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indent line an em.
bring matter to the left. The mark is reversed (7) when it is desired to move matter to the right
8?, a correction suggested to the author, to be followed by an interrogation-point. l, lower word or letter. To raise a word or letter, the sign is used. O, insert period.
The change of a word or of a letter is indicated by a line drawn through the faulty matter, the word or letter to be substituted being written opposite in the margin.
Omitted words or letters are indicated in the same manner, a caret being placed where the insertion is to be made.
II, justify the lines-that is, space so that the margin will appear even and straight.
X , broken letter. A logotype character is indicated by a tie-as, ff caps, change matter underlined to capitals. tr., transpose words or letter underlined.
draw together matter indicated by a similar mark in type, No T, run on matter without break.
, a combination of & and , signifying 6. Take out canceled character and close up." 1. C., change matter underlined to lower-case.
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compositor to be conveniently written in the margin of the proof, “Out; see copy” is written, and the place for insertion indicated as shown. Other marks used will prove practically selfexplaining by reference to the corrected proofsheet that follows.
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TAR LOST ARTS.
Ladies and Gentlemen:
estimate, We have a pitying scene kender compassion, for
lecturephich has grown ander my hand year after yeary »
lyceum system, before it undertook to meddle with polit.
when it mas merely an academic institution, trying to
wio busy men back to books, teaching a little science, stet
repeating some tale of foreigu travel, of painting
some great representative chezacter, the symbol of / teen baat his age. I think I can claim a purpose beyond objectionable % 왔 moments amusement lộ this glance at carty civilization.
flataire cine for what is the mosyor our nationgi character; and
that is self conceit, - an undue appreciation of our
, an exaggerated estimate of our ackskrements, of telo
to have begun, the era of light. In other words, we
I am often reminded' of the german whom the call
and therefore it can
from the present civili
lead gleads purpose of asking
whether we boast on the right line. I might despair of curiós the habit of boasting, but I " might direct it better
7 s. caps ef * This lectug was afoer revised by Mr. Phillips, and is perfect la im
form ande Pression Bur is the best report io esistfoce.
(Outi See copy.
THE LOST ARTS.'
I am to talk to you to-night about "The Lost Arts"-
I, perhaps, might venture to claim that it was a medi. cine for what is the most objectionable feature of our national character; and that is self-conceit, -an undue appreciation of ourselves, an exaggerated estimate of our achievements, of our inventions, of our contributions to popular comfort, and of our place, in fact, in the great procession of the ages. · We seem to imagine that, whether knowledge will die with us, or not, it certainly began with us. We have a pityingi estimate, a tender compassion, for the narrowness, ignorance, and darkness of the bygone ages. We seem to ourselves not only to monopolize, but to have begun, the era of light. In other words, we are all running over with a fourth-day.of.July spirit of self-content. I am often reminded of the German wbom the English poet Coleridge met at Frankfort. He always took off his hat with profound respect when he ventured to speak of himself. It seems to me, the American people might be painted in the chronic attitude of taking off its hat to itself; and therefore it can be 00 waste of time, with an audience in such a mood, to take their eyes for a moment from the present civilization, and guide them back to that earliest possible era that history describes for us, if it were only for the purpose of asking whether we boast on the right line. I might despair of curing the babit of boasting, but I might direct it better!
WENDELL PEILLIPS. This lecture was never revised by Mr. Phillips, and is imperfect in form and expression. But it is the best report la cxistcoce.