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N .B . The diagrams heading the several pages are designed to show how the principles and letters are to be adjusted to the ruling,

## also to indicate the analysis o f the letters.

m a rk s p a r a lle l t o ea ch oth er.
F ir s t p rin cip le. WML
W rite th e p r in c ip le s a n d letters, e x c ep tin g r and s,
O b liq u e S traight L in e. C o m m e n c e at th e u p p er ru led lin e a n d k e e p the
within th e w ide s p a c e s a s in th e diagram . C o u n t 1, 2, 3, 4, l, 2, 3, 4, etc.
A H th e c u r v e s in th is b o o k , con stitu tin g letters o r p a r ts o f letters a n d c o m m e n c in g on th e b a s e line, a r e sin g le a n d o f th e s a m e length.
Right Curve. Left Curve.

## S e c o n d P r in c ip le R igh t C u rv e. Third P r in c ip le L e ft Cu rve.

C o m m e n c e b oth o f th e s e o n th e lo w e r r u led line O b s er v e ca refu lly th eir f o r m s an d a d ju st them c lo s e ly to th e ruling as in th e diagram . C ou n t 1, 2, / 2, etc.
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In th e dia g ra m s f o ll o w i n g stu d y th e a n a lysis o f th e letters.

The figures in th e diagrams indicate th e Principles. Make letters without shade. C o u n t I , 2 , I , dot.
Th e S e c o n d P r in c ip le ( y ) is p r e fi x e d t o th e F irst ( / ) j o in in g it a t the to p a n d then a ffix e d to the s a m e b y a
s h o r t co n n e c tin g cu r v e a t th e b a se. Th is cu r v e w e c a ll th e lo w e r tu rn ; it o c c u p ie s a b o u t o n e -s ix th o f a s p a c e . S e e s e c o n d p a g e o f o u r c o v e r f o r f u l l exp la n a tion .

## A A / A,u / A,A / AcA./ A A,'/ A A, A.A, A,A. A,A./

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Study the Diagrams and learn how to adjust the letters to the ruling.
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W idth o f u o n e s p a c e . S eco n d P r in c ip le unites with f i r s t a t to p a s in i, w, and a. M a k e th e turns
in u i un iform , s p a c e s eq u a l , stra ight tin es p a ra llel. C a u tio n : a v o id u n eq u a l s p a cin g , th u s M X ; d ifferen t sla n t, th u s m u . C o u n t f o r u i 1, 2, 3 , 4, l , 2, I , dot.
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Analysis o f w.

W rite with a c a r e fu l m ov em en t.
7 C ount f o r iw I , 2 , 1, 2 , 3 , 4, 5, d o t 1, dot.
W id th o f w o n e s p a c e a n d a half. T u rn s in i w alik e. A / v 2 Straight lin es p a r a lle l a n d eq u a lly distant.
F in ish th e w with a s m a ll d o t a n d th e S e c o n d P r in c ip le in h o r iz o n ta l p o s itio n . A v o i d u n lik e turns, thus M U ; a lo o p in w in s te a d o f a d ot, th u s M y .

A u 1 Ayu 7 A
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Analysis o f n.

## W idth o f n o n e sp a c e . T h ird P r in c ip le ( S ) unites the F irst ( / ) a t to p b y a s h o r t cu rv e c a lle d the

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u p p er turn. I t again un ites a ngu larly with th e s a m e at E2 3 /2Z b a se. T h e u p p er turn o c c u p ie s s a m e s p a c e a s l o w e r turn.

M a k e stra ig h t lin es in n i p a r a lle l a n d eq u a lly sp a c e d , turns u n iform ly a lik e. Th e a c c u r a c y o f this c o p y m ay b e te s te d b y inverting it. C o u n t f o r n i I , 2, 3, 4 , 1, 2 , I dot.

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Analysis o f m .

## W idth tw o sp a c e s . U p p er turns s a m e as in n . T h ird P r in c ip le un ites with f i r s t a t b a se. C u rv e lin es s a m e in length. A v o id

u n lik e turns, s lo p e a n d sp a cin g . T h e aim , in th is c o u r s e o f p r a c tic e , s h o u ld b e to m a k e ea ch s u c c e s s iv e w o rd a n d lin e b e a r d istin ctly th e sta m p o f im p rov em en t. C o u n t l , 2 , 3, 4, 5, 6, I.
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Analysis o f x.

