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Summary; Greek literature as the Bible of the

world of thought

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THE CASE FOR LATIN

1. Reasons for position of Latin in education less clear;
in spite of a unique power of concise expression,
its literature inferior to Greek

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2. But Rome represents 'character,' and thus supple-
ments the weak side of Greece: her achievement.

3. Some typical Romans; Cato the Censor; signifi-
cance and value of these characters

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4. The Romans appeal to us (a) as more like us;
Agricola: (6) as having done a similar work in
the world; the interest of Roman history

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2. Justification of the teaching of Greek and Latin
grammar; their educational value

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3. Justification of Proses: their value (4) as tests of
intellectual ability, (b) as developing concentration
of mind, (c) as a training in precision of language:
practical uses of this training in life

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This 2 accuracy cannot be learnt from (4) Physical
Science or Mathematics, (b) nor, so well, from
translation into modern languages

5. Summary of the arguments for classical education

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