« PreviousContinue »
BY THE BISHOP OF ST. DAVID'S.
The Spirit of Truth the Holy Spirit: a Sermon,
preached before the University of Cambridge, on Whitsunday, May 16, 1869. 8vo. IS.
BY ARCHDEACON BICKERSTETH.
Christian Mourners not Hopeless Mourners:
Sermon, preached in the Parish Church of Monks' Risborough, on Sunday, June 27, 1869, on the occasion of the Death of Mrs. Evetts, wife of the Rector of that parish. 8vo. IS.
The Filling of all Things by our Ascended Lord: a
Sermon, preached in Westminster Abbey, on St. Matthias' Day, Feb. 24, 1869, on the occasion of the Consecration of Dr. Wordsworth, Bishop Elect of Lincoln; Dr. Hatchard, Bishop Designate of Mauritius; and Dr. Turner, Bishop Designate of Grafton and Armidale. 8vo. IS.
BY THE REV. H. P. LIDDON.
Life in Death: a Sermon, preached in Salisbury
Cathedral, on the 11th Sunday after Trinity, August 8, 1869, being the day after the Funeral of Walter Kerr Hamilton, D.D., Lord Bishop of Salisbury. 8vo. IS.
A Sister's Work: a Sermon, preached in substance
at All Saints', Margaret Street, on the Second Sunday after Trinity, 1869. 8vo. 15.
Christ and Human Law: a Sermon, preached be
fore the University, the Hon. Mr. Justice Hannen, and the Hon. Mr. Justice Keating, Her Majesty's learned Judges of Assize, in the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Oxford, on the Third Sunday in Lent, February 28, 1869. Second Edition. With a Note on Divorce. 8vo.
Christ and Education: a Sermon, preached at St.
James's, Piccadilly, on the Third Sunday after Trinity, 1869. 8vo. IS.
London, Oxford, and Cambridge
BY THE REV. R. W. BARNES.
Three Sermons, preached in Exeter Cathedral, on the
7th, 8th, and 9th Sundays after Trinity, July 11th, 18th, and 25th, 1869. 8vo. Is. 6d.
BY THE REV. C. N. GRAY.
Statement on Confession.
Anglican Divines. Third Edition. 6d.
With full Catena of
BY THE REV. JAMES GERALD JOYCE.
Can the Liturgy be used to attach the People to the
Church? a Paper, read before the Churchman's Association for the Rural Deaneries of Andover, Basingstoke, and Chilbolton. 8vo. IS.
BY THE REV. GEORGE HENRY SUMNER.
Peace, Christ's Legacy to His Church: a Sermon
preached in Westminster Abbey, at the Consecration of the Rev. Ashton Oxenden, D.D., to the Metropolitan See of Montreal, on Sunday, August 1, 1869. 8vo. IS.
BY THE REV. G. I. PELLEW.
A Sermon, preached at St. Mary's Church, Putney,
in the Defence of the Athanasian Creed, on the first Sunday after Trinity, 1869. 8vo. 6d.
BY THE REV. W. E. JELF.
A Review of Mariolatry, Liturgical, Devotional,
Doctrinal, as exhibited in the Offices, the Devotional and Dogmatic Books, at present used in the Romish Communion. By WILLIAM EDWARD Jelf, B.D., sometime Censor of Christ Church, Oxford; Bampton Lecturer, and Whitehall Preacher. 8vo.
The Reformation of the Church of England.
[A.D. 1514-1547.] A Review, Reprinted by Permission from the "Times," of February 27th and March 1st, 1869. 8vo. 6d.
London, Oxford, and Cambridge
A SERIES OF CLASSICAL AUTHORS,
EDITED BY MEMBERS OF BOTH UNIVERSITIES UNDER
THE REV. ARTHUR HOLMES, M.A.
FELLOW AND LECTURER OF CLARE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, LECTURER AND LATE FELLOW OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE,
THE REV. CHARLES BIGG, M.A.