## M a k e th e turns e x a c tly a lik e b oth at to p a n d b a se, a n d as s h o r t a s p o s s ib le with con tin u o u s m otion .

C r o s s u p w a rd with a stra ig h t line through m id d le o f F ir s t P r in c ip le on s a m e s la n t with th e c u r v e lin es. S e e that th e u p p er a n d lo w e r turns a re s h o r t an d alike.

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Analysis o f v.

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PP/'cM f r o m turn to d o t h a l f a sp a c e . . _ j ____ !______ _____ t/ftper and /owar turns alik e.

## D o t a n d fin is h s a m e a s in w . B e c a r e fu l n o t t o m a k e th e o p e n in g t o o w ide a t th e to p , thus A S : th e s id e s u n eq u a l in height, thus /* - . C o u n t I , 2, 3, d o t 1.

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Analysis o f o.

## W idth o n e -th ir d o f th e length. O p p o s ite s id es eq u a lly W i i>yyi

V Y /. A c u r v e d a n d c lo s e d a t the top . C a u tio n : a v o id m akin g th e letter

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Analysis o f a.

## W idth o f a o n e sp a c e . Slant th e o v a l s a m e as S eco n d zd. P r in c ip le in w . C u rv e th e left s id e f u l l e r than th e right.

R ight cu r v e in au u nited with stra ight lin e at to p throughout. In stra ight lin es p r e s e r v e u niform ity o f sla n t an d spacin g, a n d a v o id lea vin g th e a open a t th e top . C o u n t fo r au 2 , 1 , 2 , 1, 2, 2 , 4 , 1 .
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Analysis o f e.

## L e ft cu r v e s a m e a s in o a n d c . Turn s h o r t a s p o s s ib le a t to p a n d b a s e w ith ou t stop p in g . A v o i d t o o f u l l a cu r v e o n th e left, w hich m a k e s t o o w id e a lo o p , th u s . . C o u n t I , 2, I.

/ / / / X 7 '<A\ AA A /A / A
J a ? 'a A A A A
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A n a ly s is o f c.
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W idth h a l f a sp a c e . O v a l turn at to p o c c u p ie s on e -th ir d
o f s p a c e f r o m u p p er line. L o o p tw o -th ird s th e heigh t s a m e a s e . T u rn s a b o v e a n d b e lo w sh ort. C a u tio n : a v o id m a k in g th e to p t o o large, thus & . C o u n t I , 2 , 3, 4, I.
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A n a ly s is o f r.
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W idth h a l f a sp a c e . C a rry S e c o n d P r in c ip le o n e-fo u rth o f a s p a c e a b o v e u p p er line. M a k e a s m a ll d ot, a n d j o in

th is with a slig h tly c u r v e d s h o u ld e r to th e F irst P rin cip le. L o w e r turn a s in i. A v o i d m a k in g a l o o p at to p , thus A ; th e letter t o o n a rrow , thus / , . C ount l, 2, 2, I.
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Analysis o f s.

## W idth h a l f a sp a ce, S e c o n d P rin cip le

o n e -fo u r th o f a s p a c e a b o v e u p p er tine. D o w n w a r d line \A z fa i/ J d iv erg es f r o m to p o f S e c o n d P r in c ip le , and, a fter th e turn,
term in a tes in a d o t o n e -fo u r th o f a s p a c e a b o v e to w e r line. C a u tio n : a v o id l o o p a t to p , thus ^ S e c o n d P r in c ip le s h o u ld n o t lean t o o f a r to th e right, t h u s ^ f . C o u n t l , 2 , 3 , d o t 1.
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## P a s s with a sin g le cu r v e lin e d irectly u n d er

th e d o t in th e s , an d s o c o n n e c t it with th e e as in th e c o p y , n o t thus . M a k e a ll th e letters h e r e , a s else w h e r e, v ery light. C o u n t l , 2, 2, d o t 1, 2, I , 2, I.
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## M a k e to p o f c s m a ll a n d T h ird P r in c ip le slig h tly cu rved . Th e d o t o f i s h o u ld b e s m a ll a n d n ea tly m ade. S ec u r e c o r r e c tn e s s o f fo r m , height, sla n t a n d spacin g. C o u n t l , 2, 1, 2 , 3 , 4, l , 2 , I.

