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"Mr. Veitch has produced a book which is simply marvellous as a result of most extensive reading and scrupulous accuracy, combined with keen scholarship."-London Review.

7. The Golden Treasury of Ancient Greek Poetry; being a Collection of the finest passages in the Greek Classic Poets, with Introductory Notices and Notes. By R, S. WRIGHT, M. A., Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 88. 6d.)

"The introductions to the various periods of Greek literature are short essays full of spirit; condensed, yet clear; and a novelty which seems really useful, is a brief marginal analysis where the train of thought is obscure. The notes are a scholar's work, and shew a scholar's interest in his subject. The analyses of the specimen choruses from Eschylus and Sophocles, and the notes thereon, are excellent examples of short and pithy commentary."-London Review.

"One of the prettiest of the convenient Clarendon Press Series' is the Golden Treasury of Ancient Greek Poetry.' It is intended to bring together the choicest passages of all the Greek poets in a form convenient to the scholarly man who occasionally amuses his leisure hours with the classics. It is also fit for school use. The account of lyric poetry and of the gradual transition of the metres is excellent, Each poet has his date prefixed to the extracts, and every extract is headed by a short argument to show its connection, where such is at all needed. There are, besides, about two hundred pages of annotations, mainly very good. The selections are admirably made, and include many beautiful fragments and passages (among others the 'Swallow Song') that, being scattered through such authors as Athenæus, are unfamiliar to ordinary readers."-Nation (American).

8. The Elements of Greek Accentuation (for Schools): abridged from his larger work by H. W. CHANDLER, M.A., Waynflete Professor of Moral and Metaphysical Philosophy, Oxford. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 2s. 6d.)

9. Sophocles. Oedipus Rex, Dindorf's Text,

with English Notes by the Ven. Archdeacon BASIL JONES, M.A., formerly Fellow of University College. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 18. 6d.)

10. Cornelius Nepos. With English Notes, by

OSCAR BROWNING, M.A., Assistant Master at Eton College. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., price 28. 6d.)

II. Cicero's Philippic Orations. With English

Notes, by the Rev. J. R. KING, M.A., formerly Fellow and
Tutor of Merton College, Oxford. (Demy 8vo., price 10s. 6d.)

12. Ovid.

Selections for the use of Schools. With Introductions and Notes, and an Appendix on the Roman Calendar. By W. RAMSAY, M.A., Author of "Manual of Roman Antiquities," &c. Edited by G. G. Ramsay, M.A. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., price 58. 6d.)

The object in drawing up the commentary attached to the following extracts from Tibullus and Ovid has been to lighten the labour of the classical instructor, and at the same time to render the progress of the pupil more rapid and satisfactory.

13. Passages for Translation into Latin. For the use of Passmen and others. Selected by J. Y. SARGENT, M.A., Tutor, and formerly Fellow of Magdalen College. Second Edition. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 28. 6d.)

14. The Elements of Deductive Logic, designed

mainly for the use of Junior Students in the Universities. By the Rev. T. FOWLER, M.A., Fellow and Tutor of Lincoln College, Oxford. With a Collection of Examination Papers on the subject. Second Edition. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 38. 6d.) "We think such a manual is very opportune. Oxford requires the study of a certain amount of logic in the academical course, but hitherto, Aldrich's Manual, in its strange Latin and with its inconsistent terminology, has been the only text-book upon which students commence their acquaintance with the science of logic. Mr. Fowler's little work is not intended to be a substitute for more advanced treatises, but rather to put the general reader in possession of an outline of the science of logic, which will enable him to pursue the subject intelligently for him, self on a more complete scale. It is a great thing to say of a manual of logic that it is not repulsive on first perusal, and a still higher praise to be able to describe it as not unattractive. Now, setting aside the necessary technicalities and mechanical details that must occur in every work on logic, we think this short treatise will be read with pleasure; partly owing to a judicious arrangement of the subject into short chapters and paragraphs, and not less from the clearness and freshness of the style. It is a novel plan to add at the end of the chapters, in the form of a note, a brief statement of opinions differing from the views given in the text, with references to the various works where these opinions may be examined. In a science like logic, in which doctors have agreed to disagree, there is a pleasant honesty in this which gives us confidence in our guide."-London Review.

15. Specimens of Early English; being a Series of

Extracts from the most important English Authors, Chronologically arranged, illustrative of the progress of the English Language and its Dialectic varieties, from A.D. 1250 to A.D. 1400. With

Grammatical Introduction, Notes, and Glossary. By R. MORRIS, Esq., Editor of "The Story of Genesis and Exodus," &c. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 78. 6d.) "Few have done so much with such success as Mr. Morris, whose volume is not only a grammar, but a collection of well-selected reading and a dictionary, all in one. It will surprise some, perhaps, if we say that they who cannot read this book are ignorant of English, but the fact is incontrovertible nevertheless, and the task of mastering their own language is rendered easy by the clearness, good taste, and judg-. ment of this accomplished author."—Athenæum.

"A book of this kind has long been needed for our colleges and higher schools, and even advanced students have never before had the results of late study on the earlier English writers thus compactly set forth."-Nation (American).


