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USE OF HIGHER FORMS AND
COMPILED, WITH INTRODUCTORY HINTS
ON TRANSLATION, BY
H. W. AUDEN, M.A.
ASSISTANT MASTER AT FETTES COLLEGE
AND BELL UNIVERSITY SCHOLAR
WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS
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In putting together this collection of extracts for Unseen Translation I have tried not to select cruces and catchy passages, but such as may aid pupils in acquiring a grasp of different authors, both their style and context, both for criticism and composition : e.g., from Livy I have chosen, amongst others, three characters—a siege, a battle, a speech—for composition. For criticism, passages showing Livy's intimacy with Augustus, and his aristocratical tendencies, also his views on the origin of Latin comedy. I have followed out this principle in dealing with other authors: a list of points especially emphasised is given in the Appendix.
I have prefixed as introduction a few hints which I have found useful in teaching.
H. W. AUDEN.