintains that pen will make pennau ; tor, torri...
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Enquire Within Upon Everything

Robert Kemp Philp - 1856 - 352 pages
...race1ег» ; except always, also, deplonMe, although, almost, adniirable, &c. 1673. All monosyllables ending in a •consonant, with a single vowel before it, double that consonant in derivatives ; aa, »in, sinner; ship, siiipping; Ыд, bigger ; glad, gladder, &c. 1G74. Monosyllables ending iu...
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Inquire Within for Anything You Want to Know

Robert Kemp Philp - 1858 - 434 pages
...raceless; except always, also, deplorable, although, nlmoit, admirable, &c. 1673. All one-syllables ending in a consonant, with a single vowel before it, double that consonant in derivatives; as «¡'я, sinner; ship, shipping; big, bigger ; glad, gladder, &c. 1674. One-syllables ending in ft...
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The grammar of the English language made easy

William Nicholson (of Halifax.) - 1864 - 287 pages
...changeable, raceless: except always, also, deplorable, although, almost, admirable, ifcc. 12. Monosyllables ending in a consonant with a single vowel before it, double that consonant in derivatives ; as, sin, sinner; ship, shipping; whip, whipping; big, bigger; mad, madder; glad, gladder; remit, remitted....
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Enquire within upon everything [by R.K. Philp. Wanting sheet L].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1865 - 371 pages
...râtelées; except always, also, deplorable, althoiu/h, almost, admirable, &c. x. AH one-syllables ending in a consonant, with a single vowel before it, double that consonant in derivatives : as, sin, sinner; ship, shipping; big, bigger; glad, gladder, &c. xi. One-syllables ending in a consonant,...
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Martine's Sensible Letter-writer: Being a Comprehensive and Complete Guide ...

Arthur Martine - 1866 - 206 pages
...letter before the termination able, unless ending in ce or ge, when it is retained, as in move, movable, change, changeable, etc. Words of one syllable ending in a consonant with n single vowel, before it, double that consonant in derivatives, as ship, shipping, etc. But if ending...
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Enquire Within Upon Everything: To which is Added Enquire Within Upon Fancy ...

1869 - 412 pages
...changeable, raccless ; except always, also, deplorable, although, almost, admirable, &c. x. All one-syllables ending in a consonant, with a single vowel before it, double that consonant in derivatives : as, tin, timier ; thip, shipping ; big, bigger; glad, gladder, &c. xi. One-syllables ending in a consonant,...
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