Latin Comedy P. Terenti Phormio, ed. by J. Sargeaunt of Westminster School (Pitt Press, with or without vocabulary, 3s.). This is a good edition for those who are just beginning the study of Latin Comedy. The editor likes Terence, and knows him well. The Introduction and Notes will stimulate interest and give most of the help that is likely to be needed. But in a good many places we should like a few more hints as to what is going on; for it is often difficult, even with some experience, to tell from the printed text how the words are spoken (e.g. 555), what is spoken aside, what is said ironically, and so on. Now and then the editor adds to the difficulty by a careless mistake: e.g. 751,' might get him into trouble with his Lemnian [? Athenian] wife'; 310, ' Geta and Pamphila [? Phaedria] now go out'; 223, quin tu impera, ' just give no orders ' [' no' for ' me' ?]. These little slips are as puzzling as that Mrs. for Mr. in Mr. Conrad's novel Chance (ch. ii., line 3, p. 31) which make
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