Origin of composing stick
Examples from the Web for composing stick
Historical Examples of composing stick
"Take this composing-stick and let me see whether you are competent or not," said Keimer.The Printer Boy.
William M. Thayer
Being expert with the composing-stick, he was readily engaged at good wages by his old employer, Keimer.Benjamin Franklin
John Torrey Morse, Jr.
A man comes along with a composing-stick in his pocket and starts a newspaper.The World on Wheels and Other Sketches
Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) Taylor
When the composing-stick has been filled, it is emptied into the galley, which is a flat board, partly surrounded with a rim.
The whole process is completed by setting up the types in a printer's composing-stick, and tying them up with packthread.