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the use of capitals in the English language, there is some diversity in the practice of writers and printers.

The following classes of words usually begin with capital letters :

1. The first word of every book, chapter, letter, or any other piece of writing; also the first word after a Period; also the first word after an Interrogation point, or an Exclamation point, if it closes an independent sentence; also the first word of every line of poetry; also the first word of a formal quotation; as, Remember the ancient maxim: “Know thyself.” But for an informal quotation a capital is unnecessary; as, Solomon remarks is that pride goes before destruction" of places.

2. Proper names ; Adjectives derived from proper names; titles of honor and distinction; and Common Nouns personified: New York; Roman ; General Scott; Alexander the Great; “There Honor comes a pilgrim

3. Words used as the names of the Deity; as, God, Jehovah.

4. Every substantive and principal word in the title of books; as, “Pope's Essay on Man."

The title-page of books, the pronoun I, and the interjection 0.

Other words besides the preceding may begin with capital letters when they are emphatical, or the Principal Subject of discourse. Italic letters are used for distinguishing words and phrases which are emphatic.

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