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Transcriber's Note: Phonetic characters are represented by the following symbols: [xT] = any letter "x" with inferior inverted "T" [=x] = any letter "x" with superior macron [x=] = any letter "x" with inferior macron [=oo] = "oo" with superior macron [)x] = any letter "x" with superior breve [)oo] = "oo" with superior breve [.x] = any letter "x" with superior dot (semi dieresis) [x.] = any letter "x" with inferior dot (semi dieresis) [x:] = any letter "x" with inferior double dot (dieresis)

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON

ORTHOGRAPHY AND READING.

BY

B.A. HATHAWAY,

AUTHOR OF THE "1001 QUESTION AND ANSWER BOOK SERIES.

THE BURROWS BROTHERS COMPANY,

CLEVELAND, OHIO.

IN THE SAME SERIES.

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON U.S. HISTORY,

(Including the Federal Constitution and Amendments.)

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON GEOGRAPHY.

(Embracing Descriptive, Physical, and Mathematical Geography.)

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON GRAMMAR.

(With copious Illustrations, Parsing and Analysis.)

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON ARITHMETIC.

(Including nearly 300 Test Examples, with Solutions.)

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF TEACHING.

(The latest and most exhaustive Book on this subject ever published.)

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON PHYSIOLOGY AND HYGIENE.

(Containing a separate and exhaustive Chapter on the Physiological effects of Alcohol and Narcotics.)

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON ORTHOGRAPHY AND READING.

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON GENERAL HISTORY.

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON BOTANY.

1001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON TEST EXAMPLES IN ARITHMETIC.

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PUBLISHED BY

THE BURROWS BROS. COMPANY,

CLEVELAND, OHIO.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1888,

BY B.A. HATHAWAY,

In the office of the librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C.

PREFATORY NOTE.

In presenting this, the seventh book of the "1001 Question and Answer Series," we feel that a great want is partially met. It is evident, from the number of inquiries made for such a book, that the works devoted to the subject of Orthography are very limited.

We are also aware that the Authors of the different Grammars devote such a limited space to the subject of Orthoepy and technical Orthography, that both Teacher and Pupil turn away from the subject in disgust.

In preparing this list of questions and answers we have consulted the best authority of the present day, and believe we have gone over the ground in such a way that it will meet the approval of all interested.

The questions and answers on Reading we trust will add to the interest of the book, and only hope that it will be received with as gracious a welcome and hearty approval as the rest of the series.

B.A.H. APRIL, 1888.

CONTENTS.

PAGE. Letters, 5 Orthoepy, 13 Substitutes, 17 Definitions and Words, 20 Rules and Terms, 25 Numerical Values of the Letters, 32 Capitals and Italics, 35 Abbreviations, 38 Accent and Punctuation, 40 Diacritical Marks, 44 Prefixes and Suffixes, 46 Promiscuous Questions, 56 Reading and Elocution, 60 Miscellaneous Exercises, 80

LETTERS.

1. What is Orthography? The science and art of the Letters of a language.

2. Of what does Orthography treat? The nature and power of letters, and correct spelling.

3. From what is the word Orthography derived? Two Greek words, signifying "To write right."

4. What is a Letter? A character used to represent an elementary sound, or combination of sounds... Continue reading book >>




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