This is a paper explaining certain initials and blanks in Elia, which Lamb drew up for R.B. Pitman, a fellow clerk at the East India House.
" CHAPTER VI VICTOR HUGO AND ISAAC PITMAN I The next morning, Saturday, Hilda ran no risk in visiting Mr. Cannon.
"Yes; Pitman's shorthand, you know.
She had grappled with Isaac Pitman as with Apollyon and had not been worsted.
(See pages 38, 39, 99, &c.) "Pitman" Savoury Nut Meat bears a name which guarantees its excellence.
The "Pitman" Co.
"Vigar" Extract (Pitman Co.) and Nut Extract (Mapleton) are others among the noteworthy substitutes for Meat Extracts.
Some firmsChapman, Liverpool; Winter, Birmingham: "Pitman" Stores, &c.send quite small parcels5/-upwards, carriage paid.
The "Pitman" Reform Food Stores, Birmingham, stand unrivalled for extent and completeness.
The "Pitman" Steam Cooker is a marvel of cheapness and excellence, consisting of deep boiler and three upper compartments, whereby four different dishes can be cooked to perfection, each retaining its full flavour and nutritiveness.
Now we have taken up one-eighth of an inch and the result is, we have lengthened our pitman just one-sixteenth of an inch; or in other words, the center of wrist pin and the center of cross-head are just one-sixteenth of an inch further apart than they were before any wear had taken place, and the piston head has one-sixteenth of an inch more clearance at one end, and one-sixteenth of an inch less at the other end than it had before.
Colonel Pitman, an officer of the royal garrison, admitted a number of Roundheads, who obtained possession of the King's and Queen's towers.
Copy used through the courtesy of Dr. F.W. Pitman of Yale University.]
In one of Dora Greenwell's simple and beautiful Songs of Salvation, a pitman tells to his wife the story of his conversion.
I knew a young agitator in that state who thought that he could not make a propagandist speech unless the deeply admiring pitman, in whose cottage he was staying, played the Marseillaise on a harmonium before he started.
POTTER, PITMAN B. An introduction to the study of international organization.
Pitman B. Potter (A); 18Nov55; R159342.
SEE PITMAN, NORMAN H. CULBERTSON, JOSEPHINE.
SEE Pitman, Norman Hinsdale.
Isaac Pitman ed., rev.
PITMAN, NORMAN H. Chinese fairy tales.
PITMAN, SIR ISAAC, inventor of the shorthand system which bears his name, born at Trowbridge, Wiltshire; his first publication was "Stenographic Sound-Hand" in 1837, and in 1842 he started the Phonetic Journal, and lectured extensively as well as published in connection with his system (1813-1897).
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PITMAN'S COMMON COMMODITIES AND INDUSTRIES SERIES THE JUTE INDUSTRY FROM SEED TO FINISHED CLOTH BY T. WOODHOUSE HEAD OF THE WEAVING AND DESIGNING DEPARTMENT, DUNDEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND SCHOOL OF ART FORMERLY MANAGER MESSRS.
Mr. Bartley, for he it was, would have caught the lovers if he had come silently; but he was talking to a pitman as he came, and Mary's quick ears heard his voice round the corner.