LATE SENIOR STUDENT AND TUTOR OF CHRIST CHURCH, OXFORD, SECOND CLASSICAL MASTER OF CHELTENHAM COLLEGE.
The following Parts have been already published:SOPHOCLIS TRAGOEDIAE,
Edited by R. C. JEBB, M.A. Fellow and Assistant Tutor of Trinity College, Cambridge.
[Part I. The Electra. 3s. 6d. Part II. The Ajax. 3s. 6d. JUVENALIS SATIRAE,
Edited by G. A. SIмcox, M. A. Fellow and Classical Lecturer of Queen's College, Oxford. [Thirteen Satires. 3s. 6d. THUCYDIDIS HISTORIA, Edited by CHARLES Bigg, M. A. late Senior Student and Tutor of Christ Church, Oxford. Second Classical Master of Cheltenham College.
[Vol. I. Books I. and II. with Introductions. 6s. DEMOSTHENIS ORATIONES PUBLICAE, Edited by G. H. HESLOP, M. A. late Fellow and Assistant Tutor of Queen's College, Oxford. Head Master of St. Bees. [Parts I. & II. The Olynthiacs and the Philippics. ARISTOPHANIS COMOEDIAE,
Edited by W. C. GREEN, M. A. late Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. Classical Lecturer at Queens' College.
[Part I. The Acharnians and the Knights. 4s. [Part II. The Clouds. 35. 6d.
[Part III. The Wasps. 3s. 6d. ISOCRATIS ORATIONES,
Edited by JOHN EDWIN SANDYS, B. A. Fellow and Lecturer of
St. John's College, and Lecturer at Jesus College, Cambridge. [Part I. Ad Demonicum et Panegyricus. 4s. 6d. A PERSII FLACCI SATIRARUM LIBER, Edited by A. PRETOR, M.A., of Trinity College, Cambridge, Classical Lecturer of Trinity Hall. 3s. 6d.
London, Oxford, and Cambridge
CATENA CLASSICORUM-Opinions of the Press. Mr. Jebb's Sophocles.
"The Introduction proves that Mr. Jebb is something more than a mere scholar, - a man of real taste and feeling. His criticism upon Schlegel's remarks on the Electra are, we believe, new, and certainly just. As we have often had occasion to say in this Review, it is impossible to pass any reliable criticism upon school-books until they have been tested by experience. The notes, however, in this case appear to be clear and sensible, and direct attention to the points where attention is most needed."-Westminster Review.
concise and succinct style of English annotation, forming the best substitute for the time-honoured Latin notes which had so much to do with making good scholars in days of yore, Mr. Jebb keeps a steady eye for all questions of grammar, construction, scholarship, and philology, and handles these as they arise with a helpful and sufficient precision. In matters of grammar and syntax his practice for the most part is to refer his reader to the proper section of Madvig's 'Manual of Greek Syntax nor does he ever waste space and time in explaining a construction, unless it be such an one as is not satisfactorily dealt with in the grammars of Madvig or Jelf. Experience as a pupil and a teacher has pr ably taught him the value of the wholesome task of hunting out a grammar reference for oneself, instead of finding it, handy for slurring over, amidst the hundred and one pieces of information in a voluminous foot-note. But whenever there occurs any peculiarity of construction, which is hard to reconcile to the accepted usage, it is Mr. Jebb's general practice to be ready at hand with manful assistance."-Contemporary Review.
"We have no hesitation in saying that in style and manner Mr. Jebb's notes are admirably suited for their purpose. The explanations of grammatical points are singularly lucid, the parallel passages generally well chosen, the translations bright and graceful, the analysis of arguments terse and luminous. Mr. Jebb has clearly shown that he possesses some of the qualities most essential for a commentator." Spectator.