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M a k e th e turns u n iform in x a n d v ,
c r o s s x with an u p w a rd m ov em en t. M a k e v o n e - h a l f s p a c e . Study ca refu lly h er e , a s else w h e r e, e v e r y p a r t o f e v e r y letter. C o u n t f o r x l , 2 , 1, c r o s s ; f o r v l , 2 , 3, d o t 1.
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O b s e r v e h o w th e o a n d w a r e c o n n e c te d b y S e c o n d P r in c ip le

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## O b s e r v e p a rticu la rly h o w a n d w h ere the c u r v e a n d stra ight lin es unite;

a ls o th e e q u a l s p a c e s b etw een stra igh t lin es w hen c o n n e c te d b y sin g le cu rv es. W rite this c o p y s o that it w ill b e a r th e te st o f in v ersion . C o u n t I, 2 , 3, 4, l , 2, l dot.
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## H e r e n o te e s p e cia lly th e turns, sla n t a n d sp a cin g . M a k e th is p a g e th e b e s t in th e b o o k . Th e la st e ffo r t s h o u ld a lw a y s s h o w d e c id ed im p ro v em en t o n a ll th e f o r m e r .

T h is c o p y c o m b in in g o n ly stra ight lin es, is in ten d ed a s an e x e r c is e p r o d u c in g a f r e e m o v e m en t o f th e f o r e -a r m ,

## with th e h a n d slid in g o n th e n ails o f th e 3 r d a n d 4th fin g e r s . L in e s un ite a t t o p an d b a se, f o r m i n g s h a rp angles. T h rou g h ou t

this b o o k , c o m b in a tio n s s h o u ld begin a t lo w e r left c o r n e r, b e w ritten through with c o n tin u o u s m otion , a n d e n d in u p p er rig h t co r n e r. C o u n t I , 2 , l , 2 , I.
2 The diagrams fo u n d on pages 2 and 2 are designed to show how the letters are to be adjusted to the ruling.

Th is c o p y (i, u a n d w ) c o m b in e s F ir s t ( / ) an d S e c o n d )P r in - cip les. T h e S e c o n d un ites angu larly with F irst a t the top . D o t the i o n e

s p a c e a b o v e its to p o n th e reg u la r slant. F in ish w with a s m a ll dot, an d S e c o n d P r in c ip le in h o r iz o n ta l p o s itio n . W rite th e letters e x c ep tin g

r a n d s w ithin th e n a rrow sp a c e s . C a u tio n ; a v o id u n lik e turns, t h u s A U , ; u n eq u a l sp acing, t h u s A C A ; d ifferen t sla n ts, thus A cl . C o u n t l , 2, l , 2 , /, 2, 3, 4, I, 2, 3, 4, 5, d o t l , d ot, dot.

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## b etw een th e stra ig h t lin es is o n e a n d on e -th ir d s p a c e s . W rite lightly. D iffe r e n t sla n ts m a k e th e w o rd a p p ea r, th u s s ? u i m / . C o u n t 1, 2, 3 , 4, l , 2 , 3, 4, 1.

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T h e m c o m b in e s P r in c ip le s 3, i , 3, I, 3, I , 2. S traight tin es p a r a lle l a n d eq u a lly sp a c e d . C u rv e lin es s a m e length a n d sla nt. D o t th e i a fter the c o m b in a tio n is w ritten. In i an d u a v o id
uniting th e S e c o n d a n d F irst P r in c ip le s t o o lo w d ow n , t h u s /c u ; o r rou n d in g th eir to p s , th u s / W l s . C o u n t 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, l , 2 , I , 2 , 3, 4, l dot.
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Turn in n, x a n d v, a l to p a n d b a s e th e s a m e, i .e . , a s s h o r t a s p o s s ib le with con tin u o u s m o tio n . T h e x
c o m b in e s P r in c ip le s 3, I , 2 , 1. The v c o m b in e s 3, ! , 2 , 2. A f t e r th e c o m b in a tio n is written, fin i s h x b y beg in n in g a t th e b a s e lin e, c r o ss in g u pw ard th rou gh m id d le o f

F ir s t P rin cip le, with a stra ig h t line, on th e s a m e sla n t with cu rv es, a n d en d in g at u p p er line. F in ish v s a m e a s w . C o u n t I , 2, 3, 4, 1, 2 , l , 2, l , 2, 3, d o t l , c r o s s , c r o ss .
In th e ev en n u m b ered c o p i e s th rou g h ou t th e b o o k , e x c e p t c o p y 8 th e 1st, 3 r d a n d 5th d ow n s tr o k e s at to p tou ch th e u p p er an d v ertica l lines,

