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WILKINS, MARY E., 264, 285.

emphatic places, 184; emphasis
Will and shall. See Shall and will. on unimportant, 198; drawback
Willy-nilly, 4.

to use of, in description, 249; tell
Wire, for telegram or telegraph, 17. a story better than pictures, 250;
With, wrongly used, 69.

single descriptive, 268-270 ; that
Withal, 9.

suggest motion, 271; not subjects
With éifficulty, preferable to diffi- for argument, 328; question-beg-
cultiy, 22.

ging, 345. See Arrangement, Bur-
Without precedent, preferable to barisms, Choice of words, Impropri-
unprecedentedly, 22.

eties, Number of words, Solecisms.
Without rebuke, preferable to unre- WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM, 97, 101,
bukedly, 22.

107, 110, 117, 129, 163, 164, 165,
Womanish, Womanly, distinguished, 170, 197, 251, 255, 259, 269.
39.

Work, Travel, 99.
Woru, Verbal, 99.

Works, 94.
Woriiness, fatal in persuasion, 395. Would, follows same rules as will,
Words, fastidiousness in the use of, 63; used to signify habitual action,

3; in present use, 8; long dis- 63; used to express a wish, 63;
used sometimes recalled to life, examples of incorrect use, 63. See
9; in present use in poetry but

Shall and will.
obsolete in prose, 9; obsolete for Would God, 6.
one kind of prose but not for Would rather, 5.
another, 9; not yet in present use, WRIGHT, THOMAS, 351
10; in national use, 11; in British Write, how Franklin and Stevenson
and American use, 13–15; foreign, learned to, 78-81.
15–17; in reputable use, 16; not Writer, a, first duty of, to be natural,
in reputable use, 17; uneuphonious, 113; not persuasive when think-
21 ; obsolete, 25; fashion in, 26, ing of his style, 398.
36; new. 27; of foreign origin, 27; Writer, the present, for I, 103.
borrowed, 28-30; of low origin, 32; Writing, grammatical purity a requi-
new formations of, 33; counsel con- site of good, 1; Macaulay's rule
cerning choice of, 35; similar in of, 11; inaccuracies excusable in
sound or in sense, 37–42; used in conversation not excusable in, 48.
a foreign sense, 43; omission of Writing a subject to the dregs,
those, which are necessary to con- 170.
struction, 70; choice of, 74-144: Wrong, 94.
overworked, 75 ; that require defi-
nition, 94-96 ; of Anglo-Saxon and

Y.
of Latin origin, 96-102; “ lower
classes cannot perform highest Yacht, 27.
work, 97 ; bookish, 108; of which Yankee, 33.
the sound suggests the sense, 112; Yea, 9.
at once literal and figurative, 115; Year's work, a, 50.
metapnors embodied in single, Yet, 148.
123; repeated, 134; in two senses, YONGE, CHARLOTTE M., 158, 197,
137; two, in same sense, 137 ; | Yore, 9.
number of, 145-176 : too few, 146-York's case, 333.
148; too many, 150-168 ; arrange- You was, 13.
ment of, 177-230: important in 1 Young, EDWARD, 322.

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