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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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Exercises in Orthography: Containing Examples in False Spelling,to be ...

John Epy Lovell - Spellers - 1847 - 170 pages
...6. Monosyllables and words accented on the last syllable, ending with any single consonant except x, preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant...they take another syllable beginning with a vowel. LESSON 60. ANTISSIPATE TIME. He was begining to take a high stand as a skoller: he had diskovered the...
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The compositor's text-book, by J. Graham [and J. Wilson].

John Graham (compositor.) - 1848
...joy, joyless, joyful, &c. RULE V. — Monosyllables, and words accented on the lastsyllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel,...take another syllable beginning with a vowel: as, wit, witty ; thin, thinuish ; to abet, an abettor ; to begin, a beginner. But if a diphthong precedes,...
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Cobb's Spelling Book: Being a Just Standard for Pronouncing the English ...

Lyman Cobb - Spellers - 1849 - 168 pages
...happy, happiness. But when у is preceded by a vowel, it is seldom changed, aз joyful, enjoyment. IV. Monosyllables, and words accented on the last...preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant, w|icn they t•:kc another syllable beginning with a vowel, as run, running, admit, admitting, refer,...
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An Analytical and Practical Grammar of the English Language

Peter Bullions - English language - 1849 - 240 pages
...said ; and day makes daily. RULE IV. 60- Monosyllables and words accented on tMe last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant before an additional syllable beginning with a vowel ; as rob robber ; admit, admittance, admitted....
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1851 - 659 pages
...practice the current rule is recognized : " 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; begin, beginner. The reduplication of the consonant is necessary to express the shortness...
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The Principles of English Grammar

Peter Bullions - English language - 1851 - 225 pages
...egg, err, inn, odd, purr.] RULE III. 31. Monosyllables and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant before an additional syllable beginning with a vowel ; as, rob, robber ; admit, admittance, admitted....
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English Grammar, Illustrated by Exercises in Composition, Analyzing and Parsing

A. H Weld - 1852
...accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, commonly double that consonant, when they take another syllable beginning with a vowel; as, wit, witty ; thin, Mannish; regret, regretted ; begin, beginning. 46. But if a diphthong precedes,...
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The intellectual grammar

William Martin - 1852 - 104 pages
...changed to i ; as, try, trial. ROLE 15. Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant, when another syllable is added beginning with a vowel ; as fog, foggy; begin, beginner. EXCEPTIONS. —...
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Rudiments of English Composition

Alexander Reid - 1854 - 134 pages
...with ty, takes the affix ous, the y is changed into e; as, Beauty, beauteous ; 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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A new and comprehensive grammar of the English language

George King (of Upper Holloway.) - 1854
...unchanged, as employ, employs, employment, except daily, gaily, laid, paid, said. 4. Monosyllables, ending with a single consonant, preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant on the addition of another syllable, us flit, flitting; thin, thinner, thinnest. Also, words of two...
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