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SELECTIONS FOR COMPOSITION

AND TRANSLATION,

IN PROSE AND VERSE,

FOR THE USE OF THE HIGHER CLASSES IN

CHELTENHAM COLLEGE.

Fourth Series.

BY

THE REV. W. DOBSON, M.A.,

PRINCIPAL.

LONDON:
SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, & CO., STATIONERS HALL COURT.

CHELTENHAM :
JOHN LOVESY, PROMENADE.

LOVESY, PRINTER,

PROMENADE, CHELTENHAM.

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Friday, February 5.

Into Latin Elegiacs.
When chill the blast of Winter blows,

Away the Summer flies,
The flowers resign their sunny robes,

And all their beauty dies.

Nipt by the year the forest fades;

And shaking to the wind,
The leaves toss to and fro, and streak

The wilderness behind.

The Winter past, reviving flowers

Anew shall paint the plain,
And woods shall hear the voice of Spring,

And flourish green again.
But man departs this earthly scene,

Ah! never to return !
No second Spring shall e'er revive
The ashes of the urn.

John Logan.

Monday, February 8.

Into Latin Prose. " Cæsar was endowed with every great and noble quality that could exalt human nature, and give a man the ascendant in society ; formed to excel in peace as

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