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P. OVIDII NASONIS

METAMORPHOSEON

LIBRIS,

NOTIS ANGLICIS

ILLUSTRATA.

IN USUM SCHOLARUM.

BY W. WILLYMOTTE, LL. D.
Vice-provost of King's College, Cambridge.

AND

T. RUDDIMAN, A. M.

PHILADELPHIA:

PUBLISHED BY FRANCIS NICHOLS.
Fry and Kammerer, Printers.
1810.

EdueT 1050.875610

MARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY
GIFT OF

GEORGE ARTHUR PLIMPTON
JANUARY 25, 1924

District of Pennsylvania, to wit:

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BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventeenth day of November in the thirty-fifth year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1810, Francis Nichols of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit:

Seal.

"Decerpta ex P. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoseon Libris, Notis
Anglicis illustrata. In Usum Scholarum. By W. Willymotte,
LL. D. Vice-provost of King's College, Cambridge, and T.
Ruddiman, A. M."

In conformity to the act of the congress of the United States, intituled, "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned." And also to the act, entitled "An act supplementary to an act, entitled "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

D. CALDWELL,
Clerk of the District of Pennsylvania.

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RECOMMENDATION.

WE whose names are subscribed have examined the following extracts from Ovid's Metamorphoses, and think them judiciously selected, and well adapted to promote the progress of the classical student. The English editor appears to have been careful to exclude any indelicate expressions or sentiments, which might have a tendency to injure the morals of youth. This small volume contains as much of Ovid's Metamorphoses as is usually read at school; and we beg leave to recommend it to all teachers of Latin throughout the United States.

We e approve the plan of short explanatory notes in English. Long notes in Latin are not useful to boys, because they are not easily understood, and therefore are seldom read.

BURGISS ALLISON, D. D.

Late Principal of the Academy at Bordenton,
New Jersey.

JAMES G. THOMSON, A. M.

Professor of Languages in the University

of Pennsylvania.

JAMES GRAY, D. D.

SAMUEL WYLIE, A. M.

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