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MYTHS

FROM

OVID'S METAMORPHOSES

WHITE'S GRAMMAR-SCHOOL TEXTS.

HORACE : First Book of the Odes,

price is. VIRGIL : Second Book of the Æneid, price is. CÆSAR: Third Book of the Gallic War, price 9d. NEPOS : Lives of Miltiades, Cimon, Pausanias,

and Aristides, price 9d. OVID : Select Myths from the Metamorphoses. PHÆDRUS: Selection of familiar and usually

read Fables. *** Others in preparation. For Critical Opinions, see

the end of the present volume.

White's Grammar School Texts

MYTHS

FROM

OVID'S METAMORPHOSES

WITH A VOCABULARY

EDITED BY

JOHN T. WHITE, D.D. Oxon.

Domina
Nusroul
INICA

LONDON
LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

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PREFACE.

UNDER THE TITLE of “ Grammar School Texts” it is intended to issue such portions of several Classical works as are usually read in the ordinary course of education. To each of the “Texts” will be appended a Vocabulary of the words occurring therein.

· In order that he might make the Vocabularies as widely acceptable as possible, the Editor put himself into communication with the principals of various schools. In the opinions he was by this means enabled to collect he found a remarkable divergence as to the value of etymology. In some cases it was held to be of very subordinate account; in others it was looked upon as of foremost importance.

With these facts before him, the Editor has endeavoured to meet the views of both parties. For such

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