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De Vinne

[duh vin-ee] /də ˈvɪn i/
noun
1.
Theodore Low, 1828–1914, U.S. printer.
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  • Mr. De Vinne makes a single comment upon the passage, in which he says the last comma in this extract is superfluous.

    Why We Punctuate William Livingston Klein
  • De Vinne notices an irregularity in the style of setting credits.

    The Magazine Style-Code Leigh H. Irvine
  • The De Vinne Press does not use a period after the letters and figures noting paragraph enumerations.

    Why We Punctuate William Livingston Klein
  • It is gaining ground rapidly in the best printing-houses, and is recommended by De Vinne, who uses it in his books.

    The Magazine Style-Code Leigh H. Irvine
  • The letter-press is of course De Vinne's best,—there is nothing better on this side of the Atlantic.

  • Mr. De Vinne says the dash should be selected whenever there is an abrupt change in a statement.

    Why We Punctuate William Livingston Klein
  • The De Vinne system should be mastered by typewriters, and used by them on all work that is left to their own judgment.

    The Magazine Style-Code Leigh H. Irvine
  • Mr. De Vinne illustrates his definition by a sentence which possesses special interest75 for the student of punctuation.

    Why We Punctuate William Livingston Klein
  • De Vinne says: Parentheses always inclose remarks apparently made by the writer of the text.

    The Magazine Style-Code Leigh H. Irvine

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