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Name of Candidate.
School or Place of Education.

Bull, s.

Llandaff House, Cambridge. W. H. F. Johnson. Darby, A. J.r. The Hermitage, Bath.

W. Horner.
Fillan, T.

Northampton H., Denmark Hill. H. A, Mathews. |
Hughes, R.
Liverpool Institute.

Rev. J. Jones.
James, W.J. Montpellier House, Brighton. Dr. H. Stein Turrell.
Lane, C. H.

Upper School, Dulwich College. Rev. A. J. Carver.
Mitchell, F.W. D. r.e. Mannamead School.

Rev. P. Holmes. Robinson, W. S. Liverpool Institute.

Rev. J. Jones. de Vitré, E. D. Private School.

W. Musgrave.


Baxter, W.
Bosworth, H. W.
Brewer, J.
Castle, S.
Chalk, J. C. f. d.
Cobbett, w.
Davies, H. W.
Groves, T. S.

Students under Eighteen Years of age who have satisfied the

Examiners, but are not included in the foregoing Classes.
Band, w. G. Plumpton Terrace S., Liverpool. G. Knecht and G.

Barker, W. s.

Dane Hill House, Margate. J. Boulden.
Barrett, W.F. Mostyn House Schl., Park Gate. Rev. E. H. Price.
Batten, H. H. Mannamead School, Plymouth. Rev. P. Holmes.
Boult, F. H. gn. Sandicroft Coll. Inst., Northwich. Rev. H. P. Stedman.
Brereton, W. R. J. Devon County S., W. Buckland. J. H. Thompson.
Butler, W.J. Copeland House, Brighton. T. Barton.
Chapman, C. J. Hertford Grammar School. Rev, E. Bartrum.
Child, W. H.

Mostyn House, Park Gate. Rev. E. H. Price.
Davey, W. H. Union Terrace S., Barnstaple. S. Featherstone.
Dawson, E. B. Mission School, Blackheath. W. G. Lemon.
Farley, E. C.

Probus School, Cornwall. Rev, S. Stead.!
Frost, R. R. f. gn. New Grammar School, Plymouth. Rev. W. Bennett.
Gibbs, F. W. The Hermitage, Bath.

W. Horner,
Green, W. H. Academy, Sherborne.

J. Kidd.
Heinig, J. d. Mission School, Blackheath. W. G. Lemon.
Kitson, G.

Private Tuition,
Leach, H. J.
Cotham School.

J. Exley.
Long, E. E.
Clapham Park School.

G. Long.
Mainwaring, G. B.
Matthews, T. G. Cotham School,

J. Exley.
Merrington, J. A. Mission School, Blackheath. W. G. Lemon.
Morton, T.

Kimbolton Grammar School. Rev. R. L. Watson. Morgan, H.

Hertford Grammar School. Rev. E. Bartram. Paynter, H. A. Truro Grammar School.

Rev. C. D. Newman.
Plummer, G.

Gram. S., Penare H., Penzance. T. Bennett,
Prideaux, W. C.

Rev. F. K. Clarke.
Pridham, T. E. Union 'Terrace Schl., Barastaple. S. Featherstone.
Strickland, N. Cotham School.

J. Exley.
Walker, S. J. Molineux House Academy. J. Tyrer.
Watts, L. E.

Llandaff House, Cambridge. W. H. F. Jobpson.
Wheler, G.

Montpellier House, Brighton. Dr. H. Stein Turrell.

Kent, 0.g;

Cowper's House S., Huntingdon. R. Honey.
Ullesthorpe House, Lutterworth. Rev. W. Berry.
Devon County S., W. Buckland. J. H. Thompson.
Grammar School, Grantham. R. D. Beasley.
Private Tutor.
Hawthorn Hall, Wilmslow. T. Somerville.
St. Peter's Coll. S.,Eaton Square. Rev. J. Wilson.
The Hermitage, Bath.

W. Horper.
High School, Bishop Stortford. Rev. G. Goodman.
The Hermitage, Bath.

W. Horner.
Liverpool Institute.

Rev. J. Jones.
Huddersfield College.

S. Sharpe.
Grammar School, Grantham. R. D. Beasley.
Plymouth Grammar School. Rev. W. Harpley.
Nelson House School,Devonport. P. Roberts and Rev.

E. Roberts.
Malvern House, Brighton. J. Peto.
Liverpool Institute.

Rev. J. Jones.
Sandicroft Coll. Inst.,Northwich. Rev. H. P. Stedman. !

Lawe, A. G.
Lumb, c. F.
Moreton, J. f.
Nevill, R.
Norman, E.J.
Oxland, W.
Pentreath, E. S.

Ross, A. C.
Sweeting, T. H.
Whitworth, G. C.

1 An election will be held on Saturday, the 7th of and Mr. R. Ellis, of Trinity College,) give notice that UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE,

March, 'at University College, to two Open Scho. an examination will be held in the schools on Monday,

larships in this college, of the value of 60l. a year, March 9, and the following days, at 10 a.m., for the OXFORD.-Jan. 30.

including allowance for room rent, and tenable for purpose of electing a scholar on that foundation. The Regius Professor of Civil Law (Dr. Twiss) has five years from the day of election. Candidates, if given notice that the next examination of candidates already members of the University, must not have for the degree of Bachelor of Civil Law will be upon completed eight terms from their matriculation. The

CAMBRIDGE, Jan. 30. the Institutes of the Emperor Justinian and the examination will commence on Wednesday, the 4th of LIST

LIST OF HONOURS AT THE BACHELOR OF ARTS Syntagma Antiquitatum Rominarum of Heineccius. March, and candidates are requested to call on the

COMMENCEMENT.JAN. 31. There will be an election of two scholars at Trinity Master, with certificates of their baptism and testi

MODERATORS.-Thomas Savage, M.A., Pembroko College, on Saturday, April 18. The scholarships monials of good conduct from their college or school, I call

Ir college or school, College, and Frederick Charles Wace, M.A., St. are tenable for five years, and open to candidates on Tuesday, the 3rd of March.

