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satisfy a real want that has long been felt. Both I have made use of, though my line and method of teaching had been adopted before I saw either, and part of the book was in print before I saw the latter.
I am also much indebted to Professor J. B. Mayor and other friends for valuable hints and corrections in the proof-sheets.
The Second Part will contain a selection of Oratorical, Philosophical and Miscellaneous Passages: and I hope to be able shortly to provide a selection of easy passages for Greek Prose Composition arranged on the same principle. Suggestions and corrections will be gratefully re
J. E. NIXON.
KING'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE,
Excitement at Rome before the Battle of Metaurus Livy, Creasy.
Funerals of Germanicus and Queen Mary ...Tacitus, Macaulay.
Characters of Augustus and Julius Cæsar
Mary Queen of Scots and Charles Edward Stuart.
Table of Historical and Epistolary Extracts.
Preface to History ............Sallust, Tacitus, Thiers, Macaulay.
(Eruption of Vesuvius-Earthquakes
27-30. Letters on Epistolary Style, &c.
31-32. Descriptive Letters.
33-35. Letters on mode of life, &c.
36-37. Letters of Condolence.
38-41. Family Letters.
42-56. Familiar and Playful Letters.
(Cicero, Pliny, Pope, Swift, Lamb, Sidney Smith, Cowper,
Numbers in brackets are used for the purpose of reference to distin
guish the English from the Latin Extracts.