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LITERATURE. Gilman's First Steps in English Literature.
The character and plan of this exquisite little text-book may be best understood irom an analysis of its contents : Introduction. Historical Period of Immature English, with Chart ; Definition of Terms; Languages of Europe, with Chart; Period of Mature English, with Chart; a Chart of Bible Translations, a Bibliography or Guide to General Reading, and other aids to the student. Cleveland's Compendiums. 3 vols. 12mo. ENGLISH LITERATURE.
AMERICAN LITERATURE. ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE XIXTH CENTURY. In these volumes are gathered the cream of the literature of the English-speaking people for the school-room and the general reader. Their reputation is national. More than 125,000 copies have been sold. Boyd's English Classics. 6 vols. Cloth. 12mo. Milton's PARADISE LOST.
THOMSON'S SEASONS Young's NIGHT THOUGHTS.
POLLOK'S COURSE OF TIME. CowPER'S Task, TABLE Talk, &c. LORD BACON'S ESSAYS. This series of annotated editions of great English writers in prose and poetry is designed for critical reading and parsing in schools. Prof. J. R. Boyd proves himself an editor of high capacity, and the works themselves need no encomium. As auxiliary to the study of belles-lettres, &c., these works have no equal. Pope's Essay on Man. 16mo. Paper. Pope's Homer's Iliad. 32mo. Roan.
The metrical translation of the great poet of antiquity, and the matchless "Essay on the Nature and State of Man,” by Alexander Pope, afford superior exercise in literature and parsing.
POLITICAL ECONOMY. Champlin's Lessons on Political Economy,
An improvement on previous treatises, being shorter, yet containing everything essential, with a view of recent questions in finance, &c., which is not elsewhere
THE NATIONAL SERIES OF STANDARD SCHOOL-BOOKS.
ÆSTHETICS. Huntington's Manual of the Fine Arts.
A view of the rise and progress of art in different countries, a brief account of the most eminent masters of art, and an analysis of the principles of art. It is complete in itself, or may precede to allvantage the critical work of Lord Kames. Boyd's Kames's Elements of Criticism.
The best edition of this standard work; without the study of which none may be considered proficient in the science of the perceptions. No other study can be pursued with so marked an effect upon the taste and refinement of the pupil.
ELOCUTION. Watson's Practical Elocution.
A scientific presentinent of accepted principles of elocutionary drill, with blackboard diagrams and full collection of examples for class drill. Cloth.
90 pages, 12mo. Taverner Graham's Reasonable Elocution.
Based upon the belief that true elocution is the right interpretation of thought, and guiding the student to an intelligent appreciation, instead of a merely mechanical knowledge, of its rules. Zachos's Analytic Elocution.
All departments of elocution—such as the analysis of the voice and the sentence, phonology, rhythm, expression, gesture, &c. — are here arranged for instruction in classes, illustrated by copious examples.
SPEAKERS. Northend's Little Orator. Northend's Child's Speaker.
Two little works of the same grade but different selections, containing simple and attractive pieces for children under twelve years of age. Northend's Young Declaimer. Northend's National Orator.
Two volumes of prose, poetry, and dialogue, adapted to intermediate and grammar classes respectively. Northend's Entertaining Dialogues.
Extracts eniinently adapted to cultivate the dramatic faculties, as well as entertain. Oakey's Dialogues and Conversations.
For school exercises and exhibitions, combining useful instruction. James's Southern Selections, for Reading and Oratory.
Embracing exclusively Southern literature. Swett's Common School Speaker. Raymond's Patriotic Speaker.
A superb_compilation of modern eloquence and poetry, with original dramatic exercisos. Nearly every eminent modern orator is represented.
MIND. Mahan's Intellectual Philosophy.
The subject exhaustively considered. The author has evinced learning, candor, apd independent thinking. Mahan's Science of Logic.
A profound analysis of the laws of thought. The system possesses the merit of being intelligible and self-consistent. In addition to the author's carefully elaborated views, it embraces results attained by the ablest minds of Great Britain, Germany, and France, in this department. Boyd's Elements of Logic.
A systematic and philosophic condensation of the subject, fortified with additions from Watts, Abercrombie, Whately, &c. Watts on the Mind. Edited by Stephen N. Fellows.
Improvement of the Mind," by Isaac Watts, is designed as a guide for the attainment of useful knowledge. As a text-book it is unparalleled ; and the discipline it affords cannot be too highly esteemed by the educator.
MORALS. Peabody's Moral Philosophy.
A short course, by the Professor of Christian Morals, Harvard University, for the Freshman class and for high schools. Butler's Analogy. Hobart's Analysis.
Edited by Prof. Charles E. West, of Brooklyn Heights Seminary. 228 pages. 16mo. Cloth. Alden's Text-Book of Ethics.
For young pupils. To aid in systematizing the ethical teachings of the Bible, and point out the coincidences between the instructions of the sacred volume and the sound conclusions of reason. Smith's Elements of Moral Philosophy. 1.10 pages.
12mo. Cloth. By Wm. Austin Smith, A.M., Ph.D., Professor of Moral Philosophy in the Columbia (Tenn.) Athenæum.
This is an excellent book for the use of academies and schools. It is prepared to meet the wants of a much larger public than has heretofore been reached hy works of this cla s. The subject is presented in clear and simple language, and will be found adapted to the comprehension of young pupils, at a time when they particularly need an insight into the laws which govern the moral world. Janet's Elements of Morals.
By Paul Janet. Translated by Mrs. Prof. Corson, of Cornell University.
