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Word-book of English spelling, oral and written

designed to attain practical results in the acquisition of the ordinary English vocabulary, and to serve as an introduction to word-analysis

by William Swinton

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Published by American Book Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spellers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Swinton.
    SeriesSwinton"s Word-book series: Speller
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 154 p. ;
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23405756M

    All editions of a work are recognized in common use in some sense as new works; and in the bookshop or library a man is careful to specify the latest edition of Smith, or Brown's edition of Smith, to avoid getting the older and outdated original work. There is thus going on all the time a process of struggle and "natural selection" which in the end is a survival of the fittest in the true evolutionary sense, i. In either case a permanent new form has been produced--the old common knowledge with a difference, and the process goes on again: the new work is multiplied by publication into many like individuals; these like individuals develop each its variations; the variations in the same direction unite in some new accepted fact, idea or law, expressed in a monograph; common knowledge with this new variation forms a new general work which again is multiplied, and so on. By bidding you are agreeing to have read and agree to all of the auction policies on this page.

    These little bibliographies give a complete apparatus on many of the above subjects. The task of textual criticism is to set forth each man's words--each original author, each copyist, each translator, each editor, just as his words were--no more and no less. The monograph may and generally does include, in bibliographical or historical outline, the substance of previous works, and in every event it implies the previous total. The National Fifth Reader…, rev. Marty, Untersuch. Sphragistics, or the science of seals, and numismatics, or the science of coins, medals, etc.

    The original work must not plagiarize nor even use stereotyped phrases, although it may introduce proverbs or idiomatic phrases. The origin of variant forms of the same original through involuntary and voluntary changes has been traced above up to the point where editorial variants overwhelm the original and a new author's name takes the place of the old. Abbott, Edwin A. Literary value is the prime factor. The memory copy may be by eye from writing, or from the lips of a speaker in the case of the deaf. This is readily seen by the great variety in the related legends of closely related tribes; and in modern times in the tales of village gossips and after-dinner stories, which soon lose their fixed verbal form, save as to the main point.


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Word-book of English spelling, oral and written book

Patterson's Common School Speller; St. The origin of variant forms of the same original through involuntary and voluntary changes has been traced above up to the point where editorial variants overwhelm the original and a new author's name takes the place of the old.

Griggs and Composition Chittenden, L. John B. Cooledge Reader…, 28th ed. A Complete Speller… N. English Language. Category Sub-Cat. By a thousand years later, tablet books and inscriptions were common and papyrus books seem to have been well begun.

With writing, on the other hand, the eye grasps three to six letters at a time, and takes in words as wholes instead of spelling them out. The advantage of printing over writing is in the more rapid multiplication of copies, and still more in the accuracy of the copies. Inward books may be originals or copies.

Parker's Fourth Reader N. Marty, Untersuch. Every new book enters into a struggle for existence; wind and weather, wear and tear conspire to destroy it. Adventures in American Literature, rev. Mare peterdmare on December 20, am English is prety sound?

Some have been tested from remote antiquity, and it is the books which survive the test of many periods of time, many kinds of geographical environment, and many varieties of intellectual environment, i.

This means the utterance or copying into some outward material and the re-copying by another into memory. The original book is in a man's mind and survives only so long as its author survives.

Do you want us to think either of those things? Hinkle Eclectic Educational Series English ed.

William Swinton

It is sold 'as is. When thus a form of words is frequently re-copied or reprinted via the human mind the resulting book becomes more and more unlike the original as to its form of words, until in the late manuscript copies of early works there may often be thousands of variations from the original.

'You Can Spell' Books

The monograph may and generally does include, in bibliographical or historical outline, the substance of previous works, and in every event it implies the previous total. Almost all books are thus composite. The advantage of manuscript transmission over oral tradition in its permanence is thus very great.

Book 8 You Can Spell Book 8 continues the emphasis on the skills required for spelling mastery while introducing words that even adults have difficulty spelling correctly, together with more advanced vocabulary activities. It is still a matter of interest to many to pick out by his "style" the author of an unsigned article, review or editorial--which is higher criticism.

The National Pronouncing Speller… N. Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico will be higher. McGuffy's Sixth Eclectic Reader, rev.We serve cookies Our website uses cookies, which help us to improve our site and enables us to deliver the best possible service and customer experience, as well as to provide social media features.

Author of Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, Word-book of English spelling, oral and written, The twelve decisive battles of the war, Swinton's primary United States, Word-primer, A grammar containing the etymology and syntax of the English language, Miller's.

17 Responses to “Writing and Pronunciation” Peter d. Mare (@peterdmare) on December 20, am English is prety sound? Research shows that the English spelling system is a mess: 60% of common words are misspelled in the dictionary (as in inaccurately represented like they sound).

Word-book of English spelling, oral and written: designed to attain practical results in the acquisition of the ordinary English vocabulary, and to serve as an introduction to word-analysis /Author: William Swinton.

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About the Book Translation is a desktop activity, where a translator provides the precise meaning of words written or spoken in one language into another language.

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