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READING AND SPELLING.
MCGUFFEY'S ECLECTIC PICTORIAL PRIMER, for little children. MCGUFFEY'S ECLECTIC SPELLING BOOK, for primary and common schools.
McGUFFEY'S ECLECTIC FIRST READER; lessons in reading and spelling for the younger pupils.
MCGUFFEY'S ECLECTIC SECOND READER; lessons in reading and spelling for young pupils.
McGUFFEY'S ECLECTIC THIRD READER, for middle classes; chaste and instructive lessons in prose and poetry.
McGUFFEY'S ECLECTIC FOURTH READER, for more advanced classes; elegant extracts in prose and poetry.
McGUFFEY'S ECLECTIC FIFTH READER, (Rhetorical Guide); a rhetorical reading book for the highest classes.
THE HEMANS' READER, for Female Seminaries. Elegant extracts in poetry and prose.
NEW ENGLISH GRAMMAR.
PINNEO'S PRIMARY GRAMMAR, on the analytic method; a complete work for beginners in the study.
PINNEO'S ANALYTICAL GRAMMAR; a full and complete treatise, for academies and schools.
RAY'S ARITHMETIC, PART FIRST; simple mental lessons and
RAY'S ARITHMETIC, PART SECOND; a complete text-book in
RAY'S ARITHMETIC, PART THIRD; for schools and academies ;
RAY'S ALGEBRA, PART FIRST; for common schools and academies;
Each PART of the Arithmetical course, as well as the Algebraic, is a complete book in itself, and is sold separately.
Entered according to act of Congress, in the year Eighteen Hundred and Fifty-Three, by WINTHROP B. SMITH, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the District of Ohio.
ELECTROTYPED AT THE FRANKLIN TYPE FOUNDRY, CINCINNATI, OHIO.
THE favor with which this book has been received by the public, and the consequent extensive demand for it, having rendered necessary another renewal of the stereotype plates, the opportunity has been improved for a minute examination and thorough revision of its pages. A slight change has been made in the introductory matter, rhetorical marks are used more sparingly in the lessons, and it is believed, all remaining typographical errors corrected. No change has been made in the matter or arrangement of the Reading Lessons.
In the preparation of the work, the compiler has not aimed at originality, but has endeavored to combine and present, as far as could be done in a single volume, the most valuable features of many popular books on the subject of Elocution and Rhetorical reading. Free use has been made, therefore, of the works of Bell, Graham, Ewing, Pinnock, Scott, Wood, McCulloch, Enfield, Mylius, Sheridan Knowles, Walker, and others. While the compiler will not compare the present work with elaborate treatises on the subject, he trusts he will be found to have included every thing that could be made available for a school manual.
The compiler has also received much valuable assistance from an able and experienced teacher, who has devoted much time and study to the subject of Elocution.* He is not without the hope, therefore, that his labors may prove serviceable to those engaged in the business of education.
#T. S. PINNEO, M. A., M. D., a graduate of Yale College, late Professor in tho Charlotte Hall Institute; and more recently, Professor in Marietta College.