The Threshold of English Prose

Originally published in 1930, this book was written to provide younger readers with examples from various forms of English prose, excluding the novel.

Author: H. A. Treble

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107665469

Category: Literary Criticism

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Originally published in 1930, this book was written to provide younger readers with examples from various forms of English prose, excluding the novel. The text is divided into seven main sections encompassing essays, letters, biography, travel writing, nature writing, history and public speeches. Each section begins with an editorial introduction and exercises are included at the end. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in English prose and the history of education.

The Threshold of English Prose Selected and Edited by H A Treble

Author: Henry Arthur Treble

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The Odyssey of Homer Done Into English Prose

234 :αλλά σύ , δι ' Εύμαιε , φέρων ανα δώματα τόξον έν χείρεσσιν έμοί θέμεναι ,
ειπείν τε γυναιξίν κληίσαι μεγάροιο θύρας , , that is , Odysseus tells Eumaeus to
bring the bow to him up to his end of the hall , by the threshold of stone , and then
to ...

Author: Homer

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English Prose

CHAPTER X THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH PROSE --TO ITS FIRST CULJINATION
English Prose no recent development - The chief aim and some incidental
purposes of these three historical Chapters . English Prose of the Eighth Century
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Author: John Earle

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A literal translation of the Works of Virgil into English prose from the text of Wagner and Forbiger With brief notes by G B Wheeler

There was a threshold and door - way known to few , and a thorough passage
connecting the edifices of Priam together ; and an unguarded postern gate by
which often , while the kingdom flourished , the ill - starred Andromache was wont
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Author: Virgil

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Writing at the Threshold

Writing at the Threshold 69 That done , I call one designated " artist " at a time
back into the room to render the unnamed mysterious object based on his or her
teammates ' words . ... Writing at the Threshold My informal study of English prose
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Author: Larry Weinstein

Publisher: National Council of Teachers

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Writing at the Threshold offers both a philosophy of composition instruction and an immediately useful set of classroom-tested teaching ideas distilled from the author's 28 years of teaching writing. He offers a set of five course sequences, each proposing a markedly different way to shape a whole writing course using methods discussed in the book.

English Prose

This author knew the world and penetrated characters before she had stepped
over the threshold ; and , now she has seen so much of it , she has little or no
insight at all : perhaps she apprehended having seen too much , and kept the
bags of ...

Author: Sir Henry Craik

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A Manual of English Prose Literature

Thus , in advocating with wonted enthusiasm the apotheosis of Lord Clive :“ From
Clive's second visit to India dates the political ascendency of the English in that
country . His dexterity and resolution realised , in the course of a few months ...

Author: William Minto

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Category: English language

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The Tragedies of Sophocles in English Prose

But when he came to the threshold of the steep descent , firm - rooted in earth
with brazen steps , he stood in one of the many - dividing ways near the hollow
caves , where lie the ever faithful pledges of Theseus and Piri1 “ Cur deos
infernos ...

Author: Sophocles

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schylus translated into English prose By Frederick A Paley

But if I do pass the threshold of the gate into the court , and find him sitting on my
father's throne ; or if afterwards coming and meeting me face to face he shall
raise his eyes and again drop them ; beforet he has asked , Of what country is
this ...

Author: Aeschylus

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The Works of Virgil Literally Translated Into English Prose

They had come to the threshold , when thus the virgin exclaims : Now is the time
to consult your fate : the god , lo the god ! While thus before the gate she speaks ,
on a sudden her looks change , her color comes and goes , her locks are ...

Author: Virgil

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The Mahabharata of Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated Into English Prose

O scion of Bharata's race ! this is the threshold of the field of the Kurus . O king ! at
this very spot , the monarch Yayāti , son of Nahusha , performed sacrificial rites ,
and made gifts of an abundance of gems , And Indra was pleased with those ...

Author: Pratāpacandra Rāya

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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

... DONE . would resist the present domestic oppressor . In the dignity of freedom ,
I would have fought on the threshold of my country , and its enemy should only (
LORD MACAULAY . 1800—1859 . ] enter by passing over my lifeless corpse .

Author: Charles Mackay

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Page: 534

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Tragedies in English Prose

But when he came to the threshold of the steep descent , firm - rooted in earth
with brazen steps , he stood in one of the many - dividing ways near the hollow
caves , where lie the ever faithful pledges of Theseus and Piri1 “ Cur deos
infernos ...

Author: Sophocles

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Readings in English Prose

No English poet ever equalled him at the same age . CAMPBELL . ? ) A
CHRISTMAS DINNER . They went on , invisible , as they had been before , into
the suburbs of the town . 1 ) It was a remarkable quality of the Ghost ( which
Scrooge had ...

Author: Mark Prager Lindo

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Catalogue of the Books in the Department of English Prose Fiction which Belong to the Public Library of Cincinnati

By Al - xd - rl - m - 9 DWELLER of the threshold , The By Sir Ed - L - tt- B - w - r .
HAUNTED man . The . By Ch - r - s D - ck - ns . Miss Mix . ... M. N. Being a novel
in the French par . agraphic style . FAST NE . After the French of Victor Hugo .

Author: Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

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Specimens of English Prose Style

No man is surer of to - morrow than the weakest of his brethren : and when
Lepidus and Aufidius stumbled at the threshold of the senate , and fell down and
died , the blow came from heaven in a cloud ; but it struck more suddenly than
upon ...

Author: George Saintsbury

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Page: 367

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Specimens of Translations from Catullus and Virgil into English prose for the use of University students by Herbert A Strong etc

Gaius Valerius Catullus. the bars of iron , and the warder Janus ne'er stirreth from
the threshold . These gates , when the vote for war hath 610 been once passed
by the assembly of the Fathers , the consul majestic in his trabea of Quirinus and
 ...

Author: Gaius Valerius Catullus

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Select Readings in English Prose and Verse Adapted for the Use of the Higher Classes in Schools and for Private Tuition

Then Dora went to Mary's house , and stood Upon the threshold . Mary saw the
boy Was not with Dora . She broke out in praise To God that help'd her in her
widowhood . And Dora said , “ My uncle took the boy ; But , Mary , let me live and
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Author: Richard Raby

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Finding List of English Prose Fiction Including Juvenile Fiction in the Public Library of Detroit Michigan 1894

Y. Osborn 07805 PICKWICK papers . C. Dickens .. D55p2 PICKWICKIAN
pilgrimage . J. R. G. Hassard .. 1129p Picnic party . W. T. Adams .. A3rj Pic - nic
sketches . J. C. Neal . PICTOU , Nina , pseud . Laura Dearborn . At the threshold .

Author: Detroit Public Library

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