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ADVANCED MANUAL

OF

LATIN PROSE COMPOSITION AD

LATIN

EDITED BY THE SAME.

Crown 8vo. 6s.

THE PROTAGORAS OF PLATO

Edited, with Notes, etc., for the use of Schools and Colleges.

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ADVANCED MANUAL

OF

LATIN PROSE COMPOSITION

BY

B. D. TURNER, M.A.

ASSISTANT MASTER AT SHERBORNE SCHOOL

FORMERLY ASSISTANT MASTER AT MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE

SOMETIME FELLOW OF JESUS COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE

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PREFACE

A MANUAL of Latin Prose Composition requires to be prefaced with no apology for its subject. This part, at any rate, of a classical education still holds its ground. For the publication of this work in particular, an excuse is sought in its distinctive character. The editor believes that there is yet room for a book containing, in conjunction with the principal rules of the Compound Sentence and a summary of the characteristics of Latin style, a larger number than is usual in such compilations of extracts for translation.

This book is intended for boys in the upper portion of the fifth and the sixth forms in a classical school; and for these an outline of the Syntax of the Moods arranged for handy reference is an obvious convenience. Less attention, indeed, has been paid to the teaching of 'style' in English manuals than is the case in Germany, where one out of several books on the subject, Berger's Lateinische Stilistik für obere Gymnasialklassen, has reached an eighth edition; but it is hoped that the ‘Notes on Style' embodied in the present book will prove of service. It is not expected that they will at once enable the beginner to acquire a style. There is no via munita to the writing

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