The Elements of Morals is one of a series of works chiefly devoted to Ethics, and treats of practical, rather than theoretical morality.
Mr. Janet is too well known that it be necessary to call attention to his excellence as a moral writer, and it will be sufficient to say that what particularly recommends the Elements of Morals to educators and students in general is the admirable adaptation of the book to college and school purposes.
Besides the systematic and scholarly arrangement of its parts, it contains series of examples and illustrations — anecdotic, historical — gathered with rare impartiality from both ancient and modern writers, and which impart a peculiar life and interest to the subject.
Another feature of the work is its sound religious basis. Mr. Janet is above all a religious moralist.
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GOVERNMENT. Young's Lessons in Civil Government.
A comprehensive view of Government, and abstract of the laws showing the rights, duties, and responsibilities of citizens. Mansfield's Political Manual.
This is a complete view of the theory and practice of the General and State Govern. ments, designed as a text-book. The author is an esteemed and able professor of constitutional law, widely known for his sagacious utterances in the public press. Martin's Civil Government.
From Prof. Geo. B. Emerson, Boston. “It is clear and well arranged, and very comprehensive. Whoever reads fit attentively will understand more fully and satisfactorily than he could have done without it the history of his own country, and any other. Every young man should study it before he comes to vote, and it should therefore be a text-book in every High School and Academy, and a part of the library of every lover of his country.”
From F. P. Conn, Co. Supt. of Schools, Vanderburgh Co., Ind. " It embraces the essential knowledge of the science, and its arrangement affords ready references to a contents easily acquired. Am satisfied that no more useful book could be adopted, especially in the ungraded schools of the country, where libraries and newspapers are rare. Antebellum Constitutions.
A complete collection of State and Federal Constitutions as they stood before the Civil War of 1861. With an essay on changes made during the reconstruction period, by Wilinut L. Warren.
Cocker's Handbook of Punctuation.
With instructions for capitalization, letter-writing, and proof-reading. Most works on this subject are so abstruse and technical that the unprofessional reader finds them difficult of comprehension; but this little treatise is so simple and comprehensive that persons of very ordinary intelligence can readily understand and apply its principles.
ANATOMY. Anatomical Technology as Applied to the Domestic Cat. MODERN
An introduction to human, veterinary, and comparative anatomy. A practical work for students and teachers. 600 pages. 130 figures, and four lithograph plates. By Burt G. Wilder and Simon H. Gage, Professors in Cornell University.
“ Instructions in the best method of “The student who will carefully dissect dissection and study of each organ and a few cats according to the rules given in region.” -- American Veterinary Review. this book will have a great advantage over
“A valuable manual, at once author. the one who begins his work with the itative in statement and admirable in human body; and if he will master the ininethod.” - American Journal of Medical structions for the various metucds of Science.
preparation, he will know more than most “Well adapted to the purpose for which graduates in medicine." - Tho Boston it has been written. - Nature.
Malical and Surgical Journal.
A COMPLETE COURSE IN THE GERMAN.
By James H. Worman, A.M., Professor of Modern Languages.
These volumes are designed for intermediate and advanced classes respectively.
Though following the same general method with“ Otto " (that of “Gaspey''), our author differs essentially in its application. He is more practical, more systematic more accurate, and besides introduces a number of invaluable features which have never before been combined in a German grammar.
Among other things, it may be claimed for Professor Worman that he has been the first to introduce, in an American text-book for learning German, a system of analogy and 'comparison with other languages. Our best teachers are also enthusiastic about his methods of inculcating the art of speaking, of understanding the spoken language, of correct pronunciation; the sensible and convenient original classification of nouns (in four declensions), and of irregular verbs, also deserves nuch praise. We also note the use of heavy type to indicate etymological changes in the paradigms and, in the exer. cises, the parts which specially illustrate preceding rules. Worman's Elementary German Reader. Worman's Collegiate German Reader.
The finest and most judicious compilation of classical and standard German literature These works embrace, progressively arranged, selections from the masterpieces of Goethe, Schiller, Korner, Seume, Uhland, Freiligrath, Heine, Schlegel, Holty, Lenau, Wieland, Herder, Lessing, Kant, Fichte, Schelling, Winkelmann, Humboldt, Ranke, Raumer, Menzel, Gervinus, &c., and contain complete Goethe's “Iphigenie,” Schiller's “Jungfrau ;” also, for instruction in modern conversational German, Benedix's Eigensinn."
There are, besides, biographical sketches of each author contributing, notes, explanatory and philological (aiter the text), grammatical re erences to all leading grammars, as well as the editor's own, and an adequate Vocabulary. Worman's German Echo. Worman's German Copy-Books, 3 Numbers.
On the same plan as the most approved systems for English penmanship, with progressive copies.
CHAUTAUQUA SERIES. First and Second Books in German.
By the natural or Pestalozzian System, for teaching the language without the help of the Learner's Vernacular. By James H. Wornian, A. M.
These books belong to the new Chautauqua German Language Series, and are in. tended for beginners learning to speak German. The peculiar features of its method
1. It teaches the language by direct appeal to illustrations of the objects referred to, and does not allow the student to guess what is said. lie speans froin the first hour understandinglu and accurately. Therefore,
2. Grammar is taught both analytically and synthetically throughout the course. The beginning is made with the auiiaries of tense and mood, because their kinship with the English makes them easily intelligible ; then follow the declensions of nouns, articles, and other parts of speechi, always systematically arranged
It is easy to confuse the pupil by giving him one person or one case at a time. This pernicious practice is discarded. Books that beget unsystematic habits of thought are worse than worti lens.