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Página 501 - The Elements of Euclid : viz. the First Six Books, together with the Eleventh and Twelfth. Printed, with a few variations and additional references, from the Text of Dr. SIMSoN. New Edition, carefully corrected by S.
Página 499 - Greek Prosody and Metre. For the use of Schools and Colleges; together with the Choral Scanning of the Prometheus Vinctus of JEschylus, and (Edipus Tyrannus of Sophocles, to which are appended Remarks on the Indo-Germamc Analogies.
Página xxi - Greeks soon discovered after their march had begun. The object of Cyrus, as our readers well know, was to dethrone his brother, the King of Persia/ After a long march through Asia Minor, Syria, and the sandy tract east of the Euphrates, the two brothers met at Cunaxa, not far from Babylon. Cyrus fell in the almost bloodless battle that ensued, his barbarian troops were discouraged and dispersed, and the Greeks were left alone in the centre of the Persian empire. The Greek officers were soon massacred...
Página 155 - ... was the one most generally employed. The preparation necessary for the bitumen is a much more expensive and troublesome one than that requisite for lime, for the commoner sort of which a simple burning with the brambles, which abound in the Desert, is sufficient ; while the bitumen, to deprive it of its brittleness, and render it capable of being applied to the brick, must be boiled with a certain proportion of oil ; and after all, the tenacity of the bitumen bears no comparison with that of...
Página 504 - Spelling Book. The English Spelling-Book ; accompanied by a Progressive Series of easy and familiar Lessons -. intended as an Introduction to the Reading and Spelling of the English Language. By Dr.
Página 504 - Lennie's Principles of English Grammar. Comprising the Substance of all the most approved English Grammars, briefly defined, and neatly arranged ; with Copious Exercises in Parsing and Syntax.
Página 506 - THE ENGLISH READER : or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, selected from the best Writers. Designed to assist young Persons to read with propriety and effect ; to improve their language and sentiments; and to inculcate some of the most important principles of piety and virtue.