"If, as we are fain to believe, the editors of the Catena Classicorum have got together such a pick of scholars as have no need to play their best card first, there is a bright promise of success to their series in the first sample of it which has come to hand -Mr. Jebb's 'Electra.' We have seen it suggested that it is unsafe to pronounce on the merits of a Greek Play edited for educational purposes until it has been tested in the hands of pupils and tutors. But our examination of the instalment of, we hope, a complete 'Sophocles,' which Mr. Jebb has put forth, has assured us that this is a needless suspension of judgment, and prompted us to commit the justifiable rashness of pronouncing upon its contents, and of asserting after due perusal that it is calculated to be admirably serviceable to every class of scholars and learners. And this assertion is based upon the fact that it is a by no means one-sided edition, and that it looks as with the hundred eyes of Argus, here, there, and every where, to keep the reader from straying. In a
"Mr. Jebb has produced a work which will be read with interest and profit by the most advanced scholar, as it contains, in a compact form, not only a careful summary of the labours of preceding editors, but also many acute and ingenious original remarks. We do not know whether the matter or the manner of this excellent commentary is deserving of the higher praise the skill with which Mr. Jebb has avoided, on the one hand, the wearisome prolixity of the Germans, and on the other the jejune brevity of the Porsonian critics, or the versatility which has enabled him in turn to elucidate the plots, to explain the verbal difficulties, and to illustrate the idioms of his author. All this, by a studious economy of space and a remarkable precision of expression, he has done for the 'Ajax' in a volume of some 200 pages."-Athenæum.
London, Oxford, and Cambridge
CATENA CLASSICORUM-Opinions of the Press. Mr. Simcox's Juvenal.
satires, and the manuscripts."—Athe
"Of Mr. Simcox's 'Juvenal' we can only speak in terms of the highest commendation, as a simple, unpretending work, admirably adapted to the wants of the school-boy or of a college passman. It is clear, concise, and scrupulously honest in shirking no real difficulty. The pointed epigrammatic hits of the satirist are every where well brought out, and the notes really are what they profess to be, explanatory in the best sense of the term."-London Review.
"This is a link in the Catena Classicorum to which the attention of our readers has been more than once directed as a good Series of Classical works for School and College purposes. The Introduction is a very comprehensive and able account of Juvenal, his
"Mr. Bigg in his prefixes an analysis to each book, and an admirable introduction to the whole work, containing full information as to all that is known or related of Thucydides, and the date at which he wrote, followed by a very masterly critique on some of his characteristics as a writer." -Athenæum.
"While disclaiming absolute originality in his book, Mr. Bigg has so thoroughly digested the works of so many eminent predecessors in the same field, and is evidently on terms of such intimacy with his author as perforce to inspire confidence. A well-pondered and well-written introduction has formed a part of each link in the 'Catena' hitherto published, and Mr. Bigg, in addition to a general introduction, has given us an essay on 'Some Characteristics of Thucydides,' which no one can read without being impressed
"This is a very original and enjoyable Edition of one of our favourite classics."-Spectator.
'Every class of readers-those who use Mr. Simcox as their sole inter
Mr. Bigg's Thucydides.
preter, and those who supplement larger editions by his concise matter -will alike find interest and careful research in his able Preface. This indeed we should call the great feature of his book. The three facts which sum up Juvenal's history so far as we know it are soon despatched; but the internal evidence both as to the dates of his writing and publishing his Satires, and as to his character as a writer, occupy some fifteen or twenty pages, which will repay methodical study."- Churchman.
with the learning and judgment brought to bear on the subject."-Standard.
"We need hardly say that these books are carefully edited; the reputation of the editor is an assurance on this point. If the rest of the history is edited with equal care, it must become the standard book for school and college purposes."-John Bull.
"Mr. Bigg first discusses the facts of the life of Thucydides, then passes to an examination into the date at which Thucydides wrote; and in the third section expatiates on some characteristics of Thucydides. These essays are remarkably well written, are judicious in their opinions, and are calculated to give the student much insight into the work of Thucydides, and its relation to his own times, and to the works of subsequent historians."Museum.
London, Oxford, and Cambridge