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OPERA:

OR

THE WORKS OF VIRGIL.

WITH COPIOUS NOTES,

MYTHOLOGICAL, BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL PHILOSOPHICAL,

ASTRONOMICAL, CRITICAL, AND EXPLANATORY, IN ENGLISH;

COMPILED FROM THE BEST COMMENTATORS, WITH MANY THAT ARE NEW.

TOGETHER WITH

AN ORDO OF THE MOST INTRICATE PARTS OF THE TEXT

UPON THE SAME PAGE WITH THE TEXT.

DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF

STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGES, ACADEMIES, AND OTHER SEMINARIES, IN THE

UNITED STATES.

SPECIALLY CALCULATED TO LIGHTEN TIE LABOUR OF THE TEACHER, AND TO

LEAD THE STUDENT INTO A KNOWLEDGE OF THE POET,

TO WHICH IS ADDED

A Table of Reference.

BY THE REV. J. G. COOPER, A. M.

NEW YORK:
SIELDON AND COMPANY, PUBLISHERS.
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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1855, by

CATHARINE COOPER, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York.

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RECOMMENDATIONS.

New-York, July 6, 1815. An edition of the Works of Virgil, upon the plan adopted by the Rev. J. G. Cooper, I think preferable to those usually put into the hands of boys. His notes and explanations, so far as I have examined them, are both copious and judicious. Believing that classical literature will be pronfoled thereby, I do cheerfully recommend the work.

WILLIAM HARRIS, D. D.

President of Columbia College.

In the above opinion expressed by Dr. Harris, we do fully and cordially unite,

JOHN BOWDEN, D. D.

Professor of Rhetoric, &c. &c. Columbia College. Rev. EDMUND D. BARRY,

Principal of the Ep. Academy, New-York.
JOHN BORLAND, A. M.

Teacher of a Select Classical School, New-York.
TILLOTSON BRUNSON, D. D.
Principal of the Ep. Academy, Cheshire, Connecticut

BALTIMORE, Oct. 20, 1825. In the above opinion expressed by Dr. Harris, we do fully and cordially unite.

W. E. WYATT, D. D.

Associate Min. of St. Paul's Parish.

Rev. JOHN ALLEN, A. M.
Professor of Math. in the University of Maryland, and author of an edition of 150

Elements of Euclid, &c. &c.

NEW-YORK, April, 1827. In the above opinion expressed by Dr. Harris, I do fully and cordially agree.

JAMES RENWICK,
Professor of Nat. Philosophy and Chemistry in Col. College.

PHILADELPHIA, June, 1827. In the above opinion expressed by Dr.-Harris, I do 'fully and cordially agree.

JAMES ROSS,' L. L. D.

Author of a Latin Grammar, &c. &c.

LEXINGTON, Ky. April 1, 1825. Having recently examined the Rev. J. G. Cooper's proposed edition of the Works of Virgil, i have no hesitation in giving my opinion, that the plan which he has pursued is excellent, and the execution highly creditable to his talents and scholarship. Such a work will greatly facilitate the study of the poet, on the part of the youthful learner. It will give him a correct idea of the meaning of the author in the more difficult passages; and by its copious notes upon ancient history, and mythology, will enable him to relish beauties that are now rarely perceived in the early course of classical instruction. I have no doubt but that its appearance will be welcomed by the intelligent and discerning, as a publication admirably adapted to enlist the feelings, and stimulate the applica. tion of yo'ith, in the elementary schools of our

country. GEORGE T. CUAPMAN, D. D. Professor of History, &c. &c. in Transylvania University, Ky,

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