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The text has been, purbose.y, and most carefully, broken up into ponior convenient for the use of the class-room. These typographical arron, mats nessarily give to the pages a somewhat fragmentaragrace. But any one who will take the trouble to Lok will se at a glance at the matter throughout is closely connected and continuous, - that it fors A compacted and orderly system.
Rhetoric, like grammar, árithmetic, and many kindred subjects of study, is an art as well as a science, and no textbook for the class-room is of much value which is not well furnished with example for practice. In the preparation of the present work, no labor has been spiced in this respect. In the paratus required by the teacher for training students in the practical spplications of the principles of Rhetoric, the book, it is believed, may safely challenge comparison with any work on the subject that is before the public.
NOTE TO THE REVISED EDITION.
stion of Teachers is called to he method given on page 337 for Correcting This chod has been found to be of the greatest practical value as a 'ng the labor of correction. Where classes are irge, and the exercisƏ
or is often nrmous. Yet it is a labee that cannot be omitte 1. if the full belt of the exercise. Gew.l Riisms are of comis the minute criticism of wol is and sentences, in detail, ut; and to write these criticismes out ia fall involves an ers are willing to give. B, the system of notation by at least four-fifths.