References in classic literature ?
For you ought to stop twice as long at a semicolon as you do at a comma, and you make the longest stops where there ought to be no stop at all.
Somebody put a drop under a magnifying-glass and it was all semicolons and parentheses," said Mrs.
It was the big thing out of life he had read to her, not sentence-structure and semicolons.
Each entry includes a picture of the person's semicolon tattoo, as well a glimpse into the survivor's life.
These examples of run-on sentences could have been corrected by using the semicolon instead of the comma.
Chapters, paragraphs and sentences of varying sizes and relative lengths, as well as punctuation marks such as the comma, semicolon, en dash, colon, question mark, and full stop are some of the standardised means novelists use to manage their sentences on the surface of the page in creating the narrative impact they sought.
I just used a semicolon in an email like some sort of Harvard graduate.
Many Victorian readers were raised in the same world as Maggie Tulliver, who assists in educating her brother with a reminder that: "you ought to stop twice as long at a semicolon as you do at a comma, and you make the longest stops where there ought to be no stop at all.
Painted People owner Louise Hewitt said the semicolon scheme started about six weeks ago.