John's College. between 16 and 20 years of age. Their value is 801.

Feb. 7.

EXAMINERS. - Joseph Wolstenholme, M.A., per annum. Candidates will be required to produce There will be an election of one scholar in Oriel Christ's College, and Norman Macleod Ferrers, an attested copy of their register of baptism, and tes. College, on Friday, the 6th of March. The Scholar- M.A., Gonville and Caius College. timonials of character from their college or instruc- ship will be tenable for five years, and its value during *** In all cases of equality the names are bracketed. tors. These papers must be personally delivered to residence will be 601. per annum, in addition to rooms the President at his lodgings, on Monday, April 13, rent free. No one will be eligible who shall have at.

WRANGLERS. between the hours of 2 and 3 p.m. The examination tained the age of 20 years, or who, being a member

Ds. Romer, Trinity Hall 118 Jones, Caius will commence at 10 a.m. on the following morning. of the University, shall have exceeded two years from

2 Leeke, Trinity 119 Cotterill, St. John's There will be an examination at Balliol College, on his matriculation. At the same time will be filled up

3 Hockin, St. John's 20 Bolton, Trinity Tuesday, February 17, and following days, for two an exhibition on the foundation of Mrs. Ludwell, open

(Ledger, Corpus Christi 21 Le Seur, Pembroke exhibitions, tenable for four years, worth 601, a year, to all candidates without restriction, tenable far seven

Moore, St. Peter's 22 Davies, Trinity during residence, and open to all candidates wbo have years. The value of the exhibition during residence

6 Aldis, Trinity

Evett, Pembroke not exceeded eight terms from matriculation ; but not will be 40l. per annum. Candidates for either must

7 Crosthwaite, Caius Stevens, St. John's tenable with scholarships or with any other exhibi. present to the Provost of Oriel on Saturday, the 28th

8 Lobley, Trinity

(Thompson, Caius tion of the college ; also for an exhibition open for of February, testimonials of good conduct and certi.

9 Walker, Trinity Hall 26 Rudd, St. John's this term to general competition, tenable for five ficate of baptism and of time of birth.

10 Hale, Sidney

27 Allison, Sidney years, and worth 401. a year. Candidates are desired

11 Isaacson, Clare Feb. 16.

28 Bessaut, Emmanuel to call on the Master of Balliol with testimonials from

There will be an election at Brasenose College to at 13 Rose, Emmanuel

12 Smith, Christ's 29 Dunn, Corpus Christi their colleges or schools, on Monday evening, Febru- 1 least three open scholarships in the ensuing term,

30 Rankin, Caius ary 16.

14 Warmington, S.John's viz., two of the value of 801., and one of the value of

31 Wood, Trinity FEB. 1.

32 Elderton,Corp.Christi An examination will be held at Corpus Christi 731., which last will be awarded with especial regard

31., which last will be awarded with especiaj regard | 16 Snowdon, St. John's ve to mathematical attainments. Candidates, who must

33 M'Neile, Trinity College, on Tuesday, March 17, and following days,

17 Young, Caius produce evidence of being under 20 years of age, and for the purpose of electing to Five Open Scholarships, pro

SENIOR OPTIMES, tenable for five years from matriculation, and worth must bring the usual testimonials of good conduct

Ds { Pooley, St. John's 146 Hawkins, Trinity from 901. to 951. per annum, including the value of from their college or school, are required to call on the Principal before 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21, at

i Tancock, Sidney

47 Sidgwick, Trinity rooms rept free. Candidates must be under 20 years | which hour the examipation will begin.

36 Sale, Emmanuel 48 La Fontaine, John's of age. Gentlemen who wish to offer themselves are wh

37 Turner, Sidney Sussex (Alexander, Trinity. requested to call on the President, with testimonials A Fellowship, “to be filled up by the election of a

38 Clarke, Caius

Cartwright, St. John's of age and character, at 7 o'clock in the evening of native of Wales or Monmouthshire, being vacant at

ve of Wales or Monmouthshire, being vacant at | Hewett, Corp. Christi (Hardcastle, Trinity Monday, March 16.

Jesus College, the Principal and Fellows will proceed | Sedgwick, Caius
FEB. 5.
to such election on Tuesday, the 17th of March. The

52 Metcalfe, St. John's

Baron. St. John's In the Convocation of the 9th ult., the nomination examination will commence on Friday, March 13, and

53 Stephen, Christ's

M William. Caius of George Rolleston, D.M., Fellow of Pembroke will be chiefly mathematical. Candidates are request. | 43. Young Kinde

Hamilton, Trinity

Tattershall, Queen's College. and Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, M.A., ed to present their letters to the Principal and Fel. |

Quarrington, St.Cath. Balliol 'College, to the office of Examiners for the lows on the morning of the previous Thursday, and, I

of the previous Thursday, and, Rounthwaite, John's
"'Burdett-Coutts" Scholarship, will also be submitted if they are not members of Jesus College, to call upon
to the approbation of the House.
the Principal between 12 and 1 o'clock on that day,

FEB. 6.

with certificates of their place of birth, with proof that Ds. Luckock, Corp. Ch. Clarke, Christ's Mr. James M. Marshall. B.A., late Scholar of they have passed the examinations required for the 57 Ever

De Montmorency, Tr. ted to the vacant degree of Bachelor of Arts, and with testimonials of 58 Buchanan, Trinity Trinity College, was this day elected to the vacant degree of Bachelor of Arts, and with testir

Green, Trinity Fellowship at Brasenose College. Mr. Marshall their past good conduct.

