Thence the proof passes back again to the compositor, who corrects the type in accordance with the proof-reader's markings.
This figure, borrowed from the compositor's desk, will give a notion of what we mean.
Perhaps the first desire of the born writer is to be a compositor.
Meredith was no compositor, a poor pressman, and seldom sober.
The poet is a compositor; words are his types; he must have them within reach, and in unlimited abundance.
This is one of the tasks which subject the compositor to the test of intelligence.
When the editor underscores a word, the Chinese compositor charges $9 extra for italicizing it.
If the copy is hard to read, the compositor will set but few pages.
Then they watched the compositor setting type in the metal "stick" with the sliding end.
Why is it necessary for a compositor to understand punctuation?