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first three in Latin ; and the system of stems is adopted. A general Vocabulary, and Index of Greek words, completes the work. We know of no book of the same scope so complete in itself, or so well calculated to make the study of Greek interesting at the very commencement.”. STANDARD.
Peile (John, M.A.)—AN INTRODUCTION TO GREEK
AND LATIN ETYMOLOGY. By John PEILE, M.A., Fellow and Assistant Tutor of Christ's College, Cambridge, formerly
Teacher of Sanskrit in the University of Cambridge. 8vo. Ios. 6d. These Philological Lectures are the result of Notes made during the author's reading during the last three or four years.
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Plato.-THE REPUBLIC OF PLATO. Translated into English,
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An introductory notice supplies, some account of the life of Plato, and the translation is preceded by an elaborate analysis.
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Plautus (Ramsay).—THE MOSTELLARIA OF PLAU
TUS. With Notes Critical and Explanatory, Prolegomena, and
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Potts (Alex. W., M.A. HINTS TOWARDS LATIN
PROSE COMPOSITION. By ALEX. W. Potts, M.A., late
Second Edition, enlarged. Extra fcap. 8vo. cloth. 35. Those engaged in Classical teaching seem to be unanimously of the opinion that Composition in Latin Prose is not only the most efficien. method of acquiring a mastery of the Latin language, but is in itsel, a valuable means of mental training, and an admirable corrective of some of the worst features in English writing. An attempt is here made ti give students, after they have mastered ordinary syntactical rules, some idea of the characteristics of Latin Prose and the means to be employed to reproduce them. Some notion of the treatment of the subject may be gathered from the Contents.' CHAP. I.-Characteristics of Classical Latin, Hints on turning English into Latin ; CHAP. II.-Arrangement of Words in a Sentence ; CHAP. III.—Unity in Latin Prose, Subject and Object ; CHAP. IV.-On the Period in Latin Prose; CHAP. V.-On the position of the Relative and Red ive Claus
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Tacitus.-THE HISTORY OF TACITUS TRANSLATED
INTO ENGLISH. By A. J. CHURCH, M.A., and W. J.
BRODRIBB, M.A. With Notes and a Map. 8vo. The translators have endeavoured to adhere as closely to the original as was thought consistent with a proper observance of English idiom. Al the same time, it has been their aim to reproduce the precise expressions of the author. The campaign of Civilis is elucidated in a note of some length, which is illustrated by a map, containing the names of places and of tribes occurring in the work. There is also a complete account of the Roman army as it was constituted in the time of Tacitus. This work is characterised by the Spectator as scholarly and faithful translation.”
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THE AGRICOLA AND GERMANIA. Translated into English
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