ers and dressing-gown.
I went to him after the other scholars had left him, from twelve to one o'clock, but sometimes a little earlier, in order to hear some of the recitations.
He was a strict and accurate teacher, stern and severe to the inattentive and stupid, but kindly and helpful to willing workers.
I prepared at home what he prescribed, and the rest of the time occupied myself according to my tastes.
I read with him parts of Livy, the Annals of Tacitus, the whole of Juvenal and Persius, the Satires of Horace, and portions of other Latin Classics which I do not remember.
I wrote Latin prose and verse.
In Greek, I read some books of the Odyssey, I don't remember how many; the Alcestis, and two or three other plays of Euripides; the Prometheus Vinctus of Aeschylus; portions of Herodotus, and parts of Thucydides,—of which last I only remember how I was tormented by the account of the Plague at Athens.
This was the work of between two and three years.
Dr. Gardiner's mann