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UNIVERSITY SERIES

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

VOLUME II

NUMBER 2

The Classics and Our Twentieth

Century Poets

Address as President of the American Philological Association

at Harvard University, December 29, 1926

By

HENRY RUSHTON FAIRCLOUGH

Professor of Classical Literature

Stanford University

PUBLISHED FOR THE UNIVERSITY BY
STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, CALIFORNIA

UNIVERSITY SERIES

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

VOLUME I
No. 1. THE MODERN ENGLISH VERB-ADVERB COMBINATION. Arthur

Garfield Kennedy, Instructor in English Philology. 51 pages. 1920.
Postpaid, paper, 75 cents; cloth, $1.25.

[This volume not yet complete]

VOLUME II No. 1. LIFE AND TIMES OF APOLLONIUS OF TYANA. Rendered into English

from the Greek of Philostratus the elder, by Charles P. Eells.

264 pages. 1923. Postpaid, paper, $2.00; cloth, $2.75. No. 2. THE CLASSICS AND OUR TWENTIETH-CENTURY Poets, address as

President of the American Philological Association at Harvard University, December 29, 1926. Henry Rushton Fairclough, Professor of Classical Literature. 52 pages. 1927. Postpaid, paper, 50 cents; cloth, $1.00.

VOLUME III No. 1. CUENTOS POPULARES ESPAÑOLES. Tomo I. Aurelio M. Espinosa,

Professor of Romanic Languages. 168 pages. 1923. Postpaid,

paper, $1.75; cloth, $2.50. No. 2. CUENTOS POPULARES ESPAÑOLES. Tomo II. Aurelio M. Espinosa,

Professor of Romanic Languages. 178 pages. 1924. Postpaid,

paper, $1.75; cloth, $2.50. No. 3. Cuentos POPULARES ESPAÑOLES. Tomo III. Aurelio M. Espinosa,

Professor of Romanic Languages. 170 pages. 1926. Postpaid, paper, $1.75; cloth, $2.50.

The series of monographs issued by Stanford University under the title, “Leland Stanford Junior University Publications, University Series," was brought to a close in 1920. Thereafter the papers in the University Series have been issued in various groups under the general title, “Stanford University Publications, University Series.” The present groups of the series are:

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
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UNIVERSITY SERIES

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

VOLUME II

NUMBER 2

The Classics and Our Twentieth

Century Poets

Address as President of the American Philological Association

at Harvard University, December 29, 1926

By

HENRY RUSHTON FAIRCLOUGH

Professor of Classical Literature

Stanford University

PUBLISHED FOR THE UNIVERSITY BY

STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, CALIFORNIA

COPYRIGHT 1927 BY
STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

All Rights Reserved
Published August 1927

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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TO ALL MY CLASSICAL STUDENTS, PAST AND PRESENT, AT STANFORD AND ELSEWHERE, TO WHOM I RECOMMEND, BECAUSE OF THE PLEASURE IT WILL YIELD, CULTIVATION OF THE HABIT OF READING MODERN POETRY. LET THEM BEAR IN MIND WHAT QUINTILIAN HAS SAID: “NULLA MANSIT ARS QUALIS INVENTA EST, NEC INTRA INITIUM STETIT.”

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