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several important publications besides the Greek and Roman Classics,-facilitate, as much as possible, the business of reference.

Thus illustrated and introduced, it is hoped that the sterling merit of the works themselves will do the rest: particularly as care will be taken to avoid even the appearance of monotony in the subjects, by following up Politics and Philosophy with Criticismworks on Morals and Education-Biography-Pictures of Manners --and even with Romance, when, as in the UTOPIA of Sir Thomas More, it has been made subservient to some great moral end.

The Series will be handsomely printed by the Proprietor, JOSEFH RICKERBY, in post 8vo. (uniform with the SACRED CLASSICS-SOUTHEY'S COWper-Boswell's JOHNSON, &c.) and a Volume regularly issued on the first day of each alternate Month, Embellished with

PORTRAITURE ILLUSTRATIONS,

FROM

Designs by George Cattermole,

Engraved on Steel, in the highest Style of the Art.

VOL. I. will appear on the 1st of FEBRUARY, 1836, and will contain the following Works of

MILTON.

ACCOUNT OF HIS OWN STUDIES.

APOLOGY FOR HIS EARLY LIFE AND WRITINGS.
TRACTATE ON EDUCATION.

AREOPAGITICA.

TENURE OF KINGS.

OUTLINE OF A PERFECT COMMONWEALTH.
DIVISIONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH.
MODE OF ESTABLISHING A COMMONWEALTH.
FAMILIAR LETTERS.

With a PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE, and NOTES, by the Editor;

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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

REFERENCE DEPARTMENT

This book is under no circumstances to be taken from the Building

form 410

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