Usage examples for orthography

  1. " I promise you that you shall be suited- full allowance of melancholy lyrics, better got up than a duchess, orthography and all. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  2. The old orthography has been preserved intact in this edition; but with respect to the employment of capitals, the entirely arbitrary manner in which they are introduced into the book as originally published, has made it necessary to reduce them, as well as the singularly capricious punctuation, to modern rules. – Lucasta by Richard Lovelace
  3. One day, being at Marcel's, Rodolphe picked up from the ground to light his pipe with, a scrap of paper on which he recognized his handwriting and the orthography of Louise. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  4. This rebuke woke him to his senses as far as orthography was concerned, but his father did not approve of the widow as a teacher, and sent him to Italy to break off the relation. – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1 by Rupert Hughes
  5. The style of her letters was good, the handwriting pretty and even, and there were very few faults of orthography. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  6. In addition to all the above, they added a mass of notes, partly of a critical and partly of a grammatical character, relating to various readings, grammatical forms and connections, modes of orthography, and the like. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  7. I am well aware that some readers will be dissatisfied in certain instances with my orthography. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow
  8. The bad writing and orthography made it almost unintelligible. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  9. Please point out to the children the peculiar orthography, which probably will be adopted in England by the time they are grown up; the amusing oddities of expression, etc. – The Point of View by Henry James
  10. His daughter Julia, too, being then, in 1841, " in service," wrote a letter to the journal in that style of damaged orthography afterwards adopted by the immortal Jeames and his American cousin, Artemus Ward. – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  11. A full and perfect system of orthography consists in two things:- 1. The possession of a sufficient and consistent alphabet. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  12. Hence will follow a closer definition and more accurate use of words, with a stricter attention to their orthography. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow
  13. Two are cited, in the loose orthography of the day. – William Bradford of Plymouth by Albert Hale Plumb
  14. The most prominent among them were Kiashuta, chief of the band of Senecas who had deserted their ancient homes to form a colony on the Ohio; Custaloga, chief of the Delawares; and the head chief of the Shawanoes, whose name sets orthography at defiance. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  15. Perhaps I am in error as to some of these medical terms and their orthography, but that is about the way the man with the divergent orbs told it to me. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  16. The word, arden, signified a forest, and was thence applied, with a slight variation in orthography, to the largest forest in England, and to the more celebrated forest in the vicinity of Liege. – Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2) by Dawson Turner
  17. Some writers give Folks' Glove, or Fairies' Glove as the proper English orthography, but this is wrong. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie