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CHASE & STUART'S CLASSICAL SERIES.

EDITED BY
THOMAS CHASE, A.M., GEORGE STUART, A.M.,
PROFESSOR OF CLASSICAL LITERATURE, & PROFESSOR OF THE LATIN LANGUAGE,

Haver
ford College,

Central High School,
Penna.

Philada.

The references in Cæsar's Commentaries and Virgil's Æneid

are to
HARKNESS'S LATIN GRAMMAR,

AND
ANDREWS & STODDARD'S LATIN GRAMMAR.
The remaining books of the series contain full references not

only to the above, but also to
BULLION AND MORRIS'S LATIN GRAMMAR,

AND
ALLEN'S MANUAL LATIN GRAMMAR.

The publication of this edition of the Classics was suggested by the constantly increasing demand by teachers for an edition which, by judicious notes, would give to the student the assistance really necessary to render his study profitable, furnishing explanations of passages difficult of interpretation, of peculiarities of syntax, &c., and yet would require him to make faithful use of his grammar and dictionary.

It is believed that this Classical Series needs only to be known to insure its very general use. The publishers claim for it peculiar merit, and beg leave to call attention to the following important particulars;

The purity of the texts.

The clearness and conciseness of the notes, and their adaptation to the wants of students.

The beauty of the type and paper.
The handsome style of binding.
The convenience of the shape and size.
The low price at which the volumes are sold.

The preparation of the whole Series is the original work of American scholars.

The texts are not mere reprints, but are based upon a careful and painstaking comparison of all the most improved editions, with constant reference to the authority of the best manuscripts.

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The preparation of the whole Series is the original work of American scholars.

The texts are not mere reprints, but are based upon a careful and painstaking comparison of all the most improved editions, with constant reference to the authority of the best manuscripts.

No pains have been spared to make the notes accurate, clear, and helpful to the learner. Points of geography, history, mythology, and antiquities are explained in accordance with the views of the best German scholars.

The Series, when complete, will consist of

CÆSAR'S COMMENTARIES.
VIRGIL'S ÆNEID.

CICERO'S ORATIONS.

HORACE.

SALLUST.

.

LIVY.

VIRGIL'S ECLOGUES AND GEORGICS.
Of which there are now ready the following, viz.:

CÆSAR'S COMMENTARIES, Price, $1.25
VIRGIL'S ÆNEID,

1.50 CICERO'S ORATIONS,

1.25 HORACE,

1.50 Due notice will be given of the publication of the remaining volumes. The generous welcome given to these books, proves very conclusively that they are well adapted to the wants of the classroom. Although but two years have elapsed since the issue of the first book of the series, already they have been adopted in every State in the Union, and the publishers have the proud satisfaction of stating that they are at this time the standard textbooks in nearly One Thousand Schools, and the list is daily increasing Among these are many of the largest and most important classical institutions in the country.

Circulars containing full descriptive notices of the different books of the series, will be sent to any address on application.

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THE CRITTENDEN COMMERCIAL ARITHMETIC

AND BUSINESS MANUAL. Designed for the use of Teachers, Business Men, Academies, High Schools, and Commercial Colleges. By John GroesBECK, Consulting Accountant, and Principal of Crittenden's Philadelphia Commercial College. Price, by mail, post-paid, $1.50.

Circulars containing full descriptive notice, testimonials, &c., will be sent to any address on application to the publishers.

The following review of this book, from one of the leading educational papers of the country, well describes its character.

“We have at last found a work on Business Calculations long sought for, one comprising our own views. This is a compilation of the current usages of business men for performing every calculation of a business character. Beginning with methods of addition, it treats of quick and practical ways of performing all the fundamental rules, followed by Calculations used in particular branches of business, percentage, interest, averaging, money, weights and measures as they are, exchange of every kind, profit and loss, marking goods, dividends and investments, (all about U. S. bonds, 5-20's, 10-40's, 7-30's, greenbacks, legal-tenders, &c.,) stocks, (* bulls, bears,' (selling short,' nering,' &c.), the metrical and cental system, ending with business forms and information worth the whole price of the book, and not obtainable elsewhere. We commend it highly, for it deserves it. It is fresh, practical, and reliable."

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In every High School and Academy in the land, the organization of a class in Commercial Arithmetic, Business Calculations and Forms, will prove an element of popularity and success that will yield rich results. The subject itself is so intrinsically valuable as a means of developing thought, that, were this the only result to be gained, it would be entitled to and sbould receive the special attention of the progressive teacher. But apart from this, the introduction of a study so interesting in itself, so attractive to the scholar, and having so direct a bearing on his future welfare, will, in many an instance, decide the welfare of a school, directing the channel of popular opinion in its favor, and prove the means of filling it with students anxious to secure its advantages.

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A MANUAL OF ELOCUTION. Founded upon the

Philosophy of the Human Voice, with Classified Illustrations, Suggested by and Arranged to meet the Practical Difficulties of Instruction.

By M. S. MITCHELL Price by mail, postpaid, $1.50.

Per dozen, by express, $13.50. The compiler cannot conceal the hope that this glimpse of our general literature may tempt to individual research among its treasures, so varied and inexhaustible; —that this text-book for the school-room may become not only teacher, but friend, to those in whose hands it is placed, and wbile aiding, through systematic development and training of the elocutionary powers of the pupil, to overcome many of the practical difficulties of instruction, may accomplish a higher work in the cultivation and refinement of character.

To afford teachers an idea of the character of the work, we append a list of the

SUBJECTS TREATED OF. Articulation, Pronunciation, Accent, Emphasis, Modulation, Melody of Speech, Pitch, Tone, Inflections, Sense, Cadence, Force, Stress, Grammatical and Rhetorical Pauses, Movement, Reading of Poetry, Faults in the Reading of Poetry, Action, Attitude, Analysis of the Principles of Gestures, and Oratory.

Among the gems of literature collected in this volume may be named the following, which will give a general idea of the character of the selections for practice, of which the volume is largely composed. A Psalm of Life.

Oh! why should the Spirit of Address at Gettysburg.

Mortal be Proud ? Barbara Frietchie.

The Battle of Ivry. Bonny Kelmeny.

The Bells. Bugle Song

The Bridge of Sighs. Charge of the Light Brigade. The Great Bell Roland, Death of Little Nell.

The Mantle of St. John de Matha. Dies Iræ.

The Raven.
Elegy in a Country Churchyard. The Soldier from Bingen.
Excelsior.

The Song of the Shirt.
Godiva.

Union and Liberty. Invocation to Light.

Woman's Education. Laus Deo.

Work. The American Flag.

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