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GRAMMAR OF ENTOMOLOGY.

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"My wish and judgment about the affair has always been this; that I should much prefei that some oue of those, more skilful than myself, had undertaken it; but still that it is better even I should undertake it, than it be left undone."—Cicero.

THIS ILLUSTRATED EDITION

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AN INTRODUCTORY WORK ON INSECTS,

WRITTEN WITH A VIEW OF BLENDING

AMUSEMENT WITH INSTRUCTION,

IS INSCRIBED

To WILLIAM YARRELL, Esq.,

WHOSE LABOURS HAVE CONTRIBUTED SO GREATLY

TO RENDER NATURAL HISTORY A POPULAR PURSUIT,

W ITHOUT IN ANY DEGREE LOWERING

ITS DIGNITY AS A SCIENCE.

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