## l.e. a p p ea r in c o r n e rs , as p e r diagram p a g e 2. S m all o f o r m e d b y a u nion o f P r in c ip le s 3, 3, I , width o n e -th ir d o f length. O p p o s ite s id es eq u a lly c u r v e d a n d c lo s e d

a t top . T he o s j o i n e d with S e c o n d P r in c ip le in h o rizo n ta l p o s itio n . A v o i d the f u l l cu r v e a t the left sid e, thus g T . C o u n t I , 2, 3, etc.
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Th e ruling o f th e o d d n u m b e r e d c o p i e s at th e begin n in g o f th e c o m b in a tio n s, reg u la tes th e sp a cin g , height, a n d s la n t o f the letter o r its f i r s t

## p a r t a s p e r diagram p a g e 3. T h e letters m u st a lw a ys tou ch u p p er a n d lo w e r lin es, c o m m e n c in g a n d en d in g in c o r n e rs . T u rn s a t to p a n d b a s e a r e o n e -six th

o f a sp a c e . C o u n t I , 2, 3, 4, l , 2, l , 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, l , dot.
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The a c o m b in e s P r in c ip le s 3 , 3, 2, I , 2.

T h e T h ird P r in c ip le j o i n s th e o v a l o n e -fo u r th s p a c e f r o m th e u p p er line, m e a s u r ed vertica lly. G iv e th e o v a l an in c re a s e d inclin a tion an d un ite t o S e c o n d a n d F irst P r in c ip le s at top.

M a k e th e F irst P r in c ip le s on reg u la r slant. A v o i d t o o f u l l cu rv es, thus /CL ; lea vin g a o p e n at top , th u s XO; a l o o p a t to p , thus . C o u n t l , 2 , 3 , 4, 1, etc.
S traight lin es eq u a lly s p a ced , e x c e p t b etw een i a n d m , w h ere the c o m p o u n d c u r v e o c c u r s, w hich in c re a s e s th e d ista n ce o n e -th ir d sp a c e . A v o i d u n lik e sla n ts in straight lines,

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## th u s M ; t o o m uch sla nt, t h u s ^ . Stam p im p ro v em e n t u p on e v e r y lin e. C o u n t l , 2, l, 2, etc.

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W ith c a r e fu l m o v e m en t w rite w ord s w ith ou t lifting th e p e n . M a k e th e letters high en ou g h to f i l l th e s p a c e s b etw een th e r u led lines.

E a ch p u p il s h o u ld h a v e a c o r r e c t m en ta l c o n c e p tio n o f th e f o r m o f e v e r y letter. C o u n t 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 1, 2 , 1, 2 , 3, 4, 1.

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## th u s , a r o u n d b a ck , thus J 2 ; a stra ight b a ck , thus . C o u n t 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, & repeat.

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O b s e r v e ca refu lly th e o v a l to p o f c ; th e in c re a s e d sla n t o f p o in t e d o v a l in a : th e d o u b le c u r v e co n n e c tin g a a n d m . P u p ils s h o u ld f o r m th e h a b it o f con sta n tly criticizin g th eir writing.

C o u n t 1, 2 , 3, 4, l , 2 , 3, 4, I , 2 , 3, 4, 5, 6, I.

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## t o o m u ch width to th e r , thus / t ; t o o f u l l cu r v e t o the s h o u ld e r , thus / C ; m a kin g lo o p , thus / c C o u n t l , 2, 3, & repeat.

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S traight lin es eq u a lly d ista nt e x c e p t b etw een i a n d n . B e c a refu l to m a k e th e r o f p r o p e r heigh t a n d width. A m i d g ivin g t o o m u ch sla n t to its f i r s t cu rv e, t h u s ^
o r m a kin g sh a rp sh o u ld er, thus . C o u n t I , 2 , 3, 1, 2, 3, 4, l , 2, l , 2, 3, 4, l , dot.
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## s p a c e a b o v e th e ru led line. N e v e r lo o p it at top , thus ^ ; o r m a k e it t o o wide, t h u s ^ d / . C o u n t l , 2, 3 d o t & repeat.

