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JOURNAL OF EDUCATION. THE NATIONAL LIBRARY,
No. I. Conducted by the Rev. G. R,
THE JOURNAL OF EDUCA. Byron, by GALT, Esq.
TION will contain Essays on EducaN. B. The title of the National Library tion in general, and on the best mode of has been adopted instead of the Library of teaching particular branches of knowledge. General Knowledge, on account of the simi
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Universities, Colleges, and Schools, with existing works.
remarks on the changes that from time to No. II., containing the HISTORY OF THE time are made in the general plan of inBirle, by the Rev. G. R. GLEIG, will be struction, and the discipline in such institupublished on the 1st of October.
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Reviews of Books used in practical inTHE FAMILY CLASSICAL struction will form an important part of the LIBRARY, No. IX., containing Dryden's Journal; they will be examined completely, TRANSLATION of the Æneid of VIRGIL. impartially, and with good temper; the only Cicero remarks,“ that not to know what haz object of the Committee being to furnish
teachers and learners with the means of been transacted in former times, is to continue choosing the best books for themselves and always a child;" and the learned Dr. Parr
their pupils. says, “ If yon desire your son, though no great scholar, to read and reflect, it is your duty To make the Journal complete, it will be to place in his hands the best Trunslations of necessary to reserve some portion of it for the best Classical Authors."
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