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And whitening and brightening,
Dividing and gliding and sliding,
Retreating and beating and meeting and sheeting,
Dublin : Printed by ALEXANDER THOM, 87, Abbey-street.
“So much information, of so high a character, in so small a compass, and at so low a price, has rarely if ever appeared before.”- Spectator.
“One of the most able and valuable additions to our school literature which has appeared in our day-the very best publication of the kind in the language." - Dublin Monitor.
“It is particularly entitled to commendation as more bad books have been written on geography than on any other subject. Mr. Sullivan treats geography as a SCIENCE, which like all sciences, must be taught on the principles of classification and comparison. The basis of his classification is what may be termed the mathematics of geography, and he therefore begins with explaining in clear and simple language the form, motions, and magnitude of the earth. As these cannot be comprehended without some knowledge of the physical sciences, he explains the nature of attraction, gravitation, &c., taking care to le compare their laws with facts within the reach of ordinary observation. The divisions of the earth's surface are described in their physical aspect, and not lede. according to the accidents of political distribution. The Exercises and Questions for examination are excellent; they are constructed on the right principle of compelling the master to teach."- Athenæum.
THE SPELLING-BOOK SUPERSEDED.
AN ATTEMPT TO SIMPLIFY ENGLISH GRAMMAR.
“ These little works exhibit tho same originality of view, grounded upon the principles of the subject and the PHILOSOPHY OF TEACHING, which distinguish Mr. Sullivan's useful publications.”- Spectator.
** Professor Sullivan's School Books were among the first that were placed on the List of Educational Works recommended by the Lords of the Committee of Council on Education; and the sale of these Books to their Lordships, to supply the demand for them in their Schools, has been during the year just ended (from the 4th of October, 1848, to the 20th of October, 1849), as follows: Name of Book.
No. of Copies.
4,787 English Grammar,
4,680 Spelling-Book Superseded,
3,387 English Dictionary, .
18,747 The sale of these Bo
Council on Education is IN ADDITION to the
through the Publishers and Books
is constantly increasing