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ELEMENTS OF ANALYTICAL ( EOMETRY.
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John Stuart Blackie, the Scotch to cultivate the power of general reasoning
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Rogers High School, Newport, Rhode Island. For introduction, each, $1.00.

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From the Richmond Dispatch.--Its contents are such as to commend it to universal favor. ught to extend the fame of our High School all over the world.

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EDITION OF 1888.

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NOW Common School Series.--Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. Shorter Course.—Nos. 1, 2, 3,

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THE SPENCERIAN COPY BOOKS in their various editions have long been recogmuzed as the National Standard. Keeping pace with the general improvement in methods of teaching, the publishers after several years of careful and painstaking preparation now have ready the edition of 1888, which they feel confident will be recognized at once as the highest type of work ever reached in this department. From the educational or the artistic standpoint, these books spe equally meritorious.

ALSO JUST PUBLISHED: HARPER'S INDUCTIVE GREEK METHOD.

By. Prof. Wm. R. HARPER, Ph. D., Yale University, and WM. E. WATERS, Ph. D., Cincinati, O. HARPER'S INDUCTIVE LATIN METHOD.

By Pros. WM. R. HARPER, Ph. D., Yale University, and Isaac B. BURGES, A. M., Latin Master

Rogers High School, Newport, Rhode Island. For introduction, each, $1.00. The method employed in these books is that followed by Professor Harper with such signal sucmuss in his classes at Chatauqua and elsewhere. A sentence of the original text is first placed before the pupil. The pronunciation and exact translation of each word are furnished him. With the aid which the teacher gives bim in advance, and with the material given in the book, he thoroughly masters the words and phrases of this sentence or section His kno edge is tested by requiring him to recile or write the Greek or Latin sentence, as the case may be, with only the translation before bisse. With this as the foundaton, and with adequate notes, the words are transposed and introduced in various relations, care being taken to prevent the memorizing of the Greek or Latin text, without a clear idea of the force of each. READING IN NATURAL HISTORY.

ANIMAL MEMOIRS. By SAMUEL LOCKWOOD, Ph. D. Part I.-MAMMALS. Cloth, 12 mó. 317 pages. Part II.—BIRDS. Clotb, 12 mo. 397 pages. For introduction, 60 cents each.

** Dr Samuel Lockwood has written in Animal Memoirs' a really fascinating book. His stories of the animals he has known are told with tenderness and humor; his descriptions of the characters, the idiosyncrasies of his friends, are full of sweet, attractive feeling, as well as scientific accuracy. It is a book which will not only delight children, but wiļl teach the most valuable lesons of loving kindness."— New York Tribune.

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