ŞJeffery, Trinity Hell

| Holland, Trinity obtained a classical first class in the examination

FEB. 17.

? Prance, Trinity

Stephenson, John's before Moderators, Easter Term, 1859, and a similar The Examiners appointed by the trustees of Dean Boyd, Christ's

69 Rust, Pembroke honour at the final examination, Micbaelmas Term, Ireland's Scholarships (Rev. W. B. Jones, of Univer- | Cooper, St. Catherine's 170 Browne, St. John 1861. sity College ; Rev. L. Campbell, of Queen's College ; 63 Lee, St. John's

171 Falkner, St. John's

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Gael, Trinity 1 87 Wilkins, St. John's 1st Class.-Suttie, Trinity: Warner, Trinity.
Ransford, Clare 88 Brown, Trinity
Second Class.-Campbell, Trinity ; Dix, Sidney;

74 Alexander, Christ's 89 Brown, Trinity Hall Elliott, Sidney ; Firth, Trinity Hall; Langton, Tri-

Gurdon, Trinity 90 Campion, Caius nity; Lyon, Trinity; Markham, Trinity; Martin,
Usborne, Trinity 91 Buckell, St. John's Trinity ; Porter, Christ's.

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77 Dixon, Caius

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..............................***.... 1 6 0 78 Moorsom, Trinity

Clarke, Pembroke

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79 Crewdson, Trinity Lush, Trinity

There will be an election of two scholarships upon
Fison, Caius

Salter, Clare

this foundation, on Friday, the 20th of March. Any A Page..... ? Knight, Caius 96 Marton, Trinity undergraduates, being sons or orphans of clergymen, 1 Advertisements cannot be inserted without either & 82 Stevens, Magdalene Anderson, Trinity may be candidates, who, having begun to reside in written order, or pre-payment; and it is particularly re83 Dent, Trinity

? Wyon, Corpus Christi the University, are not of more than one year's quested that they may be sent in as early in the month as s Peel, Christ's

99 Taylor, Trinity standing from the time of their first residence.' The possible, as none can be inserted after the 25th. Richards, Sidney

Advertisements, Books, Music, and School Appliances 100Crampton, Trinity names of the candidates for the vacant scholarships

hei for Notice, and Communications, should be addressed to
S6 Hulbert, Caius
must be made known to the Vice-Chancellor by their

he Editor, 1, Gough Square, Fleet Street,
respective tutors not later than the Monday next
At the Congregation held to-day the following de-

The adoption of the Educational Times as the Journal
| before the commencement of the examination. Al
grees were conferred :-

of the College of Preceptors, has made no change whatcertificate of the terms kept by each candidate must ever in the Proprietorship of the Periodical, in which the BACHELORS OF ARTS.-George Austin, St.John's,

: also be sent to the Vice-Chancellor. The examina- College has no pecuniary interest. moral sciences. George C. G. Bertlin, Trinity Hall;

Tit' tion will commence on Monday, the 2nd of March, at *** Advertisements may be sent to the Publisher, No. Robert J. Lee, Caius ; James Colby, Sidney; Wila * 19 o'clock in the forenoon, in the Senate-house.

1, Gough Square, Fleet Street; or to Mr. W. Wesley. lam H. Spencer, Downing; William A. Bathurst,

FEB. 17.

No.2, Queen's Head Passage, Paternoster Row.
Trinity; Nicholas Brady, Trinity; and Alfred R.

Goodacre, Pembroke, natural sciences.
BACHELORS OF LAWS.-Robert Edward Fran-

The subject of the present year is, “to show that

the exercise of the active virtues, such as courage and cillon, Trinity Hall; Hon. Henry Strutt, Trinity;

patriotism, is entirely consistent with the spirit of the
James Robert Mellor, Trinity Hall; John Gray

Gospel, and to account for those virtnes not being
Warner, Trinity Hall ; William Cecil Smyly, Trinity;

prominently put forward in the teaching of the New
William Pinder Went, Christ's.

Testament." Any graduate of the University may be The changes which have, within the last two Feb. 2.

& candidate for the prize who is not of more than or three years, taken place in the curriculum of CHRIST'S COLLEGE.

three years' standing from admission to his first de The annual prize for Modern History and Inter

gree when the essays are sent in; and the essays are omversity study, have given a markea Impetus national Law is adjudged to Archibald Henry to be sent in to the Vice-Chancellor on or before the to English education. One of the most noteSimpson.

12th of November, 1863, with the names of the respec-lable of these changes is the recent institution Feb. 3.

tive authors sealed up. The author of the essay best
Four Scholarships, tenable for three years, one of

approved is to print it at his own expense, and to of “open minor scholarships” at the Univer

deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of it to the sity of Cambridge. Under the old rule, he £60, one of £40, and two of £20 per annum, will be

University library, to the library of Christ's College, open to competition in April next at Magdalene Col. |

to the University libraries of Oxford, Dublin, and undergraduate, however eager his amor

na undergraduate, however eager his ambition lege. The examination will commence on Tuesday, April the 14th, and will be open to students of the

: Edinburgh, and to each of the adjudicators of the and forward his scholarship might be, was

prize, who are the Vice-Chancellor, the Master of College and to persons who intend to commence resi

of compelled to wait patiently from the date of

Christ's College, and the Norrisian Professor of
dence at the University not later than the Michaelmas

his matriculation in October, until the followTerm following. The subjects for the examination

The following have passed the examination of the ing July, before he could measure his attain will be Euclid arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, and

Downing Professor of the Laws of England. conic sections, and passages from Greek and Latin


ments with those of the other young men of authors for translation, together with composition

1. Lingen . Pembroke | 2. Longfield Trinity his own year and college. True, he might in Greek and Latin prose and verse. Each candidate

SECOND Class. is requested to forward his name and age, together

enter the lists for the one or two University eamish

St. John's | Holland . Emmanuel with a certificate of good character from a Master of

Carthew · Trinity Mensfield · Trinity Scholarships which fall vacant each year; but Arts of Oxford or Cambridge, to the Rev. M. Bright,

Davies .


