Cornelius Nepos: with answered questions, and imitative exercises

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D. Appleton and Company, 1878 - Classical biography - 403 pages
 

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Page 408 - Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War. With English Notes, Critical and Explanatory ; a Lexicon, Geographical and Historical Indexes, a Map of Gaul, etc. By Rev. JA SPENCER, DD 12mo, 408 pages. In the preparation of this volume, great care has been taken to adapt It In every...
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Page 406 - ... to the former work in its plan and all the details of instruction. While it proceeds in common with Arnold on the principle of imitation and repetition, it pursues much more exactly and with a surer step the progressive method, and aims to make the pupil master of every individual subject before he proceeds to a new...
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Page 408 - ... advancing him in a thorough knowledge of Latin, and inspiring him with a desire for further acquaintance with the classics of the language. Dr. Spencer has not, like some commentators, given an abundance of help on the easy passages, and allowed the difficult onea to speak for themselves.

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