Course of Ancient Geography: Arranged with Special Reference to Convenience of Recitation

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Page 318 - With Questions and Answers, and an Imitative ExerciM on each Chapter. With Notes by EA JOHNSON, Professor of Latin, in University of New York. New edition, enlarged, with a Lexicon, Historical and Geographical Index, etc.
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Page 317 - On examination, it will be found that more than ordinary labor hni been expended upon this work, and that the author has proceeded upon higher principles, and has had higher aims in view than historical compilers ordinarily propose to themselves. Instead of being a mere catalogue of events, chronologically arranged, it is a careful, laborious, and instructive digest of the laws, customs, manners, institutions, and civi lization of the ancient and modern nations.
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Page 317 - Events of minor importance are made to embarrass the memory by the confused method of their presentation to the mind ; history is studied by pages and not by subjects. In the wilderness of events through which the student is groping his way, he soon becomes lost and perplexed. The past is as obscure as the future. His lesson soon becomes an irksome task.
Page 319 - The characteristics of this volume are : precision, condensation, and luminous arrangement. It is precisely what it pretends to be — a manual, a sure and conscientious guide for the student through the crooks and tangles of Mediaeval History. All the great principles of this extensive period are carefully laid down, and the most important facts skilfully grouped around them.

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