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Seite 385 - A DICTIONARY of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE, CONTAINING THE PRONUNCIATION, ETYMOLOGY, AND EXPLANATION OF ALL WORDS AUTHORIZED BY EMINENT WRITERS ; To which are added, a Vocabulary of the Roots of English Words, and an Accented Lat of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names.
Seite 381 - ... subject-matter of the Books Is purposely miscellaneous. Yet it is always of a character to excite the interest and enlarge the knowledge of the reader. And with the design of more effectually promoting his mental growth and nurture, the various topics are introduced in an order conformable to that in which the chief faculties of the juvenile mind are usually developed. That the moral feelings of the pupil may not be without their proper stimulus and nutriment, the lessons are pervaded throughout...
Seite 2 - While the utmost attention has been paid to accuracy, the narratives have in every case been rendered as instructive and pleasing as possible, so as to relieve the study from the tediousness of a mere dry detail of facts. A Concise History of England in Epochs. By JF CORKRAN.
Seite 4 - I am glad to learn that Mr Smith's Manual for Junior Classes, the MS. of which I have examined, is nearly ready for publication. Trusting that the Illustrative Processes which he has exhibited may prove as efficient in other hands as they have proved in his own, I have great pleasure in recommending the work, being satisfied that a better Arithmetician and a more judicious Teacher than Mr Smith is not to be found.
Seite 386 - SESSIONAL SCHOOL BOOKS. Etymological Guide. 2s. 6d. This is a collection, alphabetically arranged, of the principal roots, affixes, and prefixes, with their derivatives and compounds. Old Testament Biography, containing notices of the chief persons in Holy Scripture, in the form of Questions, with references to Scripture for the Answers. 6d. New Testament Biography, on the same Plan. 6d.
Seite 10 - KEY, Is. This work follows the natural mode in which a child learns to speak its own language, by repeating the same words and phrases in a great variety of forms until the pupil becomes familiar with their use. Caron's First French Reading-book: Being Easy and Interesting Lessons, progressively arranged. With a copious Vocabulary of the Words and Idioms in the text. Is.
Seite 6 - Ingram's Concise System of Mathematics, Theoretical and Practical, for Schools and Private Students. Improved by JAMES TROTTER. With 340 Woodcuts. 4s. 6d. KEY, 3s. 6d.
Seite 2 - A carefully compiled history for the use of schools. The writer has consulted the more recent authorities : his opinions are liberal, and on the whole just and impartial : the succession of events is developed with clearness, and with more of that picturesque effect which so delights the young than is common in historical abstracts.
Seite 145 - N. latitudes against the course of the sun, that is to say, from right to left, or in a direction contrary to the movement of the hands of a watch, and in S.
Seite 2 - Dr White is remarkably happy in combining convenient brevity with sufficiency of information, clearness of exposition, and interest of detail. He shows great judgment in apportioning to each subject its due amount of consideration.

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