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MATERIALS AND MODELS

FOR

Greek Prose Composition.

New Edition, re-arranged, with fresh Pieces and additional References.

Crown 8vo. 6s. 6d.

Materials and Models for Latin Prose Composition.

Selected and arranged by J. Y. SARGENT, M.A., Fellow and Tutor of Hertford College, Oxford; and T. F. DALLIN, M.A., Tutor, late Fellow, of Queen's College, Oxford.

Crown 8vo. 55.

Latin Version of (60) Selected Pieces from Materials and Models.

By J. Y. SARGENT, M.A.

Crown 8vo. 75. 6d.

Greek Version of Selected Pieces

from Materials and Models.

By J. Y. SARGENT, M.A.

The Greek and Latin Versions may be had by Tutors only, on direct

application to the Publishers.

RIVINGTONS: LONDON, OXFORD, AND CAMBRIDGE.

(B. 552.]

FOR

Greek Prose Composition

SELECTED AND ARRANGED

BY

J. Y. SARGENT, M.A.

FELLOW AND TUTOR OF HERTFORD COLLEGE, OXFORD

AND

T. F. DALLIN, M.A.
TUTOR, LATE FELLOW, OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE, OXFORD

SECOND EDITION.

Containing Fresh Pieces and Additional References

RIVINGTONS

WATERLOO PLACE, LONDON

Oxford and Cambridge

MDCCCLXXVIII

HARVAN COLLEGE

apr. 11, 1940

LIBRARY Mrs. George E. Browne

PREFACE.

TH

HE present work differs from preceding collections of the

kind in two respects. First, the passages are arranged according to style and subject-matter for convenience of reference. Secondly, to each English piece, except in the Miscellaneous part, references are appended to analogous or similar passages in classical authors of approved merit, with the object of furnishing a model to the student in his attempt to render them into Greek or Latin.

As the selections are mainly taken from standard English authors, and are not translations, the student must not expect to find the same thoughts occurring in the same sequence, or similarly expressed, in the passages to which he is referred; but in all cases there will be found some analogy, by comparison or contrast, in the subject, circumstances, or spirit of the parallel passages, sufficient to furnish hints for the treatment of the piece to be turned, and to suggest the style to be adopted in turning it.

All composition in a dead language must be by imitation of forms already, as it were, stereotyped ; but that is the best

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