Imatges de pÓgina
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LIVES

AND

CHARACTERS

O F THE

GREEK AND ROMAN

CLASSICS.

A NEW EDITION,
Corrected and Enlarged, with fome
ADDITIONAL LIVES;

AND

A LIST of the BEST EDITIONS of each Author,

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BY THE

2V EDITOR.

THE Reflection imparts to me fingular Satisfaction, that I have expended those Hours, which I have been able to redeem from my daily Occupation, on correcting and enlarging a Work, which will eminently contribute to the Amusement and Improvement of young Perfons. Teaching the Greek and Roman Claffics has conftituted the principal Employment and the principal Felicity of my Life, and I. look through a Series of Twenty Years with exalted Pleafure and Gratitude, in which I have done fome Service to my Country, in inftructing Youth in the best Species of Erudition, teaching them to understand and relish the immortal Productions of Greece and Rome, and by these Standards of literary Excellence, forming them to Purity of Diction, Elegance of Tafte, and Solidity of Judgment. This is the fole Department in which, as an INSTRUCTOR, I have done good, or indeed can confcientiously serve Mankind. A 2

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