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which it was compiled. He believes it is not too much to say, that it not only embraces, but presents in a more convenient method and form, the best portions, at least the most useful, of the works of Blair, Whateley, Beattie, Campbell, and Watts, while it comprehends, besides, the Practical Exercises, the History of the English Language and Literature, and the selections from British and American Poets, with critical notices, which did not enter into the plan of any of the above works.
As now enlarged, the work will, it is hoped, be deemed worthy of a general introduction into academies, while it has not thereby lost, in any degree, its adaptedness to the wants of common schools, especially in the improved condition to which they are advancing from year to year.
· Watertown, January 2, 1846.
PART 1. .
III. USE OF WORDS.
II. Words to form Sentences
Y: Variety of expression
; IV. STRUCTURE OF SENTENCES. SECT. I. Variety of Construction . . . . . .
II. Simple Sentences,
V. Variety of Structure
' .' . . . VIII. Ideas suggested to formi Sentences
V. ARRANGEMENT OF SENTENCES. '
II. Variety of Arrangement (continued) .
V. Expression of Ideas (continued)
II. Alphabetic Writing . .
CHAP. V. Composition
VI. Genius L.
OF THE DIFFERENT KINDS or COMPOSITION.
VI. The Effect on it of the Danish Conquest
CHAP. I. SECT. I. Poets of our Revolutionary Period. .
III. Concluding Remarks upon our National Literature "05
XI. E. Winding Remark. Literature siniterature, and its