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C o u n t f o r s o m e 1, 2 , 3 d o t 1, 2 , 3, 4, 1, 2 , 3, 4, 5, 6, I.

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## T h e t c o m b in e s S e c o n d a n d F irst P r in c ip le s . T h e F irst P r in c ip le o c c u p ie s tw o s p a c e s in height a n d is o n th e reg u la r slant.

T h e S e c o n d P r in c ip le j o i n s F irst o n e s p a c e f r o m b a s e line. C r o s s it o n e -th ir d its length f r o m th e to p with a stra ig h t h airlin e, in h o r iz o n ta l p o s itio n a n d in length, e q u a l to

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## f l a t on th e left sid e, thus J . . A v o i d u n lik e sla n ts in F irst P r in c ip le s , t h u s / C & n r v . C o u n t l , 2 , 3, 4, I , 2 , I , 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, l dot.

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In m Third Principle m ite s with First angularly at base. A void grasping the pen too tightly. Count I, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, I, 2, I, 2, 3, 4, 3, dot 1.
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M ake true curves, and smooth straight lines, which will give a neat appearance. Count 1, 2, S, 4, 5, 6, 1, 2, S, 4, I, 2, l, cross.
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Criticise your own work. Be sure you are right, then go ahead. Count I, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, l, 2, I, 2, 3, 4, l, 2, 1, dot.
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I gain every time I take pains with my line. Diligence ensures success. Count l, 2, 3 dot 1, 2, 3, 4, I, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4, /, dot.

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## D e c id e d e ffo r t w ilt m a k e y o u r la st p a g e th e b est. A d o p t th e m o tto I w ill s tr iv e to e x c e l, a n d im p ro v em e n t is su re. C o u n t l , 2, 2, 4, 5, 6, l , 2, l , 2, 3, l , 2 , I.

T h e fig u r e s a c co m p a n y in g th e letters in d ica te th e P r in c ip le s u s e d in th eir c o n s tru ctio n : th e fr a c t i o n s s h o w th eir p r o p o r tio n s , a n d th e s p a c e m a r k 0 is used to denote equal spaces.
S econ d P rin cip le j o in s F irst a t to p with sha rp angle. Width o f u, o n e sp a ce. S econ d P rin cip le jo in in g F irst W idth o f wo n e a n d o n e - h a l f s p a c e s . T u rn s a t b a s e a s in ua n d
F in ish ed with S e c o n d P r in c ip le jo in in g F irst a t b a s e a t to p . T u rn s a t b a s e a lik e. Straight lin es p a r a llel. ' F in ish w w ilh a s m a d d o t an d S e c o n d P r in c ip le in h o r iz o n ta l
with s m a ll turn. D o t the i o n e s p a c e a b o v e th e letter C u rv es sim ilar. C o u n t I , 2 , S, 4, l. p o s itio n . C o u n t 1, 2 , 2, 4, 5, d o t 1. In co m b in a tio n s , c o u n t

## on reg u la r sla nt. C o u n t l , 2 , l , d ot. o n e f o r f i r s t a n d la st lin e o f e a c h letter.

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W idth n , o n e s p a c e ; T h ird P r in c ip le W idth tw o sp a c e s . U p p er tu rn s as in W idth f r o m turn to d o t o n e -h a lf sp a ce. Join P rin cip les 3 , 1 , 2, m aking turns at
un ites with F ir s t a t to p b y a s h o r t n . T h ird p r in c ip le j o i n s F ir s t a t b a se. Turn a lik e a t t o p a n d b a se. D o t a s in to p a n d b a s e a lik e. C r o s s u p w a rd with

cu rve ca^ uP P e r tu rn ; a l b a s e : b y a C r o s s sim ilar. E q u a l s p a c e s b etw een w - FuH cu rv e a s 'n m - A v o i d turns to o a stra ig h t line through m id d le o f F irst
sh a rp angle. D o n o t p a s s b e y o n d s p a c th e stra ight lin es in m . C o u n t I , 2, 3, large. C o u n t l , 2 , 3 , d o t l . N o ti c e P rin cip le on sa m e slant as cu rved lines.
ing with u p w a rd line. C o u n t 1, 2, 3, 4. 4, 3, 6, 1. h o w j o i n e d in co m b in a tio n . C o u n t I , 2 , l , c r o ss .

