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LATIN GRAMMAR.

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THE PUBLIC SCHOOL

LATIN GRAMMAR

FOR THE USE OF

SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, AND PRIVATE STUDENTS,

BY

BENJAMIN HALL KENNEDY, D.D.

HONORARY FELLOW OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE;

REGIU'S PROFESSOR OF GREEK IN THE UNIVERSITY :

AND CANON OF ELY.

Nihil ex grammatica nocuerit nisi quod supervacuum est; neque enim
obstant hae disciplinae per illas euntibus, sed circa illas haerentibus.

QUINTIL. Inst. Orat. lib. i. cap. iv.

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LONDON:
LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

1883.

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§ 1. BY AN AGREEMENT between the Proprietors and Mr. John Peile, Fellow and Tutor of Christ's College, Cambridge, it is arranged that the ‘Public School Latin Grammar,' with the books akin to it, shall hereafter be revised by Mr. Peile as joint and, in due time, sole Editor. Mr. Peile's merits as a classical and Sanskrit scholar, and as an able teacher, are widely known. Those who have the advantage of nearer acquaintance with him will be assured that the maintenance and improvement of these books, as means of public instruction, could not be placed in safer keeping.

§ 2. The First Edition of this Grammar, published in January 1871, was introduced by the following Preface :

"The “ Public School Latin Grammar" is simply a development of the Primer, in conformity with the design of those, who, after accepting the latter book, entrusted to the same Editor the preparation of the former. The difference between the elementary compendium and the higher work is such as might be justly expected. Whilst the general principles and many of the paradigms are in both the same, in the Grammar the subject-matter is arranged more systematically, the body of examples very much increased, the illustration wider, and a large amount of information is added, which in the Primer does not appear at all.

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