OLD-TIME SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL-BOOKS - online book

An Illustrated history & description Of Schools in the 18th & 19th Centurys.

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The book conveys information about punctuation as follows:
You see a little round dot, once in a while as you read. It means that you should let your voice fall, as if you were done read-ing, and stop while you could say, one, two, three, four. Thus :
A Comparison. From Parsons's Analytical Spelling Book.
The use of emphasis is explained with similar lucidity.
Suppose you wished to call your brother at a distance, and he should not hear you at first would you not repeat it in this way :
JOSEPH !!! Joseph !! Joseph!
growing louder every time ? That is called raising the key.
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