Descriptive Catalogue of Books: Embracing the American Educational Series of Text-books for Colleges, Academies and Schools, with Work in Theology, Music, Etc

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Ivison & Phinney, 321 Broadway, 1858 - Textbooks - 110 pages
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Page 67 - A new method of learning the French Language. Embracing both the Analytic and Synthetic modes of instruction ; being a plain and practical way of acquiring the art of reading, speaking and composing French.
Page 109 - It is not too much to say, that this Cyclopaedia surpasses every Biblical Dictionary which has preceded it, and that it leaves nothing to be desired in such a work, which can throw light on the criticism, Interpretation, history, geography, archeology, and physical science of the Bible.
Page 62 - Boston, unite in a testimonial in which they " heartily and unanimously testify, that the work Is held in high esteem and approbation among us, and that we consider it the very best heretofore published on the subject of which it treats. For the true interest of all engaged in the study of the spoken French, we would advise Its universal adoption.
Page 93 - M. Cousin is the greatest philosopher of France."— Sir William Hamilton. " A writer, whose pointed periods have touched the chords of modern society, and thrilled through the minds of thousands in almost every quarter of the civilized world.
Page 109 - DD With the Assistance of Numerous able Scholars and Divines, British, Continental, and American, whose Initials are affixed to their respective Contributions.
Page 61 - V. NAPOLEON. BY ALEXANDER DUMAS. Arranged for the use of Colleges and Schools ; with Conversational Exercises on the plan of Fasquelle's Colloquial French Reader, explanatory Notes, and Idiomatical and Grammatical References to the
Page 83 - The Rhetorical Reader: consisting of instructions for regulating the voice, with a rhetorical notation, illustrating inflection, emphasis and modulation ; and a course of rhetorical exercises.
Page 76 - Professor Hitchcock has been too long and favorably known to scientific men both of the new world and of the old, to make it necessary for us to say with what ample qualifications he undertakes the task before him. His work is no 'secondary formation...
Page 77 - Prof. Gray is well known as the most eminent theoretical and practical botanist in our country ; and his opportunities for acquiring an extensive and accurate knowledge of the plants of North America have been such as no other person has enjoyed."— Prof.
Page 12 - Series, the more difficult words of each reading lesson, and arrange them to be learned beforehand, as an exercise in SPELLING and DEFINITION. 7. They give an account of all the various PERSONS, PLACES, and THINGS that seem to need explanation in the reading lessons. 8. They employ every mode of unfolding the SIGNIFICATION of words, comparing, contrasting, analyzing, and fixing their meaning and application in the mind. 9. They seek to attract and instruct early childhood, not only by EASY READING...

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