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Arrighi’s Operina
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The model
The pen
The method
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Scots rule 2



Page 10

Arrighi’s Operina

Page 10

Beginning with the second stroke, slanting and thin, are the letters e i j m n p r t u. All should be the same height, except the p and t, which should be slightly higher than the bodies of the others, as I show in this example: a p a t m t u m p n o t u r p q r s t u m p u t i n a t m p i. Greater height of the p, the first stem, not the bowl, is in my view more pleasing; a taller letter t distinguishes it from the c.

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Scots rule 2