Shorthand Systems

Shorthand Systems

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...readl eithelr: iknt ' ' sknd, ' d ' vnds ' can be read ' vn s ' or ' vn s.' use ion ' illstead of Binshon, ' so that it should be the more legible to your readers. Perhaps I should have pointed these little matters out before, but I thought them too trivial to be called errors, and as they were more legible to your readers, I concluded Mr. Walker would not calll them 'stakes. Now this 0ust shows you Sir the divided opinion t ere is gliout Phonography; some persons tell me'I was too favourable towards it, and Mr. Walker tries to show that I am quite ignorant of the system; but I think I have proved to you that I am not far out." Tau PHONOGRAPHIC PnorseAunA. Mr. POCKNELL writes: " I will only trouble you further with an extract from a recent speech by Mr. T. A. Reed, on the occasion of the presentation of an adress in London. Referring, in your columns of 4th. Sept., to the exaggerations put forth during the propagandism of Phonography thirty-five or forty years ago, I mentioned Mr. Reed among other lecturers and teachers in that movement. Mr. Reed, certainly, was not the boldest declaimer among that remarkable band of men who did so much to dififuse a knowledge of the existence of Mr. Pitman's supposed discovery, and, therefore, if he, after thirty-five or forty years of reflection and of familiarity with Mr. Pitman's system, at all recedes from the position he then took up, and from the eulogistie terms in which he then spoke of the system of Phonography, how much more ought those still alive, who ventured to greater depths of exaggeration, to follow Mr. Reed's example, and recant much of that praise which they find, in their calmer...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236781899
  • 9781236781895