Pope .
Tutor of Magdalene College, on or before Friday,

. Trinity

these “ blue ribands” of the University are
Farmer . . St. John's | Shepherd .
March the 27th.

Gronow . . Christ's Sayer .. Corpus

very rarely worn by freshmen, as probably not
Hall... Trinity Yelverton . Emmanuel more than four or five instances of this have
The following have passed the examination of the
Professor of Modern History :-

occurred within the last thirty years. Thus it FIRST CLASS.

Election of Chancellor of Dublin University.-
Andrews .. Joh. Hankey

Trin, Lord Rosse's installation as Chancellor of the has too often happened that the young fresh-

Joh. Howard . Trin. University of Dublin took place on Tuesday, man who, when he entered the University, gave Botham .. Magd. Jacquet . Claro 17th ult., when honorary degrees were conferred, promise of great success, seeing that the conBray . . . Clare Marsden, w.


amongst others, on Mr. Whitworth as a mechaniBromby

': test nearest at hand was yet nine months . .

Jesus Penkridge .. Jesus cal inventor, and on Mr. Cooper, of Markree, as
Brownrigge . Magd. Smith, s. s. . Emm.

an eminent astronomer. During the proceedings, distant, has deferred his preparation for it.
Trin. Tomkins . . Joh.

it was announced that Sir James South took that until his previous intellectual attainments have Ebsworth. Joh. Tinling . . Joh.

opportunity of presenting his twelve-inch achro-been Edmonds .. Trin. Woodd...

been rusted by listlessness, and the want of the Garrould Corpus Wrightson . . Caius

matic object-glass, with its appendages, to the Joh.

Observatory of the University. The Installation ever recurring Incentives which a school nie

Ode, written by Dr. Waller, and set to music by supplies. By the new rule at Cambridge, to

Dr. Stewart, mentions some of Lord Rosse's pre- which we have referred, the several Colleges of
Armstrong. . Jesus | Kerrison . . Trin.

decessors in the Trinity College Chancellorship.

Bindley . . . Sidney

that University, now yearly throw open a conLes .

This is the second occasion in the history of the . .


. Blake-Humfrey Trin. Marriott . .


University, of the public installation of a Chan. siderable number of very valuable scholarships, Boycott . .

Joh. Marsden, J. F. Joh. cellor, the only instance previous to Lord Rosse, for which any person who is a member of the Burnett . . Joh. Miller . . .

.Pemb. | being the Duke of Bedford, Lord-Lieutenant | Established Church, and under a certain age.
Mills . . .

Corpus about 100 years ago, who was the first and last |
Trin. Moore . . . Joh.

publicly inducted. This may become a candidate; and in most cases
Trin. Outram.

moreover, is the first time that the office of Chan- without having previously entered his name Elliot Trin. Peterkin


cellor has been given to one who is both an Irish- upon the books of any college, though, of
Joh. Robinson . . Clare

man and an alumnus of the University. These
Hill. . . .
Trin. H. Smith, R. .. Clare
circumstances, added to the fact of the high

course, with the understanding, that if he win
Trin. Talbot-Smith Trin.
Joh. 1 Ward

tion which Lord Rosse occupies amongst scientific a scholarship at any particular college, he will . .


Kelly .. . Trin.H. Winter · · · Queen's

Queen's men, naturally imparted much interest to the immediately become a member of that college.
THIRD Class.

The good effects of this liberal rule have already, Francis ... Jesus | Kempson .. Trin.

| ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. we believe, been very apparent. It has proved of Feb. 6. DR. SMITH'S PRIZES.

In consequence of the great pressure on our co. much benefit to deserving students of limited Ds. Leek, Trinity College . ••}Equal.

lumns this month, we have been obliged to omit means, who might otherwise have been unable Ds. Romer, Trinity College ..

our usual Monthly Summaries, Classical Notes,

Sto afford a University course ; it has given a
Feb. 7.

Correspondence, the Teachers Examination Pal
The following have passed the examination of the pers, several Reviews, &c. &c.

fresh and healthy stimulus to school educaJacksonian Professor of Mathematics :

Mr. Mosley.—Your letter is in type, and will ap-tion, and has prevented students from relap• Limited to candidates under 20 years of age.

pear in our next number.

... sing into idleness at the smaller colleges for + Preference to Candidates from Oakham or Upping. Mr. F.-The discussion on “Cornix” and “Corvus "" ham Schools, I has, we think, been carried far enough.

want of some immediate spur to their ambition.

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It is to be noted that these “minor scholar- found a piece from Arrian, an author who most seem to us, on the whole, to be less crotchety. ships" are for the most only preliminary to decidedly does not strictly come within the and more simple than those set by the Classical those “on the foundation,” to which the category of the best authors. Of course, the examiners; though here, as before, Tricity holder of the “minor scholarship" is eligible mere incidental setting of such a piece is of and St. John's might serve as models to some at the succeeding July examination in each little consequence ; but the result may be un- of the smaller colleges. year.

desirable, if the student is drawn away from Of course, under these circumstances, it is his Thucydides, Herodotus, Plato, &c., to try a matter of importance to heads of schools to and satisfy the crotchets of a not very skilful People in these days find very little diffibecome acquainted with the curriculum of the compiler of examination papers.

