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" DOUBLING. A final consonant, when it is not preceded by a single vowel, or when the accent is not on the last syllable, should remain single before an additional syllable : as, toil, toiling ; visit, visited ; general, generalize. "
Elements of the English Language, Or, Analytical Orthography: Designed to ... - Page 116
by Albert D. Wright - 1870 - 126 pages
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A Complete Etymology of the English Languages: Containing the Anglo-Saxon ...

William W. Smith - English language - 1873 - 319 pages
...Concur' concur'-ring Excel' excel'-ling Demur' demur'-ring Rule VI. The final consonant of a word, when not preceded by a single vowel, or •when the accent is not on the last syllable, remains single on the addition of a suffix. NOTE. — It has been the practice to double the I in all...
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The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms ..., Book 2

Goold Brown - English language - 1873 - 355 pages
...ks, is never doubled. EULE TV. NO DOUBLING. A final consonant, when it is not preceded by a singlo vowel, or when the accent is not on the last syllable, should remain single before an additional syllable: as, toil, toiling ; visit, visited ; general, generalize. Exc. — But I and...
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The First Lines of English Grammar: Being a Brief Abstract of the ..., Book 1

Goold Brown - English language - 1874 - 122 pages
...acquitting. EXCEPTION. — X final, being equivalent to fa, is never doubled. RULE IV. — No DOUBLING. A final consonant, when it is not preceded by a single...accent is not on the last syllable, should remain singja before an additional syllable : as, toil, toiling ; visit, visited ; general, generalize. i...
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Word-analysis: A Graded Class-book of English Derivative Words, with ...

William Swinton - English language - 1877 - 125 pages
...asprefer'+ence=pref'erence. Rule VI — No Doubling. A final consonant, when it is not preceded by a aingle vowel, or when the accent is not on the last syllable, should remain single before an additional syllable; as, toil + ing = toiling ; cheat +ed= cheated; murmur+ing=munnuring. 1. —...
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New Word-analysis, Or, School Etymology of English Derivative Words: With ...

William Swinton - English language - 1879 - 154 pages
...; fop+ ish = foppish ; squat + er= squatter ; prefer'+ing = prefer'ring. Rule VI. — JVo Doubling. A final consonant, when it is not preceded by a single...on the last syllable, should remain single before an additional syllable: as, toil + ing= toiling; cheat + ed= cheated; murmur -t-iug=murmurmg. PART...
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The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and Critical

Goold Brown - English language - 1851 - 1102 pages
...inflame', inftam'mable, ufattunaftiim. Sec Observations 13 and 14, p. 199. RULE IV. — No DOUBLING. A final consonant, when it is not preceded by a single...on the last syllable, should remain single before an additional syllable : as, toil, toiling; oil, oily; visit, vitited ; differ, differing; peril, perilous;...
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The Normal Teacher, Volume 3

Education - 1880
...as in Fast. A, broad as in Fall. A, slight or obscure as in Liar. 3. Il-lus'trat-ing; Cor'po-ral. 5. A final consonant, when it is not preceded by a single...on the last syllable, should remain single before an additional syllable. READING. 1. The author of this extract is known as the "Father of his Country,"...
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The First Lines of English Grammar: Being a Brief Abstract of the ..., Book 1

Goold Brown - English language - 1883 - 156 pages
...vowel: as, rob, robber; permit, permitting; acquit, acquittal, acquitting. RULE IV.— No DOUBLING. A final consonant, when it is not preceded by a single...on the last syllable, should remain single before an additional syllable : as, toil, toiling ; visit, visited; general, generalize. Exc. — But I and...
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The American Manual of Useful, Interesting, and Instructive Information ...

William Harrison Starkey - 1884
...WORSHIPPED, WORSHIPPER, BIASED, UNBIASED, EXCELLENCE, EXCELLENT. RULE 4. — When a final consonant is not preceded by a single vowel, or when the accent is not on the last syllable, it should remain single before an additional syllable, as: COMPOSE, COMPOSING, ADTISE, ADVISED. Sometimes...
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Hill's Manual of Social and Business Forms

Thomas Edie Hill - 1884
...z final, being equivalent to K9, Is an exception, and is never doubled. 4. A final consonant, whin not preceded by a single vowel, or when the accent Is not on the lat syllable, should remain single before an additional syllable; as TOIL, TOILIXO; VISIT, VISITED....
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