The King's English

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The King's English  (1906)  by Henry Watson Fowler
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According to the authors, The King's English was dictated by the following considerations: (1) to pass by all rules, of whatever absolute importance, that are shown by observation to be seldom or never broken; and (2) to illustrate by living examples, with the name of a reputable authority attached to each, all blunders that observation shows to be common. This page is still under construction

No levell'd malice
Infects one comma in the course I hold.
TIMON OF ATHENS, I, i, 48.

Contents[edit]

PART I[edit]

PART II[edit]

Introductory Note[edit]

Fowler and his brother F.G. Fowler together wrote The King's English.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1933, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.