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PAGE vi. UNIVERSITY STIMULANTS AND REWARDS.....

1. Scholurships and Fellowships
Craven-Traveling-Vinerian-Dean Ireland

890 Eldon-Boden-Kennicott-Pusey-Hertford

800 Taylor-Burdett Coutts......

891 2. Prizes-Chancellor-Newdgate-Ellerton

891 Arnold Stanhope-Gaisford Johnson-Hall-Lothian-Conington 3. Church Patronage-Benefices v11. UNIVERSITY DEGREES..................... 1. Conditions-Residence-Character-Standing

892 vin. EXAMINATIONS AND EXERCISES FOR DEGREES..

893 1. Degree of Bachelor of Arts

893 (1). Responsions

893 (2). Moderations or First Public Examination...........

893 A. Pass-men-Subjects-Books--Testamun...

894 B. Honor-men-Books—Papers.......

894 (3). Class, or Second Public Examinations....

895 Division into Schools Classinen

896 School of Classics-Honors-Highest Honors..

806 School of Mathematics-Honors...

696 School of Natural Sciences-Pass-Honors......... School of Law and Modern History.....

897 School of Theology ...

897 2 Degree of Master of Arts...

897 3. Degrees in Music-Requirements for Doctor

897 4. Degrees in Civil Law-Subjects ...

898 5. Degrees in Medicine--Two Examinations....

899 6. Degrees in Divinity-Accumulation..... 7. Declaration on taking Degrees...

899 8. Degrees to Absent Persons 9. Degrees by Incorporation

900 10. Costume on Presentation Days.......

(1). . niversity Officers--Chancellor-Proctors-Esquire Beadles-Verger..... 901 (2). Graduates—Doctors-Masters-Bachelors.......

901 (3). Undergraduates-Different Classes...

902 Noblemen, and Sons of Noblemen-Gentlemen Commoners—Commoners...... 902 Servitors—Bible Clerks--Students Unattached

902 11. Degree of Associate in Arts ...

903 Middle Class School Examinations......

903 12. Oxford and Cambridge Examination Board...

903 IX. UNIVERSITY TERMS-FEES AND DUES

904 Michaelmas-Hilary or Lent-Easter-Trinity or Act.........

Matriculation-Examination--Admission to Degrees-Buttery Book.. X. COLLEGES AND HALLS....

905-908 Corporate Character-Members-Buildings

905 Heads-Titles-Mode of Election - Scholars....

905 All Sonis-Brasenose-Christ-Corpus Christi-Exeter.. Jesus-Magdalen-Merton-New-Oriel-Pembroke

906 Queen's-St. John-Trinity-University-Wadham-Keble

907 Halls-Magdalen-New Inn--St. Albans-St. Edmonds-St. Mary........... X1. COLLEGE RESIDENCE AND VACATIONS....... Conditions of Lodgings in different Colleges-Length of Vacation

909 XI. DISCIPLINE-UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE.....

910 Requirements by University Statute-Punishments

910 College Codes-General Regulations common to all,

910 Special to certain Colleges--Unattached Students.

........ 911 11. COLLEGE EXPENSES—MEMBERS.......

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PAGE. 1. INTRODUCTION .......

913-916 Cambridge University and Town.........

........ 913 University Organization--Officers-Chancellor-High Steward-Representatives......... 915 Council of the Senate-Sex Viri-Examiners-Professors..

