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HOW AND WHAT TO STUDY WORKS BY THE REV. J. PYCROFT.

1. RECOLLECTIONS of COLLEGE DAYS.. Second Edition

Fcp. 68. "A capital, sensible, entertaining, and true-to-nature work.”—B. HAYDON. 2. A COURSE of ENGLISH READING; or, How and What to Study. Fourth Edition ......

.....Fcp. 8vo. 58. “This is the only work which answers the question commonly asked by young persons, 'What books would you advise me to read ?'"

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, 3. The CRICKET FIELD: Our National Game treated Historically, Scientifically, and Classically. Third Edition,

with Plates and Woodcuts

Fcp. 8vo. 58. 4. VIRGIL; with Marginal References to 6000 Parallel Pas

sages in Hesiod, Theocritus, Homer, Livy, and other Authors. With

Concise Notes. 5. GREEK GRAMMAR PRACTICE.

6. LATIN GRAMMAR PRACTICE: A Vocabulary, Delec

tus, and Exercise in one. An Improvement on Arnold's and Ollendorff's

System. Useful for Home Tuition : both sound and interesting. London: LONGMAN, GREEN, and Co. Paternoster Row.

7. TWENTY YEARS in the CHURCH. 4th Edition.

8. ELKERTON RECTORY. Second Thousand. 9. WAYS and WORDS of MEN of LETTERS.

London : L. BOOTH, 307 Regent Street.

Preparing for Publication, by the same Author, AGONY POINT; or, the Groans of Gentility : a Tale

of the Times.

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REV. JAMES PYCROFT, B.A. Trin. Coll. OXFORD

AUTHOR OF TWENTY YEARS IN THE CHURCH
“RECOLLECTIONS OF COLLEGE DAYS” “THE CRICKET-FIELD" ETC.

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FOURTH EDITION

LONDON
LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGMAN, AND ROBERTS

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PREFACE

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THE FOURTH EDITION.

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MISS JANE C. divided her in-door hours into three parts: the housekeeping and dinner-ordering cares of life claimed one part; hearing two younger sisters say their lessons a second part; and during the third and most delightful remainder she would lock her chamber door, and

on the marker of Russell's - Modern Europe” at the rate of never less than fifteen pages an hour, and sometimes more.

Being so vexatious as to ask wherein her satisfaction consisted, I was told — in the thought that she did her duty; that she kept her resolution; that she read as much as her friends; that continually fewer histories remained to be read; and that she haped one day to excel in literature.

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