Pamphlets on orthography


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Pagina 24 - Doubtless the pleasure is as great In being cheated, as to cheat. As lookers-on find most delight, Who least perceive the juggler's sleight ; And still the less they understand, The more admire the sleight of hand.
Pagina 4 - All subscriptions shall be payable in advance, and shall become due on the 1st day of January in each year ; and the first subscription of...
Pagina 4 - How can a system of education flourish that begins by so monstrous a falsehood, which the sense of hearing suffices to contradict ? No wonder that the hornbook is the despair of mothers ! " From this instance, the reader will perceive that Dr.
Pagina 19 - YOU need not be concerned, in writing to me, about your bad spelling ; for, in my opinion, as our alphabet now stands, the bad spelling, or what is called so, is generally the best, as conforming to the sound of the letters and of the words.
Pagina 3 - A more lying, round-about, puzzleheaded delusion than that by which we confuse the clear instincts of truth in our accursed system of spelling was never concocted by the father of falsehood.
Pagina 5 - PRESIDENT. The President shall take the chair at every Meeting of the Society or of the Council at which he may be present ; he shall keep order in all proceedings, submit questions to the Meeting, and perform the other customary duties of a Chairman. In the absence of the President, one of the Vice-Presidents...
Pagina 3 - Should there appear cause, in the opinion of the Council, for the expulsion from the Society of any Member, a Special General Meeting shall be called by the Council for that purpose, and if three-fourths of those voting agree by ballot (not less...

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