915 II, ConstiTUTION AND INSTRUCTION IN THE 13TH CENTURY

917-928 1. University Officers—Chancellor-Regents

917 House of Regents-House of Non-regents.. Proctors-Beadels-Scrutators-Taxors

918 Papal Recognition-Bishop of the Diocese made Visitor

919 2. Earliest University Teaching...... Grammar Schools - Trivium-Quadrivium

919 Studium Generale-Nova Ars-Summula.

920 Course of Studies for the Arts Student

921 University Chest-Universal Begging

922 Distinction Dress-Scholar-Bachelor-Master

922 Bachelorship of Arts--Sophister.......

922 Disputations—ResponsionsOpponencies

923 Proctors-Posers-Supplicat

923 Questionist-Procession to the Arts School

923 Determination-Standing in Quadragesima.....

923 Inceptor- The Great Commencement

924 Vesperiæ-Incepting Master—The Regent Father

924 Prævaricator-Sufficit—Non-regent........

924 Expenses and Dissipation of the Ceremony

925 Incepting for Others-Assuming Expenses

925 Regent Master of Arts_Lectures ....

925 Cursor and Cursorie Lecturing-Ordinary

925 Methods of Instruction-Analytical..

926 Aquina's Commentary on Aristotle-Buridanus

926 Questio-Pro and Con-Vice of Disputation.........

927 Non-regents—Chaucer's Poor Clerk.............

927 Requirements for Degree in Theology

927 Courses in Canon and Civil Law-Courses in Medicine..

928 III. UNIVERSITY STUDIES AND STUDENT LIFE.....

929-1008 1. Thomas CRANMER—Plea for the Poor Scholars...

929 2. PROMOTERS OF GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE........

930 ERASMUS-First Reader on Greek Grammar 1509.........

930 RICHARD COKE-Inaugural Discourse as Greek Reader at Cambridge, 1519..

931 Sir THOMAS CHEKE–The Greek Pronunciation Controversy

936 3. PROGRESS or SCIENCE AND REALISTIC STUDIES...

940 FRANCIS LORD BACON..

940 Dedication of Sapicutia Veterum to Cambridge University.

940 Advancement of ScienceFoundations for Research...

940 John Milton, Christ College, 1625–1632........

953 Cambridge Studies Discipline-University Life

953 Private Reading-Travel--Academy-Paradise Lost..

970 Sir Isaac NEWTON—Trinity College......

971 Mathematical Studies-College Connection..

973 EDMUND HALLEY

976 4. RICHARD BENTLEY, St. John's College.

977 Mastership of Trinity College ...

977 5. Tuomas GRAY-Peterhouse and Pembroke....

993 ALEXANDER POPE-Progress of Dullness

994 Strictures on Universities and Schools

995 6. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, St. John's College...

1001 Reminiscences of College Residence in the Prelude

1002 7. ALFRED TENNyson, Trinity College

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8. AMERICAN STUDENTS AT TRINITY COLLEGE....
CHARLES ASTOR BRISTED, 1840-1845......

First Impressions of Cambridge—Daily Life.
WILLIAM EVERETT, 1659-1863....

A Day with a Pensioner of Trinity.
IV. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY AS IT IS ........
1. CONSTITUTION FOR GOVERNMENT AND INSTRUCTION....
1. Legislative Branch-The Senate Council ........

Executive Branch-Chancellor-High Steward-Vice-Chancellor..
Commissary-Public Orator-Sex Viri-Registrars—Assessors.....

Proctors--Moderators—Beadles-University Members-Syndics.... 2. University Professors and Teachers

Date and Title Salary..... 3. University Preachers and Lecturers..

Sermons-Chapel Service...... 4. University Institutions .....

Botanic Garden-Observatory-Museum

Library–Senate House... 5. University Scholarships--Prizes and Medals.

Fellowships Exhibitions...
6. Members of University-Number and Rank..

Head-Fellows-Masters-Doctors.....
Bachelors Scholars—Pensioners
Bizars-Non-collegiate Students.....

Results of Non-collegiate System..
7. Academic Costumes-Rank...
n. UNIVERSITY DEGREES......

Conferred by Grace of the Senate-Sufficat........ 1. Degrees in Arts-Bachelors and Mosters

General Conditions--Matriculations...
College Residence and Examinations..

Public University Examinations.
2. Ordinary Degree of Bachelor of Arts.

