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SERIES. UlU 1UH I • TEXT-BOOKS.
''History is (Philosophy teaching by Examples."
THE UNITED STATES »• Youth's Historyof the
1 Um * * UNITED STATES. By Jakes
Monteith, author of the National Geographical Series. An elementary work upon the catechetical plan, with Maps, Engravings, Memoriter Tables, etc. For the youngest pupils.
2. Willard's School History, for Grammar Schools and Academic classes.
Designed to cultivate the memory, the intellect, and the taste, and to sow th« seeds of virtue, by contemplation of the actions of the good and great.
3. Willard's Unabridged History, for higher classes pursuing a complete
course. Notable for its clear arrangement and devices addressed to the eye, with a series of Progressive Maps.
4. Summary of American History. A skeleton of events, with all the prom
inent facts and dates, In fifty-three pages. May be committed to memory verbatim, used in re view of larger volumes, or for reference simply. "A miniature of American History."
FNfil AND '• Berard's School History of England, combining
tllULHIllS" an interesting history of the social life of the English' people, with that of the civil and military transactions of the realm. Religion, literature, science, art, and commerce are included.
2. Summary• of English and of French History. PRANPF
A series of brief statements, presenting more points of * I'HIlwl"
attachment for the pupil's interest and memory than a chronological table, well-proportional outline and index to more extended reading.
Ricord's Histor■of Rome. A story-like epitome of this interesting and chivalrc as history, profusely illustrated, with the legends and •oubtful portions so introduced as not to deceive, while adding extended charm to the sabject.
npNPRAI Willard's Universal History• A vast subject so arranged Ml» 1T*.11H!■ « and Ulnstrated as to be less difficult to acquire or retain. Its
whole substance, in fact, is summarized on one page, in a grand "Temple of
Time, or Picture of Nations.
2. General Summary of History. Being the Summaries of American, and of English and French History, bound in one volume. The leading events in the histories of these three nations epitomized in the briefest manner.
A. S. BARNES & CO.,
LITERATURE AND BELLES -LETTRES.
PROFESSOR CLEVELAND'S WORES.
A WHOLE LIBRARY IN FOUR VOLUMES.
One Hundred and Twenty Thousand of these Volumes have been sold, and they are the acknowledged Standard wherever this refining study is pursued.
PROF. JAMES R. BOYD'S WORKS.
COMPOSITION, ZOOIC, LITERATURE, RHETORIC, CRITICISM, BIOGRAPHYi—POETRY, AND PROSE.
BOYD'S COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC.
Remarkable for the space and attention given to grammatical principles, to afford a substantial groundwork; also for the admirable treatment of synonyms, figurative language, and the sources of argument and illustration, with notable exercises for preparing the way to poetic composition.
BOYD'S ELEMENTS OF LOGIC..
explains, first, the conditions and processes by which• the mind receives ideas, and then nnfolds the art of reasoning, with clear directions for the establishment and confirmation of sound judgment A thoroughly practical treatise, being a systematic and philosophical condensation of all that is known of the subject.
BOYD'S KAMES' CRITICISM.
This standard work, as is well known, treats of the faculty of perception, and the result of its exercise upon tho tastes and emotions. It may therefore be termed a Compendium of Aesthetics and Natural Morals; and its use in refining the mind and heart has made it a standard text-book.
BOYD'S ANNOTATED ENGLISH CLASSICS.
Milton's Paradise Lost. 1 Thomson's Seasons.
Young's Night Thoughts. Pollok's Course of Time.
Cowper's Task, Table Talk, Jte. Lord Bacon's Essays. In six cheap volumes. The service done to literature, by Prof. Boyd's Annotations upon these standard writers, can with difficulty bo estimated. Line by line their expressions and ideas are analyzed and discussed, until the beet comprehension of the powerful use of language ia obtained by the learner.'