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WITH AN INTRODUCTION, PARALLEL SELECTIONS FROM
BENJAMIN L. D’OOGE, PH.D. (Bonn)
PROFESSOR IN THE MICHIGAN STATE NORMAL COLLEGE
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BENJ. H. SANBORN & CO.
JUL 13 1906
Gift of the Publishers.
BY BENJAMIN L. D'OOGE.
Norwood Mass. U.S.A.
The orations of Cicero embraced in this volume are those generally read in American schools. The purpose is not merely to repeat what is already offered bŷ many excellent editions, but rather to include such additional material as the editor's experience has found to be of value to pupils at this stage of their Latin course. Supplementary editions of other orations are to be published separately, by means of which a wider choice of reading will be available, and at a smaller expense than would be possible from any one book.
The text is that of C. F. W. Müller, with such minor changes in orthography and punctuation as seem desirable for school use. At the strong recommendation of many prominent teachers, the quantity of the long vowels has been marked. Unfortunately some questions of vowel length are still, and perhaps will always be, unsettled. Many doubtful cases were referred to Professor Franz Buecheler, of the University of Bonn, in whose eminent scholarship and wise, conservative judgment all classical scholars have the utmost confidence.
For the introductory life of Cicero, the standard English and German authorities have been freely drawn upon. The chapter devoted to the Roman Constitution and Religion has been derived especially from Becker and Marquardt's Römische Altertümer, Mommsen's Römisches Staatsrecht, and Gow's Compan