Previous Examinations-General-Special
Admission-Protector--Sufficat-Questionist
Proceedings in Congregation........
Proctor-Beadle-Vice-Chancellor
Protector, or College Father, and Senior Wrangler....
College Father of Kings, Trinity, St. John's, &c....

Order of Announcement-Wranglers-Senior Optimes, Juniors, &c.
3. Inceptors, or Masters of Arts........
4. Masters and Doctors of Law......
5. Degrees in Divinity-Bachelor-Doctor
6. Degrees in Medicine and Surgery
7. Degrees in Music Composition
8. University Local Examinations-Class List
9. University Local Lectures
10. Degrees without Residence........

Honorary Degrees-Conditions 11. Ceremony of Taking Degrees III. PUBLIC EXAMINATIONS FOR DEGREES AND HONORS.

1. College Conditions for obtaining Degree of Bachelor of Arts.

Residence measured by TermsNumber
Best time for Entering College-Non-collegiate Students
Incidental Advantages of College Residence.....
Mode of Admission to a College Previous Examination..
Membership of the University--Matriculation
Rooms-Equipment- Academic Dress.....

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PAGE. 2. University Work Professional Lectures--Tutorial Readings..

1046 University Examinations

1046 Previous Examinations-Little Go or Smalls-For the Poll Men..

1046 First Part-Second Part-Limitations...

1046 Requirements for Honor men in any Tripos....

1047 Examinations for Ordinary Degrees .

1047 Candidates for Honors-Single-General. Candidates for the Ordinary Degrees-Two

1047 Special Examinations---Conditions........

1048 Theology-Subjects einbraced...

1048 Moral Science-Moral Philosophy-Political Economy. Law and History Books read..

1048 Natural Science-Number of Papers........

1048 Mechanism and Applied Science Subjects .

1048 Tripos Examinations-Meaning of Phrase

1049 Annual-Lowest place entitles to Honors.

1049 Mathematical Tripos, instituted in 1739 Four days preliminary-Two days for final

1050 Plucked men-Wranglers-Senior-Junior-Optimes..

1050 Classical Tripos, instituted in 1825........

1050 Moral and Natural Science Tripos....

1050 Law Tripos, instituted in 1875.

1051 Historical Tripos..

1051 Theological Tripos—Semetic and Indian Languages.

1052 3. University Scholarships and Exhibitions

1053 Classics-Craven, Battics, Dawes, Brown, Pitt, Porson, Waddington.....

1053 Classics and Mathematics--Bell, Barnes, Abbott.

1053 Hebrew—Tyrwhitt; Theology--Crosse......

1053 International Law--Whewell; History-Lightfoot; Astronomy--Sheepshanks.... 1053 4. University Prizes and Medals....

1054 Chancellors--Members Latin Essny--Browne-Porson..

1055 Powis-Hare-Harness--La Bas-Members English Esgny.

1056 Seatonian-Carus-Schoefield-Jeremic-Evans—Norrisian–Hulsean.

1056 Kaye-Maitland-Burney-Smith-Adams-Sedgwick......

1057 5. College Stimulants and Rewards...

1058 Fellowships Number and Pecuniary Value

1058 College Headship--Tutorships--- Assistants-Lectureships

1058 Scholarships--Exhibitions-Money Prizes

1058 Church Benefices-Masterships of Grammar Schools...

1058 6. Distribution of Fellowships, Scholarships, and Prizes by Colleges..

1059 Caius--Clare-Christ-Corpus Christi—Downing-Emanuel

1059 Fellowships—Scholarships-Studentships Benefices.....

1059 Jews-Kings-Magdalene-Pembroke-Queens—Sidney Sussex

1060 Fellowships-Scholarships--Prizes and Exhibitions-Benefices

1060 Bt. Catharine-St. Johns-St. Peters—Trinity....

1061 Fellowships-Scholarships-Exhibitions-Sizerships-Benefices.

1061 Present Cost and Value of Medical Degree

1060 7. University Fees and Expenses..

