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The Boy and His School: What It Can and What It Cannot Give Him
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Page 106 - Smaller History of English Literature" supplies a rapid but trustworthy sketch of the lives of our chief writers, and of the successive influences which imparted to their writings their peculiar character, the present work supplies choice examples of the works themselves, accompanied by all the explanations required for their perfect explanation. The two works are thus especially designed to be used together.
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Page 106 - This work, as its natne implies, is a collection of pieces suitable for recitation at school *' speeches." The Editor has made his selection in the widest manner and from various languages — Greek, Latin, English, German, French and Italian.
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