Wharton made extensive stylistic, punctuation, and spelling
changes and revisions between the serial and book publication, and more than thirty subsequent changes were made after the second impression of the book edition had been run off.
She said if he were not so anxious about his spelling
and took less pains to make it clear, he would do better; but he put so many unnecessary letters into short words that they sometimes quite lost their English appearance.
and punctuation have been largely brought into conformity with modern British usage.
Imagine the Grand Vizier in solemn council with the magnates of the realm, spelling
his way through the hated newspaper, and finally delivering his profound decision: "This thing means mischief --it is too darkly, too suspiciously inoffensive--suppress it
Upon a third he read the word "white;" "white horse," repeated he, like a child that is spelling
The secretary wrote it down, after a little difficulty about the spelling
because of the different names of the letters of the alphabet in the two languages.
She wrote to him formal, monotonous, and dry letters, to which she attached no importance herself, and in the rough copies of which the countess corrected her mistakes in spelling
to the attacks of the spelling
reformers, and like them, will
Litchfield, is the story of Britomart taken from scattered portions in books III, IV, and V in original poetry, spelling
And now since I cannot conceive that ye would hold a spelling
bee upon the street corner, will ye name some reasonable excuse for being at large?
Nevertheless, like all fervid writing, the task was done in less time than usual, and if the spelling
differed from Mrs.
Not only had Tori Spelling
gotten all those extras for free.