The Right Method of Studying the Greek and Latin Classics

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B. H. Blackwell, 1887 - 26 pages

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Page 26 - BUDDHIST BIRTH STORIES; or, Jataka Tales. The oldest Collection of Folk-Lore extant : being the Jatakatthavannana, for the first time edited in the original Pali, by V. Fausboll, and translated by TW Rhys Davids. Translation. Vol. I. Pp. cxvi. and 348. 1880. 18s. THE CLASSICAL POETRY OF THE JAPANESE. By Basil Chamberlain, Author of "Yeigio Henkaku, Ichiran.
Page 15 - Wise men have said are wearisome; who reads Incessantly, and to his reading brings not A spirit and judgment equal or superior (And what he brings, what needs he elsewhere seek) Uncertain and unsettled still remains, Deep versed in books and shallow in himself, Crude or intoxicate, collecting toys, And trifles for choice matters, worth a sponge; As children gathering pebbles on the shore.
Page 35 - THE LIGHT OF ASIA ; or, THE GREAT RENUNCIATION (Mahabhinishkramana). Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India, and Founder of Buddhism (as told in verse by an Indian Buddhist). By Edwin Arnold, MA, CSI , &c.
Page 2 - Post 8vo, pp. 276, cloth, 7s. 6d. RELIGION IN CHINA: Containing a Brief Account of the Three Religions of the Chinese, with Observations on the Prospects of Christian Conversion amongst that People. By JOSEPH EDKINS, DD, Peking. Third Edition. " We confidently recommend a careful perusal of the present work to all interested in this great subject.
Page 26 - Pp. xxvi. and 244. 1880. 10s. 6d, A TALMUDIC MISCELLANY ; or, One Thousand and One Extracts from the Talmud, the Midrashim, and the Kabbalah.
Page 98 - Gautama, los. 6d. Vol. III. The Sacred Books of China. The Texts of Confucianism.
Page 16 - Post free. INDIAN ANTIQUARY. — A Journal of Oriental Research in Archaeology, History, Literature, Languages, Philosophy, Religion, Folklore, &c.
Page 61 - FEUDAL MANUALS OF ENGLISH HISTORY, a series of Popular Sketches of our National History compiled at different periods, from the Thirteenth Century to the Fifteenth, for the use of the Feudal Gentry and Nobility. Now first edited from the Original Manuscripts. By Thomas Wright, MA, FSA, &c.
Page 25 - A knowledge of the commonplace, at least, of Oriental literature, philosophy, and religion is as necessary to the general reader of the present day as an acquaintance with the Latin and Greek classics was a generation or so ago.

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