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curved. L o o p tw o-thirds its length. at to p eq u a ls o n e -th ir d o f heigh t o f let W idth o n e -h a lf sp a ce. F irst cu r v e rises W idth o n e - h a l f s p a c e . R ig h t s id e c o m -
Turn s h o r t a t b a se. C o u n t 1, 2 , 1. ter. W id th o n e - h a l f s p a c e . C o u n t 1, 2, t o f u l l height. S h o u ld er f o r m e d with a kJ t- L P und curve, ending with d o t one-fourth
A v o i d t o o g rea t cu r v e o n left. 3 , 4, 1. A v o i d t o o large turn a t to p o f slig h t d o u b le c u r v e a n d r ests a t height s p a c e a b o v e b a s e lin e, o n f i r s t cu rv e.
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## c o m b in e a ll th e e x c e lle n c e s o f th e p r e c ed in g . W h e r e a c o m p o u n d cu r v e c o n n e c ts letters , th e d ista n ce b etw een them is o n e a n d o n e -th ir d sp a c e s .

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F irst P r in c ip le , in t, tw o s p a c e s high, with reg u la r turn a t b a se. S e c o n d P r in c ip le j o i n s F irst F irst o f d s a m e a s a; fin is h sam e as t w ithout c r o s s . C ou n t
a t heigh t o f o n e s p a c e . C r o s s t a t o n e -th ir d its length f r o m to p , with a stra ig h t h o r iz o n ta l o n e - I , 2 , 3, 4, l .

## th ird o n left tw o -th ird s o n right o f F irst P r in c ip le , in length o n e sp a c e . C o u n t l , 2 , I , c r o ss .

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S e c o n d P r in c ip le un ites with F irst at top . F irst P r in c ip le tw o s p a c e s F irst p a r t s a m e a s a . F irst P r in c ip le e x ten d s o n e a n d o n e - h a l f s p a c e s

## a b o v e a n d o n e a n d o n e - h a l f b e lo w b a s e line. F in ish lik e m . C o u n t l, b e lo w ru led line. M a k e s h o r t turn a t b a se, a n d fin is h with c o m p o u n d

2 , 3, 4, 1. cu rv e. C o u n t l , 2, 3, 4, I.
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T he F ou rth P r in c ip le o r lo o p , c o m b in e s right a n d left c u rv es an d O n e s p a ce in width, three in height. L o o p s a m e a s in h. A t heigh t o f o n e -h a lf
stra ig h t lin es. C a rry right cu r v e u p th r e e s p a c e s . M a k e s h o r t turn F inish lik e n . A v o id sla nting l o o p s s p a c e cu rv e u pw ard to the right three-fourths
t o th e left. D e s c e n d with a sligh t left cu r v e tw o s p a c e s , an d fin is h t o o m uch, t h u s ^ f . C o u n t l , 2, s p a c e , d e s c e n d with right c u r v e o n e-fo u rth
with stra ig h t line. L o o p o n e -h a lf s p a c e in width. 3, 4, 1. s p a c e a n d fin is h lik e i. C o u n t 1, 2 , 3, 4,

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F ou rth P r in c ip le in l ha s s h o r t turn a t b a s e a n d term in a tes with a L o o p lik e 1 . F in ish tik e s m a ll w . B e tw ee n lo o p a n d d o t o n e - h a l f sp a c e .
right cu r v e a s in i. C o u n t /, 2, I. A v o i d t o o f u l l lo o p s , thus M . C o u n t I , 2, 3, d o t 1.
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S e c o n d P r in c ip le c o m b in e s with th e in v erted F ou rth at top . F r o m The y is an in v erted h . S e c o n d B egin s a s a a n d d . F in ish es lik e j . P o in te d

## to p t o b a s e th r e e sp a c e s . L o o p tw o-th ird s o f length, c r o s s in g on P r in c ip le angularly with F ou rth at o v a l j o i n s F ou rth P r in c ip le at top. A v o i d

ru led line. F in ish with right c u r v e to height o f i o n e s p a c e to the top . R ig h t cu r v e term in a tes o n e t o o m u ch sla n t, thus y g . . C o u n t l , 2 , 3,

