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MANUAL OF GREEK PROSE

COMPOSITION.

A MANUAL OF GREEK PROSE

COMPOSITION,

FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES.

BY THE

REV. HENRY MUSGRAVE WILKINS, M.A.,

FELLOW OF MERTON COLLEGE, OXFORD;

AUTHOR OF 'A MANUAL OF LATIN PROSE COMPOSITION.'

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MANUAL OF GREEK PROSE.

THE

INTRODUCTION.

HE success of my 'Manual of Latin Prose' has induced me, with the sanction of the authorities at the principal public schools, to publish a work on Greek Prose Composition, on a nearly similar plan. I say, 'nearly similar,' because, though the principle of the work is the same, the arrangement has been altered in details.

ERRATA.

Page 186. Read Note 7 thus:—Ὠσὶ μήτ' ὀφθαλμοῖς ἀποχρῆσθαι.
188. Note read 'ATоiσovтaι.

The volume is divided into THREE PARTS.

I. The FIRST PART contains a series of passages translated literally from authors of the golden age of Greek composition, intended for the use of those who are conversant with the ordinary rules of Syntax, and who have practised short sentences in some elementary work, like that of Mr. Kenrick. Idioms and phrases have been liberally suggested in the margin; and references given to the most approved Greek Grammars, whenever any important grammatical principle is involved.

In the FIRST PART I have referred chiefly and very frequently to the valuable Syntax in Dr. C. Wordsworth's Grammar, which is the basis of such instruction at Har

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