Anything like an acquaintance with what has been called the 'Old English period' of our literature was impossible to ordinary readers. The present volume is meant to supply this defect, and it could not have been better adapted to the object in view. The grammatical introduction-a valuable treatise of itself-and the carefully compiled notes and glossary contain everything necessary to enable the student to read the most difficult passages with pleasure and profit.'"-Times of India.

16. Spenser's Faery Queene. Books I and II. Designed chiefly for the use of Schools. With Introduction, Notes, and Glossary. By the Rev. G. W. KITCHIN, M.A., formerly Censor of Christ Church. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 28. 6d. each.)

"The present editor has done his work, such as it is, in the most commendable manner, and we can even say that his numerous, though concise, notes may be found very interesting and instructive by those of us who have already grown familiar with the Faery Queene by any ordinary and somewhat irregular course of reading. He is well informed on most of the needful points, and skilful in condensing his information, and his literary references and parallels are ample and, in general, very striking,"-Spectator.

17. Chaucer. The Prologue to the Canterbury

Tales; The Knightes Tale; The Nonne Prest his Tale. Edited by R. MORRIS, Editor for the Early English Text Society, &c. &c. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 2s. 6d.)

"With such assistance the ordinary reader will have no difficulty in appreciating Chaucer, and will be grateful to Mr. Morris for having guided him in such a pleasant path."-Spectator.

"This edition of Chaucer is eminently fitted to guide and help the student of Early English."-Nonconformist.

"A full and accurate glossary, useful notes, and a good grammatical introduction, render this a most useful educational edition, either for class work or for the solitary student."-Literary Churchman.

18. Hooker.

Ecclesiastical Polity, Book I.

Edited by the Rev. R. W. CHURCH, M. A., Rector of Whatley; formerly Fellow of Oriel College. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 28.)

"This beautiful little edition of the first book of one of the great standard works of our language deserves a word of hearty praise."Nonconformist.

"This volume merits our commendation for the care and completeness with which it is edited."-Educational Times.

19. French Classics.

Edited, with Introductions and Notes, by GUSTAVE MASSON.

Vol. I.-containing Corneille's Cinna, and Molière's Les Femmes Savantes. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 28. 6d.)

Vol. IV.-Selections from the Correspondence of Madame de Sévigné and her chief Contemporaries. Intended more especially for Girls' Schools. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 38.)

Vol. V.-containing, Voyage autour de ma Chambre, by Xavier de Maistre; Ourika, by Madame de Duras; La Dot du Suzette, by Fievée; Les Jumeaux de l'Hôtel Corneille, by Edmond About; Mésaventures d'un Ecolier, by Rodolphe Topffer. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 28. 6d.)

20. On the Principles of Grammar. By the Rev. E. THRING, M.A., Head Master of Uppingham School. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., price 48. 6d.)

21. A Treatise on Harmony.

By the Rev.

Sir F. A. GORE OUSELEY, Bart., Mus. Doc., Professor of Music in the University of Oxford. (4to., price 108.)

The object aimed at in this volume is the combination of true philosophical principles with simplicity of explanation. It also endeavours to include all necessary details in the smallest compass.

22. A Manual of Political Economy. By the

Rev. J. E. THOROLD ROGERS, M.A. (Ext. fcap. 8vo., cloth, price 48. 6d.)

23. A Handbook of Pictorial Art. By the

Rev. R. ST. J. TYRWHITT, M.A., formerly Student and Tutor of Christ Church, Oxford. With coloured Illustrations, Photographs, and a chapter on Perspective, by A. Macdonald. (8vo., half morocco, price 188.)

The plan of the whole work, in so far as it has a plan, will be seen to follow the schools and masters of Florence. The Historical Sketches,

and their reference, will take the reader to as far as the student-works and sketches of Rafael and Michael Angelo; and it seems possible that a steady use of the Lessons in Part II may enable a modern pupil to study such earlier and unfinished works of both masters as are to be found in University or Metropolitan collections.

In course of Preparation.


1. Selections from the less known Latin Poets. By the Rev. NORTH PINDER, M.A., formerly Fellow of Trinity College,


2. Livy I-X.

[In the Press.

By J. R. SEELEY, M.A., Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge; Professor of Latin, University College, London. Also a small edition for Schools.

[In the Press.

3. Sophocles. By the Rev. LEWIS CAMPBELL, M.A., Professor of Greek at St. Andrews, formerly Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford.

4. Homer, Iliad. By D. B. MONRO, M.A., Fellow and Tutor of Oriel College, Oxford.

5. Homer, Odyssey I-XII. By the Rev. W. W. MERRY, Fellow and Lecturer of Lincoln College, Oxford; and the late Rev. J. RIDDELL, M.A., Fellow of Balliol College.

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M.A., Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford.

7. A Golden Treasury of Greek Prose, being a collection of the finest passages in the principal Greek Prose Writers, with Introductory Notices and Notes. By R. S. WRIGHT, M.A., Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, and J. E. L. SHADWELL, B.A., Student of Christ Church.

8. Horace. With English Notes and Introduction. By the Rev. E. WICKHAM, M.A., Fellow and Tutor of New College, Oxford. Also a small Edition for Schools.

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