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OF THE

PHILOSOPHICAL SCIENCES.

(INCLUDING THE VOCABULARY OF PHILOSOPHY, MENTAL, MORAL
AND METAPHYSICAL, BY WILLIAM FLEMING, D.D., PROF. OF
MORAL PHILOSOPHY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW,
FROM THE SECOND EDITION, 1860: AND THE THIRD,

1876, EDITED BY HENRY CALDERWOOD, LL. D.)

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CHARLES P. KRAUTH, S. T. D., LL. D.,

VICE-PROVOST OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA.

NEW YORK:
SHELDON & COMPANY.

Paluable Books for Reference

Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases, so clas

sified and arranged as to facilitate the expression of ideas, and assist in literary composition. By PETER MARK ROGET. Revised and Edited, with a List of Foreign Words defined in English, and other Additions, by BARNAS SEARS, D.D., late Pres. of Brown University. A new American from the last London edition, with important Additions, Corrections, and Improvements.

History of Ancient and Modern Philosophy. By Prof.

JOSEPH HAVEN, D. D.

The preparation of this work ran parallel with the studies which filled the life of the author, and its completion and revision for publication was his last work.

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Long's Classical Atlas. Constructed by WILLIAM HUGHES,

and Edited by GEORGE LONG, with a Sketch of Classical Geography. With fifty-two Maps, and an Index of Places.

This Atlas will be an invaluable aid to the student of Ancient History, as well as the Bible student. One volume, quarto. “Now that we are so well supplied with classical dictionaries, it is highly desirable that we should have an atlas worthy to accompany them. Butler's Atlas has been very useful, but the time has now come for some improvement upon it; and in the volume before us is to be found all that can be desired."-London Athenæum.

COPYRIGHTED, 1877, BY SHELDON & Co.

* 'Aptit rits Taideúorws ń râv droudrwy talokeyhis." Epictetus.
* Nomina si vescis, perit et coguitio rerum."

« Ile has been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps.
0! they bave lived long in the almus-basket of words,"

Love's Labour's Lost, Act V., Sc. 1.

“If we knew the original of all the words we meet with, we should thereby be rery much helped to know the ideas they were first applied to, and made to stand for." Locke.

"In a language like ours, so many words of which are derived from other languages, there are few modes of instruction more useful or more amusing than that of accus. toming young people to seek the etymology or primary meaning of the words they use. There are cases in which more knowledge, of more value, may be conveyed by the hi: ory of a word than by the history of a campaign."--Coleridge's Aids to leflection, Aplior. 12.

"In words contemplated singly, there are boundless stores of moral and historio truth."-Trench on Study of words, 12m0., Lond., 1853.

“Jock Ashler, the stane mason that ca's himseľ an arkiteck--there's dae living for new words in this new warld neither, and that's anither vex to auld folks such as me." -Quoth Meg Dods (St. Ronan's Well, chap. 2).

"A good dictionary is the best metaphysical treatise."

* Etymology, in a moderate degree, is not only useful, as assisting the memory, but bighly instructive and pleasing. But if pushed so far as to refer all words to a few pripiary elements, it loses all its value. It is like pursuing heraldry up to the first pair of mankind."-Copleston's Remains, p. 101.

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