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Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 67 - The first cup weighs 12 oz. If the first cup be covered, it will weigh twice as much as the second; but if the second cup be covered, it will weigh three times as much as the first. What is the weight of the cover, and of the second cup ? 109.
Page 94 - The translator appeals to experience when he asserts, that not one in fifty of those who have gone through a course of instruction in drawing, can do more than copy such drawings as are placed before them. Being ignorant of the certain rules of the art, (and they are the most certain because mathematical,) they are always in leading strings, and unless endowed* with uncommon genius, never originate any design, and rarely attempt to draw from nature. It is to remedy this defective mode of teaching,...
Page 83 - Latin Reader, Part II. : Selections from the Works of Cicero, Livy, Nepos, Justin, and others, by which the pupil is at once introduced to the fine passages and pure writers of antiquity without encountering difficulties beyond his strength.
Page 2 - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Page 81 - Speaking, belter adapted than any English compilation that has yet appeared, to the state of society as it is in this country, and less obnoxious to complaint, on the ground of its national or political character, than it is reasonable to expect that any .English compilation would be, among a people whose manners, opinions, literary institutions, and civil government, are so strictly republican as our own.
Page 85 - The practical instructor h;is here in a small compass all that is essential to be taught in preparing a pupil for any of our colleges. The attention of the youngest can be directed without difficulty to those things which should .sink deeply into the memory.
Page 83 - The editor, in publishing this work in America, has been influenced by a sincere belief, that it forms an easy introduction to the language and character of the Roman world.
Page 94 - ... the poets have furnished me with the most copious and beautiful illustrations. The rules of criticism are more successfully inculcated by particular examples than by general precepts. I have therefore endeavored to collect abundance of apposite quotations, in order to illustrate every branch of the subject. An INTRODUCTION to LINEAR DRAWING ; translated from the French of M- FRANCCEUR ; with alterations and additions to adapt it to the use of Schools in the United States.