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MARMION:

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A TALE OF FLODDEN FIELD

BY

SIR WALTER SCOTT.

WITH INTRODUCTION, NOTES, MAP, AND GLOSSARY.

FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS.

BY

EDWARD E. MORRIS, M. A.

Lincoln College, Oxford :
Assistant-Master at St. Peter's College, Radley.

BOD

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LONDON:
LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

1869.

280. m. 349.

LONDON: PRINTED BY

SPOTTISWOODE AND CO., NEW-STREET SQUARE

AND PARLIAMENT STREET

INTRODUCTION.

GREATER ATTENTION is being given every day to the study of English in schools. It is not at present easy to determine whether it will attain to the position which Mr. Seeley claims for it, as the entrance for all to a classical education, or whether it will be contented with a humbler function side by side with the ordinary routine. Probably, in different places, both works lie before it. Two main difficulties have been felt in the

way

of this study—the want of teachers, and the want of suitable editions. But the teachers are teaching themselves, and the books are being written. The Clarendon Press Series is filling up the

gap,

and the present is an attempt to follow at a distance. These notes were chiefly compiled in teaching myself how to teach others : they are offered to the public, not without misgiving, in the hope that they may be useful to others in teaching.

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