A Compendium of Ancient and Modern History, with Questions, Adapted to the Use of Schools and Academies

A Compendium of Ancient and Modern History, with Questions, Adapted to the Use of Schools and Academies : Also an Appendix, Containing the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, a Biographical Sketch of Eminent Personages, with

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Excerpt from A Compendium of Ancient and Modern History, With Questions, Adapted to the Use of Schools and Academies: Also an Appendix, Containing the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, a Biographical Sketch of Eminent Personages, With a Chronological Table of Remarkable Events, Discoveries, Etc., From the Creation to the Year, 1845 In a work which professes to be a compilation, and which, from its nature and design, must consist of materials chiefly selected from the writings of others, it is scarcely necessary to apologize for the use which the author has made of the labors of his predecessors. He has, in general, omitted the names of the authors from whom he has made his selections, because he frequently thought proper to change their style, and alter their language, in order to suit the connection, and adapt them to the nature of the Compendium. The author is well aware that much improvement might be made in the pre sent edition, and regrets, exceedingly, that several errors will be found upon its pages, but generally of a typographical character. But those who are acquainted with the arduous task of passing the first edition of a work of this nature through the press, will readily overlook its many imperfections. In orthography, Webster has generally been followed as the standard. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 534g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 50 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243090854
  • 9780243090853