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abbreviation additional Adrian answer attention beginning broken called capital chapter clauses close colon comma commence common complete connected corrections custom dash Dear Sir definition Deity Dependent direct divisions draw drawn envelope EXAMPLES exclamation point expressions fact Father frequently give given hand heading hyphen immediately important indicate introduced introductory words italics kings lady lives Lord Madame margin meaning Miss mistake month nature necessary never nouns omission omitted paragraph parenthetical marks period person phrases placed preceded printed printer proof proper properly punctuation marks quotation quotation marks quoted referring relative REMARKS repeated requires respect rest RULE salutation says semicolon sense sentence separated short small letters sometimes space street taken things tion usually verb William K writers written young
Page 37 - The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail — its roof may shake — the wind may blow through it— the storm may enter — the rain may enter — but the King of England cannot enter ! — all his force dares not cross* the threshold of the ruined tenement...
Page 23 - Nor is it always in the most distinguished achievements that men's virtues or vices may be best discerned ; but very often an action of small note, a short saying, or a jest, shall distinguish a person's real character more than the greatest sieges, or the most important battles.
Page 58 - How poor, how rich, how abject, how august, How complicate, how wonderful, is man!
Page 29 - And yet it never was in my soul To play so ill a part : But evil is wrought by want of Thought, As well as want of Heart...
Page 113 - YE who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of hope ; who expect that age will perform the promises of youth, and that the deficiencies of the present day will be supplied by the morrow ; attend to the history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia.
Page 7 - If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair.
Page 114 - The place which the wisdom or policy of antiquity had destined for the residence of the Abyssinian princes, was a spacious valley in the kingdom of Amhara, surrounded on every side by mountains, of which the summits overhang the middle part.
Page 58 - There is a day of sunny rest For every dark and troubled night ; And Grief may bide, an evening guest, But Joy shall come with early light.
Page 11 - She was tumbled early, by accident or design, into a spacious closet of good old English reading, without much selection or prohibition, and browsed at will upon that fair and wholesome pasturage. Had I twenty girls, they should be brought up exactly in this fashion.