Histoire de la France, racontée à la jeunesse

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David Douglas, 1880 - France - 404 pages

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Page 19 - Critical Remarks, in which the various Methods of Pronouncing employed by different Authors are investigated and compared with each other.
Page 18 - In this work, Phrases and Idiomatic Expressions which are used most frequently in the intercourse of every-day life have been carefully collected. Care has been taken to avoid what is trivial and obsolete, and to introduce all the modern terms relative to railways, steamboats, and travelling in general.
Page 21 - Distinguishing features are the simple but effective device of making two parts of accidence, Instead of relegating important matter to the comparative obscurity of an appendix, and the rejection of the objectionable method of combining a reader and exercises with the grammar." Educational News.—" A fresh, thorough, and methodical treatise, bearing on every page evidences of the author's ripe scholarship and rare power of lucid exposition.
Page 21 - Quantity treated of according to their mutual relations. 3s. 6d. 4. Greek Extracts; with a Vocabulary containing an Explanation of every Word and of the more Difficult Passages in the Text. 3s. 6d.
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Page 24 - LL.D., lately Professor of Humanity in King's College and University of Aberdeen, and formerly one of the Masters of the Edinburgh Academy. 1. Ferguson's Grammatical Exercises. With Notes and a Vocabulary explaining every Word.
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