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The New Practical Shorthand Manual; a Complete and Comprehensive Exposition ...
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added adds already angle attached beginning bill called characters circle comes consonant sounds correct curves DEAR-SIR direction double consonants downward Elements expressed FINAL HOOKS frequently give given half-length halving principle hand heard heavy horizontal in-the indicate initial joined length letter loop manner matter mean namely necessary never notes on-the outline Phrases placed position possible practice preceding present pronounced referring regular represented Review Exercises rules semicircle short shorthand shun side single sound stenographer straight strokes student thing tick tion to-the triple consonants upward usual vocalized vowel wish word ends word-signs WORDS CONTAINING Write Exercise written ا ا با به لا ما
Page 146 - A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages.
Page 147 - ... though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried.
Page 147 - A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise, shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance which does not deliver. In the attempt his genius deserts him ; no muse befriends ; no invention, no hope.
Page 146 - Speak your latent conviction, and it shall be the universal sense; for the inmost in due time becomes the outmost, and our first thought is rendered back to us by the trumpets of the Last Judgment. Familiar as the voice of the mind is to each, the highest merit we ascribe to Moses, Plato and Milton is that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought.
Page 147 - There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.
Page 144 - ... every one in whose breast there shall arise an aspiration for human rights and human liberty. We perform this grateful duty, Gentlemen, at the expiration of a hundred years from his birth, near the place, so cherished and beloved by him, where his dust now reposes, and in the capital which bears his own immortal name. All experience evinces that human sentiments are strongly influenced by associations.
Page 103 - Be fit for more than the thing you are now doing. Let every one know that you have a reserve in yourself, — that you have more power than you are now using. If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.
Page 144 - ... too, like a meteor, to repel her foes. That name, in the days of peace, was a loadstone, attracting to itself a whole people's confidence, a whole people's love, and the whole world's respect. That name, descending with all time...
Page 52 - The circles s and sez and the loops st and str may be written in place of the n hook on straight strokes...