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WITH SELECTIONS FROM THE LETTERS, DE
WITH INTRODUCTION, NOTES, GRAMMATICAL
WALTER B. GUNNISON, PH.D.
PRINCIPAL OF ERASMUS HALL HIGH SCHOOL
WALTER S. HARLEY, A.M.
TEACHER OF LATIN, ERASMUS HALL HIGH SCHOOL
THE great success of the plan of the previous Latin books of this series has been an encouragement to the authors to present this volume of the works of Cicero and other reading matter for the third year in college preparatory work. The orations selected are those usually required for reading, supplemented by selections from Cicero's Letters and De Senectute and from Sallust, as recommended by the American Philological Association and by the Regents of the State of New York.
The general arrangement of the book is that which was followed in the Caesar text which preceded it, that is, sufficient grammar has been furnished for the full explanation of the text, with careful references to all the standard grammars for fuller explanation. This is followed also by exercises in prose composition giving as much as usually can be done during the year by an ordinary class. A very careful effort has been made to present the essential grammatical points of the author and the essential characteristics of his style. This, together with the full vocabulary and notes, it is hoped will equip the pupils fully for the reading of the third year.
We wish to acknowledge the valuable criticism of the manuscript, made by Dr. Sidney G. Stacey and by Dr. William F. Tibbetts.
ERASMUS HALL HIGH SCHOOL, BROOKLYN, N.Y.
May 1, 1912.