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JOHN WILLIAM DONALDSON, D.D.,
HEAD MASTER OF BURY SCHOOL;
REVISED AND CONSIDERABLY ENLARGED.
LONDON: JOHN W. PARKER AND SON.
CAMBRIDGE: JOHN DEIGHTON.
In repeating my dedication of this work to your Lordship, I may perhaps feel more confidence, than when I first inscribed it with your distinguished name, not only because it has, to a certain extent, obtained the approval of the public to which it appealed, but still more, because I am enabled to revise it with such additional knowledge as I have acquired in the interval since its first appearance. But the renewal of my labours in this field has increased my conviction of the difficulties, which attend a scientific examination of the Latin Language; and I have introduced 80 much new matter, that I must feel anxious to know, whether the conclusions, at which I have arrived, are likely to be sanctioned by your Lordship and other competent judges. However this may be, the republication of this book · has at least given me an opportunity of renewing the expression of my respect and esteem for your Lordship, and of declaring my undiminished appreciation of the services, which you have rendered to the students of classical philology in
I have the honour to be,
Your Lordship’s faithful servant,
J. W. DONALDSON.