In this helpful and artfully done work, one of great academicians of the nineteenth century provides the student with a path toward developing competency in Hebrew vocabulary. The work is organized by parts of speech and by frequency. This provides a handy tool for memorization as well as parts of speech and derivations. William Rainey Harper (1856-1906) was the first President of the University of Chicago. Among his publications are 'Introductory Hebrew, ' 'The Elements of Hebrew Syntax, ' and 'The Prophetic Element in the Old Testament.