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A COMPENDIUM OF ENGLISH LITERATURE,

CHRONOLOGICALLY ARRANGED,
From Sir John Mandeville to William Cowper.- 778 pages.

. IL ENGLISH LITERATURE OF THE NINETEENTH OCNTURY, EMBRACING TUS Cunet DECRASHD AND Livixo A UTIOES OF THE FIRST HALF or to

NIXATIRTH CHITURI.—778 pages

III.

A COMPENDIUM OF AMERICAN LITERATURE,

UPON TUB SANE PLAN, KXDRACIXO
The Chief Doosasod and Living Writers of our country.--784 pagce.

IV.
A COMPENDIUM OF CLASSICAL LITERATURE,
CONSISTING OF Caoica EXTRACT, TRANSLATM, FROM THE BEST GREEK AND ROXAN WATIN,
WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHBO, A Cound or THXIX WORKA, KTO., XTQ--622 pages

PART 1.-Greek: from Homer to Longinus.
Part II.-Latin: from Plautus to Boethius.

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON,

WITH A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR.

MILITARY DISSERTATIONS ON KACH POIN ; NOTES CRITICAL AND EXPLANATORY; AN DIDES TO

THE SUBJECT OF PARADISE LOBT; AND A VERBAL IXDES TO ALL TIL POEMA -638 page.

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WITH APPROPRIATK SELECTIONS FROM SCRIPTURE, AND TUNES SUITED TO

THE METRES OF THE HYMNS. The Ilymns in this collection, one of which is adaptod to each day of the year, have beon selected by Professor Cleveland with roinarkably good taste. Soine of thein are familiar, and will be loved and muns as long as the English language endures. The rest, culled from the great stores in his pos

najon, are tho choloest that can be found. In literary Inorit and poetic excellence, it is the very best nelection of Sacred Lyrics extant in tho selection of tunes, Professor Cleveland has condned bimself to a few good old tunos, easy to bo sung, sad favorites with all denominations. It is a 18inu, substantially bound.-270 pages

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These books have boen warmly recommended by the first scholars, critics, and oducators of our land, and have been introduced extensively into our high schools and colleges.

Besides school editions of the first five works, others are published upon finer paper, and bound in various styles of beauty, for the Household Library

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