culty in manufacturing a grievance; and of examinations for these " minor scholarships.”! In several instances, we see that the pieces, making some capital, political or other, out of We have now before us, in the Liber Cantabri- for Latin and Greek prose composition are it, when so manufactured. It appears that giensis, Part II., just issued by Mr. Potts, an set in the same paper, as also are the pieces for there is now in existence a society yclept the appendix which contains “the Examination Latin and Greek verse. We think it would be “Dulwich College League Committee," which Papers of the year 1861-62, for the scholar- a change for the better to put together the is in the habit of making up periodical depuships and exhibitions open to the competition Latin verse and prose, as also the Greek. tations -- bitherto with but little success to of students before residence.” A few remarks Nothing is more puzzling to young students the Home Secretary, on the subject of Dulwich on these papers will, perhaps, not be out of than to have to do, in a very limited time, a College. The leader of the movement appears place in this journal, in consideration of the piece of composition in cach of the two lan- to be an enterprising Common Councilman; novelty of the examinations in question. guages. The examiner at Christ's College and the chief gravamen of his charge against

The first thing we notice is, that, with one omits Greek prose altogether, and huddles the the Charity Commissioners, as far at least as exception, all these examinations are strictly other three kinds of composition into one regards Dulwich School, appears to be this, coutined to Classics and Mathematics. The paper.

that instead of twelve orphan boys who, by the exception is that of Downing College, in which, The Downing College examiner, in addition will of the founder, are to receive gratuitous in addition to the ordinary papers in Classics to setting Aristotle in the translation paper, education in the lower school, four only are at and Mathematics, some weight is even to pro- gives two absurdly long pieces of English present doing so. On the other hand, two ficiency in French and German, one examina-poetry to be translated respectively into Latin hundred and nine boys, each of whose parents tion paper being devoted to each of these hexameters and lyrics. If the time allotted pay yearly a capitation fee of 141. 16s., are languages. Trinity Hall also goes so far to the paper was the usual three hours, we are receiving an admirable education, though the beyond the curriculum of acknowledged Uni- quite certain that very few freshmen could be extravagance of the fee in question so disgusts versity study, as to set a very simple paper in found in the University capable of finishing it a weekly contemporary, who seems to have * English composition.” The other colleges to the satisfaction of an ordinary examiner. taken the “Dulwich League" under his prostrictly “stick to their last;" in other words, Moreover the extract from Pope is a regular tection, that he remarks: “As for the schoconfine themselves to ascertaining the candi- hack piece, which should have been most care-lastic branch of the establishment, it may be Jate's progress in Latin, Greek, and Mathe- fully avoided, as almost certain to liave been safely said that its benefits are closely confined matics.

previously translated by some of the candi. to the sons of the gentry and the masters who On the whole, the examination papers of the dates. The whole paper, indeed, seems like condescend to teach them;" that is to say, the largest colleges. Trinity and St. John's, ap- the handy work of some one little skilled in annual fee of £14. 16s, for a boy's education is pear to us to be the best. The examiners examinations.

so exorbitant, that no one but a wealthy father appear in this case to have rigorously adhered! These remarks of ours will apply with equal can be expected to pay it. The other charges to that rule regulating the Classical Tripos ex- force to the Queen's College Composition Paper against the present management of Dulwich amination, which says that the passages to be (p. 64a) in which are to be found three huge College are just about as formidable as may translated into English are to be selected from extracts for translation into Latin prose and be imagined from the sample we have given. the best Greek and Latin authors. The papers, verse, and Greek prose, to be done, doubtless, “ The total expense of the management of too, set by the examiners of the larger colleges within the usual three hours. We may notice “ the estate was £1938, or over 18 per cent. are less crotchety, as they are for the most a fact which will perhaps go some way in “ on the income-just four times as much part less difficult than those set by the gene- accounting for these eccentricities, viz., that " as the Corporation of London pay for the rality of the small colleges. With one or two since the institution of the Classical Tripos“ keeping of their landed properties,” adds exceptions, skill in four kinds of composition, | (forty years ago) Queen's and Downing the same contemporary to whom we have viz., Latin and Greek verse, and Latin and Colleges between them have not contributed alluded. On examination, however, of this Greek prose, is required by all the exami- half a dozen names to the first class. We charge, it appears that the expense of the ners. The Greek verse is invariably confined see that Sidney Sussex College (which, we management of the estate only amounted to 18 to the larnbic metre, while the Latin varies believe, for the amount of classical honours per cent. of the total income in the year 1861, between hexameters, elegiacs, and lyrics, the won by its members, may be ranked with the and that there were then very good reasons former being much the most frequently de- two colleges above) thinks that the candidates why this should be the case. £107 were spent manded. The Trinity Hall Examiner appears for its scholarships may be best examined in on repairing roads ; £172 in thinning the to have made a strange and mischievous over- Quintilian, Plautus, Pliny, &c. As we suppose trees on the estate ; and £140 in hedging and siglat in setting his Latin verse paper. The that the object of the examiner is to encourage ditching. Docked of these extraordinary piece from Cowper, which he has given (p. accuracy of scholarship in freshmen, and not though necessary items, the 18 per cent. com94a) to be translated into Latin elegiacs, is to extent of reading, we would suggest to him I plained of does not look very formidable. be found in the Arundines Cami, a book which, that he should take a leaf from his brother- Another charge brought against the managewe need hardly say, is largely used in most of examiners of Trinity and St. John's, and sub-ment of the Trustees is that they do not greatly of our classical schools ; and it is hardly pos- stitute such authors as Cicero, Livy, Virgil, increase the income of the Charity by letting a sible that some of the candidates, by having &c., for Quintilian, Pliny, and Plautus. We portion of the land on building leases; a charge previously seen the version of Lord John notice, too, that in the Greek paper of the same which, we venture to say, will be speedily Manners in the Arundines,” should not have college, an extract from Theophrastus is to be wiped off when persons come forward ready to had an unfair advantage over their competitors. found, for which we think Demosthenes, Plato, purchase the land in question. Among the translations from Greek prosc into or Xenophon might have been judiciously sub. Of course we are quite aware that, strictis English, set by the same college, is also to be stituted. The Mathematical examination papers and literally, the will of the founder, Edwa

