An Introduction to the Classics

An Introduction to the Classics : Containing, a Short Discourse on Their Excellencies; And Directions How to Study Them to Advantage; With an Essay, on the Nature and Use of Those Emphatical and Beautiful Figures Which Give Strength and Ornament to Writing

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 358g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 299 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 024311303X
  • 9780243113033