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FIRST LATIN STEPS:
BY A SERIES OF EXAMPLES,
STUDY OF THE LATIN LANGUAGE.
JOSIAH WRIGHT, M.A.
LATE HEAD MASTER OF SUTTON COLDFIELD SCHOOL.
London and New York:
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305. f. 30.
THIS book has been printed in order that my pupils may have in their hands that which I think it needful for them to know before they commence a Latin author. It is published in the hope that it may be found useful by others also.
All the knowledge of Latin required by the pupil before beginning it is that he should be able to decline a noun, pronoun, and adjective; and go through the indicative and imperative moods of an active verb. For other forms as they occur reference is made, when necessary, to the Public School Latin Primer: but they may be learnt equally well in any Grammar to which the pupil is accustomed. The Examples and Rules at the head of each Chapter should be learnt by heart, and then the Sentences should be translated.
With regard to the plan of the work the following points may be noted:
1 If a boy is set to translate a sentence out of a Latin author, however easy, or out of a Delectus,