What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
adverb Aesch Aeschin antecedent Aorist Aorist Indicative apodosis Apol Attic Attic Greek avrbv avrois avrov belongs causal sentences conditional relative conditional sentences construction denotes dependent dependent clause direct discourse edition examples expressed final clauses followed Future Indicative Future Optative gnomic Greek happen Hell Herodotus Homer Imperative Imperfect implied indirect questions indirect quotations irpiv Isoc Kara Latin leading verb meaning mood negative Note orav ordinary ovras Participle particle Perfect Phil Plat Pluperfect primary tenses principle protasis ravra refers regularly relative clause relative sentences Remark represents roiis rrjs secondary tenses sense sometimes Soph Subjunctive supposition Tavra Thuc tive tovto tt)v wish
Page 270 - Bound in extra cloth, 4s. 6d. ; morocco plain, 7s. 6d. ; morocco extra, 10s. 6d. each volume. The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language. Selected and arranged, with Notes, by FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE.
Page 271 - It is in all respects a delicious volume, and will be as great a favorite with the elder as with the younger members of every family into which it penetrates. Some of the best poems in the English language are included in the selections.
Page 271 - CHILDREN'S GARLAND FROM THE BEST POETS. Selected and arranged by COVENTRY PATMORE. "It includes specimens of all the great masters in the art of poetry, selected with the matured judgment of a man concentrated on obtaining insight into the feelings and tastes of childhood, and desirous to awaken its finest impulses, to cultivate its keenest sensibilities
Page 281 - ... of devoting especial labor to the elucidation of a form that conveys so many delicate shades of meaning, and upon which so much of the beauty and expressiveness of the Latin language depends. On this point, as on many others, great assistance has been derived from the Latin Grammar of Madvig, whose translator, Mr. Woods, (Oxford, 1849,) has rendered a service to English scholarship by making an admirable treatise accessible, which bears the marks, on every page, of the discernment and clearness...
Page 281 - TUSCULAN DISPUTATIONS. Book ^ First. The Dream of Scipio, and Extracts from the Dialogues on Old Age and Friendship. With Explanatory Notes.
Page 270 - There is no book in the English language which will make a more delightful companion than this . . . which must not only be read, but possessed, in order to be adequately valued.
Page 276 - Its external form, the prettiness of its cover, the clearness of its finely-cut type, the appropriate originality of its initial letters, the excellence of its large illustrations, are only the befitting dress and adornment of stories delightful alike in feeling and in fancy." SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN. " It has an individuality and flavor of its own, is very charming as a work of fancy, and healthful in the tone which breathes through the stories, like fragrance through a grove of pines." BOSTON JOURNAL....
Page 281 - Together with the first book of the Tusculan Disputations,, the editor has here presented the Somnium Scipionis, and extracts from the dialogues De Senectute and De Amicitia; thus combining all the passages in the works of Cicero in which the question of the Immortality of the Soul is discussed. • Besides the intrinsic interest and value of these treatises as containing the maturest decisions of old philosophy upon a question of universal and nearest concern, they are adorned with a grace of style...
Page 274 - JEST-BOOK THE CHOICEST ANECDOTES AND SAYINGS SELECTED AND ARRANGED • BY MARK LEMON i6mo. Green Vellum. Vignette Title. Price, $ 1.75. BOSTON POST. " Gentlemen, prepare to smile. Here is an interest for a minute or a dull day. Mark Lemon gives us the result of his recondite searches and seizures in the regions of infinite jest. Like all good jesters, he has the quality of sound philosophy in him, and of reason also, for he discriminates closely, and serves up his wit with a deal of refinement in...