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Page 8 - Crown 8vo. cloth, 7s. 6d. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism. By J. Clerk Maxwell, MA, FRS, Professor of Experimental Physics in the University of Cambridge.
Page 8 - An Elementary Treatise on Quaternions. By PG Tait, MA, Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh ; formerly Fellow of St. Peter's College, Cambridge. Demy 8vo. cloth, 1 2s.
Page 10 - ... et animus suus cuique ante aut post pugnandi ordinem dabat ; tantusque fuit ardor animorum, adeo intentus pugnae animus ut eum motum terrae, qui multarum urbium Italiae magnas partes prostravit avertitque cursu rapidos amnis, mare fluminibus invexit, montes lapsu ingenti proruit, nemo pugnantium senserit.
Page 9 - Trasumennus subit. Via tantum interest perangusta, velut ad id ipsum de industria relicto spatio; deinde paulo latior patescit campus; inde colles adsurgunt.
Page 14 - Literature ; and should he never be able to pursue the subject beyond the limits here prescribed, he will have laid the foundation of accurate habits of thought and judgment, which cannot fail of being serviceable to him hereafter. The authors and works selected are such as will best serve to illustrate English Literature in its historical aspect. As ' the eye of history,' without which history cannot be understood, the literature of a nation is the clearest and most intelligible record of its life....
Page 11 - Fuere quos inconsultas pavor nando etiam capessere fugam impulerit, quae ubi immensa ac sine spe erat, aut deficientibus animis hauriebantur gurgitibus, aut nequicquam fessi vada retro aegerrime repetebant, atque ibi ab ingressis aquam hostium equitibus passim trucidabantur. Sex...
Page 10 - ... usus aurium quam oculorum : ad gemitus vulnerum ictusque corporum aut armorum et mixtos strepentium paventiumque clamores circumferebant ora oculosque : alii fugientes pugnantium globo illati haerebant, alios redeuntes in pugnam avertebat fugientium agmen. Deinde, ubi in omnes partes nequicquam impetus...
Page iv - Has there been witnessed the struggle of the highest individual genius against the resources and institutions of a great nation, and in both cases the nation was victorious. For seventeen years Hannibal strove against Rome, for sixteen years Napoleon strove against England ; the efforts of the first ended in Zama, those of the second in Waterloo.