Gillian: And Other Poems

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C. Desilver, 1858 - 96 pages
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Page 10 - ALL are architects of Fate, Working in these walls of Time ; Some with massive deeds and great, Some with ornaments of rhyme. Nothing useless is or low ; Each thing in its place is best ; And what seems but idle show Strengthens and supports the rest.
Page 108 - ... Classics, and to all other systems — 1 vol. royal 12mo, half Turkey Price, $1.00 The plan of this Grammar is altogether of a practical nature ; for, while the scholar is learning the declensions and conjugations, he has them exemplified in lessons extracted from the Classics. Where this method has been properly applied, a more rapid and thorough knowledge of the elements of Latin has always been the result.
Page 108 - When, by this way of interlining Latin and English one with another, he has got a moderate knowledge of the Latin tongue, he may then be advanced a little farther to the reading of some other easy Latin book, such as Justin, or Eutropius ; and to make the reading and understanding of it the less tedious, and difficult to him, let him help himself, if he please, with the English translation.
Page 108 - ST., PHILADELPHIA. We do amiss to spend seven or eight years merely scraping together so much miserahle Latin and Greek as might he learned otherwise easily and delightfully in one year.— MILT0N.
Page 107 - Descriptive Catalogues furnished on application, and any Book sent by mail, postage paid, on receipt of advertised price.
Page 108 - Of many of the best and most inquiring minds in educational pursuits — methodi/in '- what was vague and loose. When the Latin tongue was the only language of diplomacy and scientific international communication, to acquire a knowledge of it was considered of more importance than now. This method...
Page 108 - Where tfcis method has been properly applied, a more rapid and thorough knowledge of the elements of Latin has always been the result. IN PREPARATION: OVID: interlinear translation by Hamilton and Clark. XENOPHON'S ANABASIS: interlinear translation by Hamilton and Clark. HOMER'S ILIAD: interlinear translation by Hamilton and Clark.
Page 108 - Elizabeth, and by the best Latin scholar and writer of his time, John Milton; and in testimony of it John Locke says : " When by this way of interlining Latin and English one with another, he has got a moderate knowledge of the Latin tongue...
Page 108 - AND PROGRESSIVE LATIN GRAMMAR: adapted to the Interlinear Series of Classics, and to all other systems— 1 vol. royal 12mo, half Turkey Price, $1.00 The plan of this Grammar is altogether of a practical nature; for, while the scholar is learning the declensions and conjugations...
Page 108 - ... with the English translation. Nor let the objection, that he will then know it only by rote, fright any one. This, when well considered, is not of any moment against, but plainly for, this way of learning a language; for languages are only to be learned by rote; and a man, who does not speak English...

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