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EXTRACTS FROM CRITICAL NOTICES.

GEOGRAPHY GENERALIZED.

"So muoh information,of so high a character, in so small a comparand at so low a price, has rarely if over appeared before."—Spc'tator.

'* It is particularly entitled to commendation, as more bad books have been written on geography than on any other subject. Mr. Sullivan treat! geography as a Science, which, like all sciences, must be taught on the principles of classification aud comparison. The basis of his classification is what may be termed the uutliei .at;os of geogranb^, and he therefore begins with explaining in cie"» ''"^ "'rimlo language Ui;. i'orui, motions, and magnitude of the earth. Ah r <u.' ' i*xomprehf .idea wirliout some knowledge of the physical 3, I' "': "U nature of attraction,

gravitation, dee., taking ». Ji t* ith facts w.thm the

reach. of ordinary obse J. '.**c < * *» <.th'c surlace are

described in their phy; as; '.' rho accidents of

political distribution. . ;e a imination are

excellent; they are .onstrn .*. "a* . t v . spelling the

to teach."— Ail .,.

THE SPELLING-!!.' . t' . < AN ATTEMPT

TO SIMi .11. . r ... .\MAR.

<* These little works exhibit the same/i' 'lity of view, grounded upon the principles of the subject and the Phh.oso.'k/ Of Teaching, which distinguish Mr. Sullivan's useful publication."—Spectator.

THE DICTIONARY OF DERIVATIONS. This admirable little book—which no family, where a true knowledge of language is cultivated, should be without."—Spectator.

'* A work as admirable in its execution as it is novel in design."— Scotsman.

A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. "This most complete and admirable work only requires to be known in order to make it a household book."—Saunders.

THE LITERARY CLASS BOOK. ** A volume well worthy of Professor Sullivan's reputation. It is sure to be largely read,"—English Journal of Education.

"Dr. Sullivan's school-books, sevonr' .'^bertare distinguished by one great principle—that of simplifymg the suliyd taught, and of wringing out, in a few plain aud striking rubs, the great lea.ling ideas of the science in han.i."— Dublin University Magazine, August, 1S56.

in fact, Dr. Sullivan's school-books have been" inly instrumental in making a name for the system of Educatiun pursued i:i the National Schools."—The Irish Quarterly Review, for January, l85ts

%* The circulation of these books in Ireland, Great Britain, and

tVe Colonies. amounts to upwards of 151.31)0 copies per annum, as

appear? by tlio following return, from Messrs. Alex. Thorn and Sons,

the Government Printers in Ireland :—

*' By referring to our books we find that 454,000 copies of Professor Sullivan's School Books have been printed in our establishment within the last three years.

"Alex. 'thom And Sons. "1st July, 1861." 1 , H #/

THE

LITERARY CLASS BOOK;

OR,

READINGS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE:

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED

AN INTRODUCTORY TREATISE

ON THE

ART OF READING AND THE PRINCIPLES OF ELOCUTION.

BT

ROBERT SULLIVAN, LL.D., T.C.D.,

BARRISTER-AT-LAW,

SEVENTH EDITION. • -''

DUBLIN: ';. ;.

MARCUS AND JOHN SULLIVAN,'''

27, MAKLBOROUGH-STREET.
LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGMAN, AND ROBERTS, LONDON;
JOHN MENZIES, EDINBURGH.

1861.

9J.VS. I

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