Excerpt from American Manual of Phonography: Being a Complete Guide to the Acquisition of Pitman's Phonetic Shorthand Another leading feature is such an arrangement of the lessons that no word, or class of words, is re quired to be written until the principle has been ex plained by Which they are written in their most approved forms. By this means, the student is not compelled to spend his time in learning how to write certain words, and then suffer the discouragement of having to drop and forget the forms thus learned, and familiarize himself With new and better ones. What is once learned in this book, remains a fixed fact with the pupil in all his after use of the system. There are hundreds of persons now, who, having studied Phonography through what was called the learner's style, have not yet been able to drop it and adopt the advanced and more practical style of writing; but they will have to do it before they can be recognized as good phonographic writers and the. Unlearning of their present lengthy and awkward forms for words, added to the new forms they must learn, is fully equal to learning the sys tern from the beginning.
About the Publisher
Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com
This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.