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" Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant, when they take another syllable beginning with a vowel : as, wit, witty ; thin, thinnish ; to abet, an abettor ;... "
Cobb's Spelling Book: Being a Just Standard for Pronouncing the English ... - Page 17
by Lyman Cobb - 1835 - 168 pages
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English Exercises: Consisting of Exercises in Parsing, Instances of False ...

Lindley Murray - 1835
...Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a angle vowel, double that consonant, when they take another syllable beginning with a vowel ; as, wit, witty ; thin, thinnish ; to abet, an abettor ; to begin, a beginner. But if a diphthong precedes,...
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Murray's System of English Grammar: Improved, and Adapted to the Present ...

Lindley Murray, Enoch Pond - English language - 1835 - 70 pages
...annoyance ; joy, joyless, joyful. 5. Monosyllables, and words accented on the last sy^ lable, ending with a single consonant, preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant, when they taktt• another syllable beginning with a vowel; as wit, witty; thin, thinhish; to abet, an abettor;...
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English exercises, adapted to the grammar lately published by L. Murray ...

Lindley Murray - 1836
...character can be portraied. RULE v. Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel,...take another syllable beginning with a vowel : as, wit, witty ; thin, thinnish ; to abet, an abettor ; to begin, a beginner, C But if a diphthong precedes,...
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Murray's English Exercises: Consisting of Exercises in Parsing ... with ...

Lindley Murray - 1837
...Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded h'ya single vowel, double that consonant, when they take another syllable beginning with a TOWel ; as, wit, witty ; thin, tkinnish ; to abet, an abettor ; to begin, a beginner. But if a diphthong...
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The Pronouncing Spelling Book: Adapted to Walker's Critical Pronouncing ...

Jacob Abbot Cummings - Spellers - 1838 - 166 pages
...; as, boy, boyish, boyhood. Rule 5. Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant, preceded by a single vowel,...take another syllable beginning with a vowel ; as, wit, teitty ; thin, thinnish ; begin, beginner. But if a diphthong precedes, or the accent is on the...
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The gradational spelling book

I. Fellows - 1838 - 12 pages
...Rules for Spelling derivative wards. ] . Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant when they take an affix beginning with a vowel; as dot, dotting; begin, beginning; but when the affix alters the original...
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Murray's System of English Grammar: Improved and Adapted to the Present Mode ...

Lindley Murray - 1839
...annoyance; joy, joyless, joyful. 5. Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant, preceded by a single vowel,...they take another syllable beginning with a vowel; as wit, witty; thin, thinnish; to abet, an abettor; to begin, a beginner. But if a diphthong precedes,...
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Rudiments of English composition. [With] Key

Alexander Reid - 1839
...with ty, takes the affix ous, the y is changed into e ; as, Beauty, beautcouj; pity, piteous. VI. When monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable,...with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, receive an affix beginning with a vowel, the final consonant is doubled; as, Begin, beginwer; wit,...
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The Young Lady's Companion: In a Series of Letters

Margaret Coxe - Electronic book - 1839 - 342 pages
...Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant, which is preceded by a vowel, double that consonant when they take another syllable, beginning with a vowel, as remit, remittance; commit, committal; but if a dipthong precede, or the accent is on the preceding...
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Murray's English Exercises ...: Revised, Prepared and Particularly Adapted ...

Lindley Murray - 1840
...character can be portraied. RULE v. Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel,...take another syllable beginning with a vowel ; as, w,t, witty ; thin, thinnish ; to abet, an abettor ; to begin, a beginner. But if a diphthong precedes,...
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