1062 For different Degrees For Admission-Matriculation-Examination...

1062 8. College Fees and Expenses ..... Outfit-Caution Money–Tuition......

1062 Room-rent and Furniture-Battells-Fees for Degrees

....... 1062 Cost of Living-Low Average-Expenses of Non-Collegiate Student

1062 V, COLLEGE DOMESTIC ECONOMY.

1067-1074 Butteries-Sizing or Assize

1067 Kitchens-Dinner in College Hall-Dishes in Students' Rooms

1068
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Butteries-Dinner-Supper-Barbers as they were........
Salting Freshmen-Ceremonies of Initiation.....

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PAGE. VI. PUBLIC EXERCISES AND EXAMINATIONS AS THEY WERE........

1075-1120 1. The Oxford Act, or Commencement Exercises

............ 1075 Inceptor-Inception-Banquet--Expense...... Dedication of Sheldonian Theater, 1669........

1075 Terrue Filius and other Buffoneries in 1669 and 1704

1076 Act or Commencement in 1714

1079 Later Exhibitions, 1713, 1733, 1767

1080 Lent Verses-Carmina Quadragesimalia-Coursing

1081 Doing Austins—Wall Lectures-Circuiting, 1679....

1082 Commemoration or Encenia in 1750....... Ceremonies of Bachelors' Commencement at Cambridge in 1558.

1083 Tripos--Praevaricator-Terrae Filius..

1683 Action of the Heads to suppress irregularities

1083 Commitia majora-Vepers in Arts

1089 Exercises in Canon and Civil Law..

1090 Degree Symbols Explained-Cap, Bible, Ring, Chair, Kiss.

1092 2. Exercises necessary to the First Degree in Arts in 1780..

1095 Doing Generals in Logic or Moral Philosophy.

1095 Firings—Opponent-Respondent Testimonium...

1096 3. Exercises for Degree of Master---Vicesimus Knox

1096 Determining-Quod libets-Wall Lectures.

1096 2. Publications of Rev. John Jebb, 1772-1776........

1097 Examinations and Exercises in 1773

1098 Requisition on the Colleges for Candidates in Advance..

1098 Action of the Moderator-Notice to Disputants....

1099 Respondents' Propositions--Opponents—The Exercises.

1099 Appearance of all Parties in the Schools—Record.....

1100 Subsequent Examinations for three days.......

1100 Questionists—Father of the College Moderations..........

1100 Subjects—Books-Action of the Fathers and Moderators........

1100 Further Examination for the List of Wranglers and Optimes.

1100 Annual Examination recommended by Mr. Jebb

1101 VII. Present System of ExAMINATIONS .......

1102–1162 Bristed's Experience in Cambridge Examinations.....

1103 May Examinations—Candidates for Classical Honors..

1103 College Easter Term-Thucydides Questions.....

1104 American and English Estimation of Examinations..

1104 Reading up on the Agamemnon of Æschylus......

1105 Importance of Private Tutors— Mathematics..

1106 Scene in Trinity Hall-Results—First Class.....

1107 College Scholarship Examination in Second Year.......

1108 Little Go at end of Lent Term-Oral Examination...

1109 University Scholarship Examinations....

1109 May Examination in Third Year-Mathematics....

1111 Commencement Exercises-M. A. Degree......

1112 Great University Examinations-Senior Wrangler..

1113 University and College Lectures-Union Society...

1114 May Examinations for the Third Year-Private Tuition...

1115 English Essay Prize--Scholarships-Honors......

1118 Everett's Account of Sennte Ilouse Examinations

1191 System described-Scene at the Senate House-Preparation for Tripos.. Moderators-Mathematical Honors--Plucked......

1121 Classics-Classification of Successful Candidates...

1122 Announcement-Senior Wrangler-Senior Classic...

1122 Prepuration College Tutor and Assistants Private Tutor-Coaching.

1123 American and English Methods contrasted........

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