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Alleyne, is not being carried out at Dulwich. But, though unequivocally the capital of harmonic ratio and Involution, of Poles and Times have changed since that benevolent Mathematical Britain, the great nursery of Polars, including the method of Reciprocation, antor left this world and due allowance must mathematical teachers, and the great library and of the Radical Axes and Centres of Simili

of mathematical works, the University of tude of Circles, followed by a most interesting be made for such changes. At one of our great

"Cambridye is, nevertheless, in some particular and well illustrated discussion of the principle universities there is an Exhibition, the holders | branches of mathematics, undoubtedly second / of Continuity. The sixth chapter is entirely of which are enjoined to dress in cloth of a sad to its less appreciated Irish sister. Pre- devoted to this principle, which Dr. Mulcahy grey colour, and wear sandals. Are the inten- eminent among these branches stands the enunciates as follows: 'Let a figure be conceived tions of the founder frustrated by allowing the very important study of Pure Geometry. It to undergo a certain continuous variation, and exhibitioners (if any persons sufficiently strong

is difficult to determine satisfactorily the let some general property concerning it be

causes which have led to the comparative granted as true, so long as the variation is minded to carry out the origmal charter to the neglect of the higher extensions of this subject Iconfined within certain limits; then the same letter could be found), to save themselves from at Cambridge; but the fact cannot be disputed, property will belong to all the successive states being hooted in the streets, by wearing ordi. that the Dublin mathematicians have herein far of the figure (that is, all which admit of the nary boots and broadcloth. instead of " the outstripped those of our English Universities. property being expressed), the enunciation sandals” and “ sober grey” recommended by If we refer to any set of Cambridge Senate being modified (occasionally) according to

House examination papers, we find, as a matter known rules.” He illustrates this, first by an the founder ?

J of course, that Euclid occupies an important example on the “method of limits," a method The real gist of the Dulwich College position in them, and that the Lemmas of which obviously involves a particular case of matter is simple enough; it is this, that Newton are also represented. But those ques- the principle of Continuity thus enunciated; education should not be made contemptible tions in Conic Sections which are to be solved and afterwards by others, in most of which difby heine mode eleemosunary As we have without the application of the analytical ferent parts of the figure change their relative

methods, are confined to such properties as configuration, while in others some parts of the often urged in these columns, the persons who

"may be proved by the precise methods of original figure become even imaginary. But we most need assistance towards educating their Euclid and of Newton, and rarely embrace think that Dr. Mulcahy might well have stated children are not the labourers and mechanics, any of those important properties which de- more precisely the “ known rules" according who have free schools and national schools pend upon Harmonic and Auharmonic ra- to which the original enunciation of a theorem more than sufficient for their wants : but the tios, or on involution or projection. At has occasionally to be modified on applying sons of professional and commercial men with

Dublin, where great attention is paid to all the principle of Continuity ; he ought, for in

these geometrical methods, this is not the case. stance, to have cautioned his readers that, moderate incomes, who cannot avail themselves Anharmonic ratio and involution, so distaste-l in extending theorems of inequality, the word of the schools in question, and yet are heavily ful to the Cambridge student, are, in the hands greater will often have to be substituted for taxed to support them. Fifteen pounds per of the Irish mathematician, ready instruments less, and vice versa. annum is not too much to expect persons of of daily use; the geometrical properties of After exhibiting the meihod of projections, this class to pay towards the education of a poles

stion of a poles and polars find their place in his elemen- the author proceeds with geometry of three

I tary conics, and he extends his pure geometry dimensions, applying with a skilful hand the child, when that education is of the very best to

of the very best to the consideration of the curves which an method of spherical pencils and spherical inand most elaborate kind.

intersecting cone traces on a sphere, as well as volution, and showing the properties of poles We are glad to say that the Home Secre- on a plane. These spherical conics, which are and polars, radical axes and centres, &c., and tary did not give much encouragement to the almost unknown to the Cambridge undergra- of small circles on a sphere,and finally, explainenthusiasts and busy bodies who wish to re- duate, even of greatest promise, appear, froming and demonstrating the properties of spheri

the book which now lies before us, to form a cal conics, to which we have already referred. model Dulwich College according to their own

most interesting study, and we cordially re- The book is rendered very complete by a crotchets. We observe, however, that, un

commend it to our readers, although there copious collection of examples and theorems, deterred by their ill success with Sir George seems little probability of its finding a place in chiefly taken from the Dublin examination Grey, the members of the Dulwich League are the Cambridge course at present. But as papers. It will, perhaps, be found inconveabout to collect subscriptions and “ keep their that University is now indebted to Trinity nient to many readers in England to have so eye” upon the management of the Charity in Colle

ont of the Choritur in College, Dublin, for its most comprehensive many references to propositions and deducquestion. Probably this is all for the best ;

"text book on analytical geometry,-though tions in Dr. Lardner's edition of Euclid, a

for the best ; this is a subject wbich flourishes at Cam- book which is very little used in this country; and it may be just as well for the Trustees of bridge as much as any,--so we would fain see but we believe that in Trinity College, Dublin, the Charity to recollect that they are being it look to the same source for guidance in the for whose students, mainly, Dr. Mulcahy is submitted to the process of “eveing" by several higher branches of modern Geometry, which, / writing, Dr. Lardner's is the Euclid usually persons with apparently but little to do and as they have hitherto found so uncongenial a adopted as a text book. It is also in a trifline

soil in England, do the more require to be degree inconvenient to mathematicians ac. sadly hard up for a grievance; and that, there. So, -supported by foreign aid.

