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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 70 pages of information about A Handbook for Latin Clubs.

POEM.—­The Earthquake. 
  Whittier’s Complete Poems.  P. 487.

A LETTER FROM PLINY THE YOUNGER TO TACITUS. 
  The Eruption of Vesuvius.  Pliny the Younger. Century.  Vol. lxiv,
    p. 642. 
  The Eruption of Vesuvius.  Translation of Pliny’s letter. Readings
    in Ancient History
.  Hutton Webster.  P. 248. 
  A Doomed City.  Arranged from Pliny’s Letters. Chautauqua.  Vol.
    xviii, p. 506.

VESUVIUS, DESTROYER OF CITIES. 
  B.F.  Fisher. Cosmopolitan.  Vol. xxxii, p. 573.
  Peeps at Many Lands.  Italy.  John Finnemore.  Chap. xiv, p. 61.

A DAY IN POMPEII AS DESCRIBED BY SHELLEY.
  The Prose Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley.  Harry Buxton Forman. 
    Vol. iv, p. 71.
  With Shelley in Italy.  Anna B. McMahan.  P. 187.

A DAY IN POMPEII AS DESCRIBED BY HOWELLS.
  Italian Journeys.  W.D.  Howells.  Chap. viii.

POEM.—­Pompeii. 
  Edgar Fawcett. Cosmopolitan.  Vol. xxiv, p. 182.

THE INTERIOR OF A POMPEIAN HOUSE. 
  H.G.  Huntington. Cosmopolitan.  Vol. xxiv, p. 521.

A MUNICIPAL ELECTION IN A.D. 79.
  Littell’s Living Age.  Vol. ccxlii, p. 188.

RECENT EXCAVATIONS AND DISCOVERIES IN POMPEII. 
  John L. Stoddard’s Lectures.  Naples.  Vol. viii.

A DAY IN POMPEII AS DESCRIBED BY DICKENS.
  Pictures from Italy.  Charles Dickens.  P. 164.

PROBING POMPEII. 
  Antonio Sogliano. Cosmopolitan.  Vol. liii, p. 760.

POEM.—­The Eruption of Vesuvius.
  Poems.  Victor Hugo.  P. 112.

ANCIENT ROME

  “Yet wears thy Tiber’s shore
    A mournful mien—­
  Rome, Rome!  Thou art no more
    As thou hast been.” 
      —­Mrs. Hemans

ROLL CALL. 
  Quotations referring to Rome from Byron’s “Childe Harold” or other
    poems.

THE TOPOGRAPHY OF ROME.
  A Day in Ancient Rome.  Edgar S. Shumway.  P. 5.
  Social Life at Rome in the Age of Cicero.  W. Warde Fowler. 
    Chap. i.
  Ancient Rome in the Light of Recent Discoveries.  Rodolfo
    Lanciani.  Chap. iv.
  Ancient History.  Hutton Webster.  P. 631.

ROME:  THE ETERNAL CITY. 
  The Eternal City.  Lyman Abbott. Harper’s Magazine.  Vol. xliv,
    p. 1. 
  New Splendors of Old Rome.  Dante Vaglieri. Cosmopolitan.  Vol.
    lii, p. 440.

A WALK IN ANCIENT ROME. 
  A Walk in Rome.  Oscar Kuhns. Chautauqua.  Vol. xxxiv, P. 56.

THE WATERWORKS OF ROME.
  Rome:  The Eternal City.  Clara Erskine Clement.  Vol. ii, p. 461.
  Ancient Rome in the Light of Recent Discoveries.  Rodolfo
    Lanciani.  P. 299.

POEM.—­A Roman Aqueduct.
  Poetical Works.  Oliver Wendell Holmes.  P. 326.

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