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London: CAMBRIDGE WAREHOUSE, 17, PATERNOSTER Row.
Cambringe: WEIGHTON, BELL, AND CO.
This little edition is an attempt to render the four pieces of Lucian selected for the Previous Examination intelligible to candidates even though not well grounded in Greek, without producing a mere cram-book, the demand for which it is usually left to private enterprize to supply. Time being short, I have not entered deeply into textual questions, and have only departed from the text of Bekker's edition in a very few passages, and then for the most part following Jacobitz or Sommerbrodt in the adoption of manuscript readings. When I have borrowed, I have acknowledged the debt. I have striven hard to keep the notes down to a moderate bulk; but they are still long, and my experience in preparing students for the above-mentioned examination debars me from all hope of reducing their length without wholly changing the character of the edition. any case much must be left to the teacher.
Sept 3, 1877.