customed to Cambridge books, to have the fore, it will be well to give no cause for offence But whether the subject of the book before us demonstrations of so many propositions by extravagant management of the Dulwich be more adequately represented in Cambridge printed in one complete paragraph, instead estates.

examinations in future or not, we can con- of having each new step begun in a new line. fidently recommend its perusal, not only to But these are matters of very small import

the private student, who reads mathematics ance. On the whole, the work is well got REVIEWS, NOTICES, &c.

free from the control of any Alma Mater, but up, and we hope that this new edition will not

to the Cambridge mathematician, who, having be so much confined to Irish readers as we
Principles of Modern Geometry. By John finished his University course, is desirous of believe the original edition was.
Mulcahy, LL.D. Second edition. Dublin : making himself a mathematician of the world,
Hodges and Smith. 1862.

uncoufined by the limits of a particular school. M. T. Cicero De Senectute et De Amicitia. It cannot be denied that, as a school of We are very glad to see this book reprinted. I Cicero's Dialogues on Old Age and on FriendMathematics, the University of Cambridge It has long been a favourite in Trinity College, ship. With short English Notes, for the use has long deservedly ranked as the greatest but for some years has been out of print, and of Schools. (pp. 123.) Oxford and Lonand the best in the kingdom, No other seat of well-worn copies have of late fetched a price don: John Henry and James Parker. 1862. learning produces, save as a rare exception, far in excess of the published cost of the book. This new addition to the series of the “ Oxsuch accomplished and such sound mathema. It supposes a knowledge in its readers of little ford Pocket Classics" is of the same handy size ticians as those which every year issue from the more than the first six books of Euclid, and a and moderate price as its predecessors. Nor Senate House. The alumni of no other Univer- little trigonometry, and aims at laying down is it, perhaps, on the whole, badly edited ; sity can vie with those of Cambridge as com- and illustrating "the more elementary prin- although, we think, something more might petitors for the many posts of honour and im-ciples of those geometrical methods which, in have been done, considering that the Editor portance which vearly fall vacant in the British recent times, have been so successfully em was dealing with Latin treatises which have world of Mathematics. No other press can ployed to investigate the properties of figured so frequently engaged the attention of scholars, compete with the Pitt Press in furnishing the space." The first six chapters treat of plane as have the De Amicitia and De Senectute of world with the best possible text books in geometry, in the enunciation and application Cicero. In the notes to the little work before mathematical science.

l of the principles of Harmonic pencils, of An- us are also to be found more than a due share

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of misprints. Thus we find gratissimam for | A Manual of Animal Physiology for the use of we could recommend in preference to it. The mum (p. 77) ; quam tenus for quam tenui (p. non-medical Students, with an Appendix of Appendix of Questions selected from the papers 84); flagrantum for tes (p. 86); senectus for Questions from various Examination Papers, set at the Oxford Local Examinations, the Colsenectutis (p. 84); gracitas for gravitas (p. 77), including ihose for the B.A. London for the lege of Preceptors, the College of Surgeons, &c. &c.

last ten years. By John Shea, M.D. (pp. and the London University, will be found The Editor has not unnaturally nor unfairly 240.) London, Churchill and Sons. 1863. especially useful for this purpose, as the stumade use of Mr. G. Long's notes to Cicero's | THE study of Physiology may now be con- dent will gather from them a definite knov. treatises. In more than one case, however, sidered as having fairly taken rank as an ledge of the character of these examinations. the former seems scarcely to understand established branch of popular education. The and the line of subjects they have followed for what he is quoting.

College of Preceptors set the example of re- several years past. We may add, that the Thus we find in Long, “ Venisset ad eum

cognizing it as a part of the regular course of illustrations are numerous and well selected, Sardis (De Senec. c. 17), 'had come to him to

instruction in schools, by admitting it as one and contain several original designs by the Sardis,' or, as we say, 'at Sardis ; ' but in

awer .ot Sardis ir hut in of the subjects which candidates may select author, which appear to us to be charactersuch cases the Latin writers properly refer

for their certificates, and in which they may ized by more than ordinary merit. Among the motion both to the person and to the

obtain honours ; and it has since been intro- these may be mentioned the diagram of the place."

duced into the programme of the Oxford and human ear, at p. 198, which illustrates, better

Cambridge Local Examinations, in the Ma- than anything we have seen, the process In the edition before us, we read: "ad eum triculation and B.A. Examinations of the by which external impressions are conveyed Sardis. In English we say, "to him at University of London and in those of the through the complicated apparatus of that Sardis ;' but in Latin, “to him to Sardis.'” Society of Arts.

organ to the auditory nerve and the brain. Surely, in such an elementary edition as that

| Dr. Shea has done good service by supbefore us, it would have been well to explain | plying candidates for these examinations, ! A Practical Greek Accidence, with Prothat Sardis is the accusative case. We say

| as well as students of Physiology generally, gressive Exercises. (pp. 64.) Bv C. Matheson. this, because otherwise it can hardly be neces

with the compact and well written treatise M.A., formerly Fellow of St. John's College. sary to explain that obrepere means “to creep

before us. In such a work, the main difficulty | Oxford: one of the Masiers of the Blackheath on;" consuli, “to have one's advice asked ; Tlies in selecting from the mass of materials, | Proprietary School. London: Longmans. 1863. cani, "grey hairs ;”censeo, "in my opinion;"

| furnished by a subject so complex and ex- -Mr. Mathesou in his preface says: "The haud scio an nulla, “I hardly think there is

tensive, the facts of greatest importance, author of the following pages was called upon any ;" confectus senio, “worn out with old

and presenting them to the learner in such as a few years ago, to teach the elements of Greek age;" humanum,“ polite,” &c. &c.

