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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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The Smaller Standard Speller: Containing Classified Exercises for Oral ...

Epes Sargent - Spellers - 1857 - 72 pages
...their compounds. Dai'ly. 7. 'Words of one syllable, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant, preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant on taking an augment beginning with a vowel. big'gest; drum, drum'mer ; glad, glad'der, glad'dest;...
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Analytical and Practical Grammar

Peter Bullions - English language - 1857 - 244 pages
...said ; and day makes daily. RULE IV. GO. Monosyllables and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant hefore an additional syllable heginning with a vowel ; as rol, robber ; admit, admittance, admitted....
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The National Spelling-book, and Pronouncing Tutor: Containing Rudiments of ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Spellers - 1858 - 168 pages
...retained ; as, cry, crying. Rule 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. EJSCEPTIOSS.—...
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The Standard Speller: Containing Exercises for Oral Spelling, Also Sentences ...

Epes Sargent - Spellers - 1858 - 168 pages
...de-stroy, em-ploy, en-joy, play. 7. Words of one syllable, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant, preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant on taking an augment beginning with a vowel. EXCEPTIONS. — The derivatives of gas have only one s...
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Standard Speller; Containing Exercises for Oral and Silent Spellng

Epes Sargent - 1858
...de-stroy, em-ploy, en-joy, play. 7. Words of one syllable, and words accented on the last syllable. 3nding with a single consonant, preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant on taking an augment beginning with a vowel. EXCEPTIONS. — The derivatives of gas have only one s...
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Principles of English Grammar: A New Ed., Rev., Re-arranged and Improved

Peter Bullions - English language - 1859 - 225 pages
...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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The Smaller Standard Speller

Epes Sargent - Spellers - 1860 - 72 pages
...their compounds. Dai'Iy. 7. Words of one syllable, and words accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant, preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant on taking an augment beginning with a vowel. big'gest ; drum, drum'mer ; glad, glad'der, glad'dest...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 25

1860
...consistently followed by Webster. " 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 thin, thiunish ; hit, hitting ; to abet,...
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Exercises in Orthography and Derivation

John Purdue Bidlake - 1861 - 170 pages
...-ed to the Present Infinitive. Verbs of one syllable, or verbs accented on the last syllable, ending with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant before -eth, -ed, and -ing ; as, beg, beggeth, begged, begging ; bestir, testirreth, bestirred, bestirring....
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Grammar of English grammars; or Advanced manual of English grammar and language

Jacob Lowres - 1863
...Exceptions. Illness, shrillness, stillness, smallness, fellness.* KTJLE VII. Words of one syllable ending in a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double that consonant when a syllable is added beginning with a vowel ; but the consonant is not doubled if preceded by two vowels....
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