## right. C o u n t l , 2, I , dot. space to right o f stra ig h t line. 4, 1. r

C o u n t 1, 2 , 3, 4, 1.
B eg in z li k e f i r s t p a r t o f s m a l l n. F in is h with an in v e rte d lo o p b eginn in g F o u rth P r in c ip le, d irect, a n d F o u rth in v erted . L en g th 3 s p a c e s a b o v e a s in
with a s h o r t urn. T h e T w o p a r t s jo i n an g u larly on r u led lin e. C o u n t l , 2, 3. h a n d k. L o w e r lo o p is r e v e r s e d a n d s a m e w idth a s to p lo o p , its right cu rve
uniting with s tra ig h t lin e o n e - h a lf s p a c e a b o v e b a s e lin e a n d fi n i s h e s with
th e right cu rv e 1 s p a c e right. C ou n t I , 2 , 3, I.
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P r in c ip le F iv e th ree s p a c e s high; its width w ith ou t sh a d e o n e - h a l f its sla n t

## height. C u rv e th e in n er left a n d th e right lin es a lik e. M a k e d ista n ce b etw een

th e tw o left c u r v e s e q u a l t o o n e -fo u r th d ista n ce b etw een th e in n er left an d
right cu rv es.

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U p p er s e c tio n o n e -th ir d length o f th e letter u n ited to to w e r b y a lo o p slanting

## f o u r th s s p a c e in length. A lin e d ividin g th e tw o s e c tio n s eq u a lly, tou ch es

right o f lo o p .
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B egin with c o m p o u n d c u r v e : f o r m h o r iz o n ta l lo o p a t b a s e sim ila r t o e: its length eq u a ls o n e s p a c e . F in ish with P r in c ip le F iv e o n reg u la r sla n t. W idth o f letter
m ea su red on r e v e rs e sla n t e q u a ls s i x tim es th e d ista n ce b etw een th e tw o left c u rv es. B rin g b a s e o f o v a l to o n e - h a l f s p a c e o f r u led line. A lin e through c e n ter o f

## letter o n reg u la r sla n t d iv id es the o v a l a n d lo o p in to th e e q u a l p a rts.

E x te n d S e c o n d P r in c ip le u p w a rd th r e e s p a c e s , turn a t to p f o r m i n g a lo o p , o f E x te n d f i r s t c u r v e u p w a rd f iv e - s ix t h o f heigh t o f letter. B rin g s e c o n d cu rv e
s a m e s iz e a s in s m a ll l. F in ish with con tra ctin g 0 at b a se. F r o m begin n in g o f d ow n to m id d le o f letter. M a k e lo w e r an d u p p er l o o p s e q u a l in length. Finish
f i r s t cu r v e to p o in t w h ere b a s e o f o v a l to u c h e s ru led lin e is o n e an d o n e - h a l f as c. M a k e s p a c e b etw een tw o p a r t s o f th e letter e q u a l t o o n e -h a lf width
s p a c e s . A lin e draw n on reg u la r sla n t, f r o m to p o f l o o p to u c h e s th e term inating of u. M a k e l o o p a t beg in n in g o f letter, s p a c e s o n ea ch s id e o f it, a n d l o o p s
cu r v e a t its m id d le p o in t. at b a s e a n d to p e q u a l in width.
Seventh P rincip le. S ee diagram f o r p r o p o r tio n s. Join the 7 ^ S ev en th P rin cip le a s in x . L a st p a r t like in verted _ C u rv e la st lin e o f S even th P r in c ip le to w a rd s th e left,

tw o s e c tio n s o f th is lette r in th e m id dle. M a k e lo o p o n / '? J ) < 7j l, c o n n e c ted t o ca p ita l l o o p b y s m a ll l o o p rising f'/ j) bringing its term ination d irectly o n th e sla n t o f th e in n er

left a n d o v a l o n right on reg u la r sla nt. F o r m l o o p with ' 'V ( y * o n e -h a lf height o f i. L a st lo o p ex ten d s 2 s p a c e s * > , ^ left c u r v e o f th e lo o p a b o v e a n d u n d er it. M a k e l o o p at

## e q u a l s p a c e s o n e a c h sid e. F inish lik e c. b e lo w ru led line. L a s t cu r v e r is e s a b o v e lin e b a s e a s in D . F in ish a t heigh t o f i. L e t m id d le p o i n t o f

o n e sp a ce. b a s e lo o p a n d a p o i n t o n e - h a l f s p a c e t o e x tr e m e right

o f l o o p tou ch b a s e line.
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## M a k e S eventh P rin cip le a s in Z . E n d S econ d P rin cip le a l lo p , o n e a n d o n e-

h a lf s p a c e s to th e rig h t o f c a p ita l lo o p , a n d m ite w ith fo llo w in g cu rv e a t
to p , w hich c u rv e m u st b e slig h t, tou ch in g th e ru led lin e. R ise w ith b a se

