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PUNCTUATION PRACTICALLY ILLUSTRATED

BY THE SAME AUTHOR.

Graphic Progressive Dictation Blanks. Nos.

1, 2 AND 3. By KATE O'NEILL. Designed to teach the rules of Punctuation, the use of capital letters, and composition, through the medium of practical exercises. Each, 24 pages. 96 cents per dozen.

PARKER P. SIMMONS

New York and Chicago

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PUBLIC LIBRARY

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ASTOR, LENOX AND
TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

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COPYRIGHT, 1894,
By KATE O'NEILL.

Revised in 1898.

.Revised and Enlarged in 1899.

Preface.

The imperative demand for accuracy of expression on the part of all who are engaged in the various departments of every-day life has made the study of the subject of punctuation a necessity for all whose vocations call for written language. The stenographer, the typewriter, and the lawyer's clerk are not allowed time to subject their written matter for revision and correction; it must go forth with its errors uncorrected, if there be any, to do what harm they may. This harm may be, and has been, very great ; as, for instance, the loss to the United States Government of two millions of dollars on account of the

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