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" II at the close, as mill, sell. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before it, have only one I at the close, as mail, sail. "
The Business Man's Encyclopedia: a Hip-pocket Business Counsellor-- ...: 3 ... - Page 243
1905
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Inquire Within for Anything You Want to Know

Robert Kemp Philp - 1858 - 434 pages
...syllable ending in I, with a single vowel before it, have double I at the close : as, тШ, sell. 1665. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before it, have one I only at the close : as. mall, sail. 1666. Words of one syllable ending in I, when compounded,...
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Enquire within upon everything [by R.K. Philp. Wanting sheet L].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1865 - 371 pages
...syllable ending in /, with a single Towel before it, have double I at the close : as, mill, tell. ii. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before it, have one I only at the close : as, mail, sail. iii. Words of one syllable ending in I, when compounded,...
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Martine's Sensible Letter-writer: Being a Comprehensive and Complete Guide ...

Arthur Martine - 1866 - 206 pages
...dictionary for reference, as the importance of co-™ect spelling and phraseology cannot be overestimated. All words of one syllable, ending in I, with a single...foretell, distill, instill and fulfill retain the II of their primitives. Derivatives of dull, skill, will and full also retain U when the accent falls...
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Enquire Within Upon Everything: To which is Added Enquire Within Upon Fancy ...

1869 - 412 pages
...syllable ending in /, with a single vowel before it, have double I at the close : as, mill, sell. ii. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before it, have one I only at the close: as, mail, sail. Hi. Words of one syllable ending in I, when compounded, retain...
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"You Ask!--I'll Tell!": A Condensed Encyclopedia of All Things of Every Day ...

Edwin Chesterman - 1873 - 442 pages
...one syllabic ending in /, with a single vowel before it, have double I at the close ; as, mill, felt. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before it, have one / only at the close ; as mtiil, ťail. Words of one syllable ending in /, when compounded, retain...
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Dr. Chase's Recipes; Or, Information for Everybody;: An Invaluable ...

Alvin Wood Chase - 1876 - 400 pages
...one syllable ending in I, with a single vowel before it, have double I at the close: as, mill, tell. All words of one syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before it, have one I only at the close: as i/mil Kail. Words of one syllable ending iu /, when compounded, retain...
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The National Standard Dictionary: A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language

1883 - 608 pages
...chagrin, chagrined. All words of one syllable ending in /, with a single vowel before it, have double II at the close ; as mill, sell. All words of one...foretell, distill, instill and fulfill, retain the double I of their primitives. Derivatives of dull, skill, will, and full, also retain the U when the accent...
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How to earn the merit grant, an elementary manual of school management, Volume 2

Henry Major - 1883
...syllable ending in I, with a single vowel before it, have double Z at the close ; as, mill, sell. (2) Words of one syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before it, have one I only at the close ; as, mail, ' sail. (3) Words of one syllable ending in I, when compounded,...
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Ogilvie's Handy Book of Useful Information and Statistical Tables of ...

1884 - 128 pages
...ending in I, with a single vowel before it, have double U at tho close : as mill, sell. All words of ono syllable ending in I, with a double vowel before it,...foretell, distill, instill and fulfill, retain the double I of their primitives. Derivatives of dull, skill, T.'ill, and full, also retain the U when the accent...
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The Western Rural Year Book, a Cyclopedia of Reference: Historical ...

Western rural year book - 1886 - 464 pages
...chagrin, chagrined. All words of one syllable ending in /, with a single vowel before it, have double // at the close; as mill, sell. All words of one syllable ending in /, with a double vowel before it, have only one / at the close; as mail, sail. The words foretell,...
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