way as to place him in possession of the Grammar in the school with which he is conOccasionally, too, the translations are in- l essential principles of the science, without per- Inected. Immediately on entering on his work, correct or inelegant. Thus, Cicero says, “Se- plexing him with technical details.

| he must be allowed to confess that he was dis. nectus est natura loquacior," i.e. “old age /* In the Preface Dr. Shea thus adverts to satisfied with Wordsworth's Greek Grammar, is naturally rather chatty," which the Editor | this difficulty, and to the expedients he has and yet could not find any grammar which translates, “ a little too chatty.” adopted to meet it :

seemed to him at once philosophical and In p. 102, optimo et justissimo cuique is “To persons totally unacquainted with even simple enough, .... The aim of the followrendered, “to each in proportion as was best the rudiments of Anatomy, the study of Phy-ing work is to give boys principles, as far as is and most just;” which is certainly not a siology must be particularly difficult, and to meet consistent with simplicity, and thus to keep the correct rendering. In page 121 we read: this difficulty the author has endeavoured, in l use of memory within its

ed, in use of memory within its proper limits, and to “ Similis with a genitive is more than mere the progress of the work, to introduce an amount external resemblance: similis with dative of anatomical description sufficient to enable the save intergent boys from the mistakes and un

certainty which arise solely from their having more expressive of mere external commor student to understand the nature of the functions son.”

the learnt the grammar by rote and not by priuciIl performed by various parts of the body, and the les This distinction is, we think, hardly borne out in classical usage. The truth is,

laws which govern their actions. It has also been ple." It seems tous that Mr. Matheson's vo

his endeavour to avoid the employment of too lume very much resembles (with the exception that in ante-Augustan Latin the genitive was

many technicalities, and to proceed with the of the progressive exercises, which will doubtgenerally used, while in later writers the description as though he addressed those who / less be found useful) the smaller edition of the dative is not uncommon.

were entirely unacquainted with the science; and Bromsgrove Greek Grammar. In one re The following note, p. 122, we think very he therefore has used no such expressions with spect this latter book has a decided superilikely to mislead the young student: “Co-out explaining their meaning the first time they ority, viz., that it is very much the more optatio. The elections into the guilds, coloccnr:

accurate. Possibly, however, most of the legia (of the Sacerdotes) was vested in the

" To non-medical students, the acquirement of errors of Mr. Matheson's volume arise from appointment of the people.” Now Cicero

I physiological knowledge must be difficult for an.

or an errors of the press.

other reason-most works on the subject are very truly tells his readers, “ Cooptatio colle



The accents and breathings need careful either of a very abstruse or of a very elementary giorum ad populi beneficium transferebatur:” character. In the former it is presumed that the

revision; many of them being altogether but then the term cooptatio ceased to be the reader has a considerable knowledge of Anatomy;

omitted, and others being incorrect. Thus proper one. A person was only cooptatus and the latter are usually of too superficial a n

| find oδός for οδός (p. 13) ; ευτύχης for ευτυχής when he was elected into a corporation by the nature to supply the information required for a (p. 50); Devopov (p.55) and Evoquv (P. 07 members of that corporation (as with us a university examination.

Eevodôv; día (pp. 67 and 58) for dià ; pačius Fellow of a College, or a Bencher of an Inn of “In carrying out his plan, considerable diffi-|(p. 58) for padiws ; õpos for õpos (p. 60); cere Court, is cooptatus, otherwise he would be culty of another kind has been encountered by the peios for retpaíos (p. 60); eúyévns for eiyeyes electus, e.g., a Member of Parliament with us. | author. It was necessary to enter into some (p. 63); eipnun for cipnm (p. 63); BpotopT27" In one respect we must admit that the

details of Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, for Bporootvyns (p. 63), &c. &c. edition before us is decidedly superior to that Human Body; and the difficulty arose from em- omissions or errors in accents. Thus we have

ne as well as the Anatomy and Physiology of the We find, however, some graver errors than OI MT. Teorge Long. Dveryone who has read | bracing in so small a compass a subject so extenthe De Senectute knows that with the exception sive. Moreover, it was far from easy to give in a

ίδμεν for ίσμεν (p. 49); and έπω given as the of chapter fifteen, the treatise is a very easy few words a description that would be perfectly

present tense of eltov (p. 28). one. That chapter contains a number of agri- intelligible, when such description might much in page 2 cultural terms, which are by no means intelli- more readily have been extended to some pages."

fuoi, poi gible to the young reader without explanation.

(, By judicious selection and compression, aided! In addition to the erroneous accent Mr. Long arrives at the first of these words in by a pleasing and agreeable style, Dr. Shea has :... his notes, “ Mallesli; and very coolly add not only surmounted these obstacles very suc

duoì, surely it is a radical mistake to place ing, “the explanation of such terms as these cessfully, but produced a very readable and linvariably enclitics.

ilany accent on either pov, pot, or he, which are must be derived from the Latin agricultural

interesting work. For students who wish to " writers, and from the examples in Forcellini," possess, within a moderate compass and at a l that this volume, in its present condition, stands

o We think we have now said enough to sbor utterly ignores the other technical terms of reasonable cost, a clear exposition of the lead-lin which the chapter in question is full. We are ing doctrines and principles of Physiology-and

i in need of some revision. happy to see that the editor of this volume amongst them we may reckon particularly the does not imitate the free and easy way of candidates for the various public and compe

OUR LIBRARY TABLE. annotating adopted in this instance by Mr. I titive examinations, for whom the work is A Compendium of Mathematical Geograpes

merely intended—we know of no Manual which for the Use of Students and Candidates for you


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