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FIRST LATIN BOOK;

REMODELLED AND REWRITTEN,

AND ADAPTED TO THE

OLLENDORFF METHOD OF INSTRUCTION.

BY

ALBERT HARKNESS, P. D.,

PROFESSOR OF THE GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN BROWN UNIVERSITY.

TWENTY-SECOND EDITION

NEW YORK:

D. APPLETON & COMPANY, 443 & 445 BROADWAY.

1863.

Educ T 918,63, 160

HARVARD

GIFIE

GEORGE ARTHUR PLIMPTON
JANUARY 25, 1924

ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1851, by
D. APPLETON & CO.,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern
District of New York.

ch being designed to illustrate the particular topic

biect of the lesson, and the second to

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PREFACE.

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ARNOLD'S First and Second Latin Book was introduced to the American public some five years since, under the editorial care of Professor Spencer. As the system was, at that time, quite new in this country, and comparatively so in England, the American editor did not think it best "to make any material alteration in the original work." The marked favor with which the volume was at once received, and the almost unprecedented success which has since attended it, are a sufficient proof of its excellence. The test of the class-room and the improved methods of instruction have, however, convinced teachers that, with many rare merits, and with a general plan most happily adapted to the wants of the beginner in Latin, it was still, in some important respects, quite incomplete in its execution and details. The present volume, undertaken at the request of the publishers, is the result of an attempt to remove these defects, and thus to render

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