## cu rv e to h eig h t o f tw o sp a c e s . F in ish w ith d ot.

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Begin ca p ita l lo o p a s in W o r Z . C a p ita l l o o p a t b a se, s h o r t t o th e right, and

## fin is h with left cu r v e a n d d ot, s a m e a s in W .

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## c u m tw o s p a c e s . L e t F irst P r in c ip le c o n n e c t with p r e c ed in g c u m a t a ru led line. C a p ita l s tem j o i n s S e c o n d P r in c ip le a t o n e - h a l f th e heigh t o f letter

p o in t o n e a n d o n e - h a l f s p a c e s f r o m ru led line. Turn a t b a s e a n d fin is h and is 2 s p a ces high. Term inate capital stem with a d o t o n e -h a lf height o f i f r o m

a t heigh t o f i. r u led lin e , its left s id e d irectly b en ea th th e term inating lin e o f ca p ita l lo o p

a n d o n reg u la r slant.
C a p ita l s tem b eg in s with a sligh t cu r v e ex ten d in g o n e - h a l fw a y to r u led lin e a n d f in is h e s with an o v a l o n the C a p ita l s tem and d o w n w a rd line

sla n t o f 3 5 . Its width, w ith ou t sh a d e, is o n e - h a l f its length. C a p ita l s tem in A is j o i n e d a t to p with left s a m e a s in A . F in ish a s in ca p ita l V.

## a t heigh t o f i, c u r v e s to th e left to m id d le o f s p a c e a n d fin i s h e s with right c u r v e o n e - h a l f s p a c e f r o m tw o e q u a l sp a c e s .

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## T h re e e q u a l s p a c e s a c r o s s its m id d le. A v o i d stra ight lin es in th is letter, thus o 4 l .

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a n d d e scen d w ith F ir s t P rin cip le on reg u la r sla n t o n q u a rter h eig h t o f
letter. A tta c h co m p o u n d c u rv e in h o riz o n ta l p o s itio n , risin g to h eig h t
o f lette r , a n d co n n ectin g w ith c a p ita l stem b y a sm a ll lo o p .
A d d to T a v e r y s h o r t left cu r v e o n e -h a lf a s p a c e in length a n d o n e-

## q u a rter s p a c e f r o m right s id e o f letter.

B egin with left cu rv e, o n e -th ir d from r u led lin e. R is e o n e sp a c e . Turn
s h o r t t o th e right, d ow n w a rd s o n e s p a c e , a n d u pw ard s on th e lin e to f u l l
-s- height o f letter; thus f o r m in g s m a ll o v a l, fin is h with ca p ita l stem , p a ssin g
through the c e n ter o f th e ov a l.

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w ith c a p ita l stem in crea sed in b o th its rig h t an d left cu rv es.

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letter. D es c e n dwith capital stem to base line. Turn short toform loop one-
third s p a c e in height, and en d with compound curve of Fourth and Second
P rin cip les.

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B egin with l o o p as in C , e x te n d d ow n w a rd s iw o-ih ird s length o f letter.

## F rom this p o in t m a k e a turn as in Y and p a s s up o n e an d o n e -h a lf height

o f letter. F inish with lo w e r h a l f o f c a p ita l s tem . L e t the f i r s t lin e p a s s

## through th e o v a l a little t o th e left o f th e m iddle.

C a rry S econ d P rin cip le to f u ll height. A tta ch capital stem . Begin com p ou n d
cu r v e o n the right at th e height o f stem a n d o n e s p a c e to th e right. L e t it

## fo rm s m a ll lo o p o n m id d le o f ca p ita l stem . T ou ch r u led lin e with

s e c o n d c o m p o u n d cu r v e o n e a n d o n e -h a lf s p a c e s f r o m b a s e o f stem .
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C on tin u e u p w a rd s o n th e left, li k e s id e o f c a p it a l O , to an o v a l w h ich te rm in a te s a t o n e - h a l f h eig h t o f letter. as K .
f u l l h eig h t o f letter. P a s s d o w n w a rd s o n right s id e a n d F r o m ex trem e right curve to stem on e-fifth width o f letter.
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