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EXTRACTS FROM CRITICAL NOTICES.
"So much information, of so high a character, in so small a compass, and at so low a price, has rarely if ever appeared before."-- Spectator.
"It is particularly entitled to commendation, as more bad books have been written on geography than on any other subject. Mr. Sullivan treats geography as a SCIENCE, which, like all sciences, must be taught on the principles of classification and comparison. The basis of his classification is what may be termed the mathei aties of geography, and he therefore begins with explaining in clea mule language the form, motions, and magnitude of the earth. ai. e comprehendea without some knowledge of the physical gravitation, &c., taking reach of ordinary obse
nature of attraction, ith facts within the
th's surface are
the accidents of
described in their phys political distribution. excellent; they are Lonstru master to teach."- Ath
"These little works exhibit the same.o lity of view, grounded upon the principles of the subject and the PHILOSOPHY OF TEACHING, which distinguish Mr. Sullivan's useful publications. - Spectator.
THE DICTIONARY OF DERIVATIONS.
"This admirable little book-which no family, where a true knowledge of language is cultivated, should be without."-Spectator.
"A work as admirable in its execution as it is novel in design."-- Scotsman. A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.
"This most complete and admirable work only requires to be known in order to make it a household book."-Saunders.
THE LITERARY CLASS BOOK.
"A volume well worthy of Professor Sullivan's reputation. It is sure to be largely read."- English Journal of Education.
"Dr. Sullivan's school-books, seven aber, are distinguished by one great principle-that of simplifying the subject taught, and of bringing out, in a few plain and striking rules, the great leading ideas of the science in hand."-Dublin University Magazine, August, 1856.
in fact, Dr. Sullivan's school-books have been Jinly instrumental in making a name for the system of Education pursued in the National Schools."-The Irish Quarterly Review, for January, 1858.
The circulation of these books in Ireland, Great Britain, and Be Colonies, amounts to upwards of 151,300 copies per annum, as appears by the following return, from Messrs. Alex. Thom and Sons, the Government Printers in Ireland :
By referring to our books we find that 454,000 copies of Professor Sullivan's School Books have been printed in our establishment within the last three years.
"1st July, 1861."
"ALEX. THOM AND SONS.
LITERARY CLASS BOOK;
READINGS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE:
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED
AN INTRODUCTORY TREATISE
ART OF READING AND THE PRINCIPLES OF ELOCUTION,
ROBERT SULLIVAN, LL.D., T.C.D.,
MARCUS AND JOHN SULLIVAN,
LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGMAN, AND ROBERTS, LONDON