The Biblical Repository and Classical Review Volume 15

The Biblical Repository and Classical Review Volume 15

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...of the cornmu11ity, and adapted to a universal diffusion in our country. We shall turn our attention to these series of publications hereafter, and shall thankfully receive suggestions from, the/ experience and observation of our enlightened correspondents. It is a matter which deeply concerns us all to see that the books which are to constitute the reading of the nation be-. such as shall exert a healthful' influence upon the minds of the people. And it should be borne in mind that the selections now made and in preparation under the sanction of the organs of the States of NeW-York and Massachusetts, will not be con--fined to those states. If wisely made, and discreetly and intelligently adapted to the objects in view, they willbe adopted by the guardians of education and the friends of improvement in every state in the Union. 19.--Dicz'i0nm'y of Laiin S3/non;/mes, f01' 1'/1.0 use of Schools and 1'rivaz'c Students, with a Complete Index. By Lewis Rams/wrn. From the German by Francis Lieber. Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown. 1839. pp. 4375. The author of this work, Dr. Ramshorn, is:1 distinguished philologist and a practical teacher in Germany. It is an abridgment of a much larger work, in which the author avails himself of the works of Gardin----Dumesnil and Ernesti, and which is entitled " Universal Latin Synonymes." This abridgment now translated into English and adapted to our Schools and Colleges, will supply a want which has long been felt by those who instruct in Latin. Few works cou d be offered, either to the instructor or the Student, more welcome than this. The translator has done his part with accuracy and ability, making such additions as seemed necessary to secure the...show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123689314X
  • 9781236893147