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Geography

Senior.

PHYSICAL, POLITICAL, AND COMMERCIAL, WITH SPECIAL

REFERENCE TO ENGLAND AND WALES.

1. Junior Paper, No. 4. 2. Junior Paper, No. 5.

3. In what does England's chief wealth consist ? What do you understand by commerce? Is England, in this respect, in advance of, or behind other countries? Justify your answer.

4. As regards manufactures, the chief textile fabrics are (i.) cotton goods ; (ii.) woollen goods; (iii.) silk goods; (iv.) linen goods. Make a table of these fabrics, naming the principal towns in which each are manufactured.

5. Explain why the lines of latitude are called parallels; those of longitude, meridians. Given the latitude and longitude of a place, how do you find its position on the map ?

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6. The Thames, the Severn, the Humber, and the Mersey are the largest and most important rivers in England. State where each river rises, into what it falls, and the principal towns by which it passes.

7. Define the following :--bore, haff, knots, lagoon, road, bight, plateau, tarn, sirocco.

8. From what countries have we alpaca, currants, dates, ebony, petroleum, oranges, porcelain, quinine, sponges, vanilla, rice, tobacco, and train oil ?

9. What kind of a county is Hampshire ? How would you describe Dorset ? In what way is Cornwall interesting. Name the three largest towns in Wales.

10. Which are the chief coal-fields of England; and where do nearly all her mineral productions lie ?

Special Literature.

Senior.

(a) SHAKESPEARE'S KING LEAR; (6) ADDISON (CLARENDON PRESS SELECTIONS, SECTIONS IV., V., AND VI.).

(a)
1. Junior Paper, No. 1.
2. Junior Paper, No. 2.

3. Why may the date of this play be more precisely ascertained than those of Shakespeare generally? Give your reasons.

4. “Lear is essentially impossible to be represented on a stage." These are the words of Charles Lamb. Explain them.

5. Take Act I., analyse the several scenes, and briefly describe the whole in your own words.

6. What are your first feelings with regard to Lear? Do you pity or despise him?

“I love your majesty According to my bond ; nor more nor less."

; These are Cordelia's words, and addressed to her father. What does she mean?

(6) 7. When did Addison live ? Name his chief works. Which was his greatest, and why?

8. To what did the Spectator owe its origin ? State briefly Johnson's view of both it and the Tatler. How may Addison's papers to the Spectator be distinguished ?

9. How do you interpret the paper on Female Vanity ?

10. “Yes," says he, "my dear, and the next post brought us an account of the Battle of Almanza.” Where does this

passage occur, and to what does it allude ?

11. Explain the following expressions :-eat in plate ; troubled with the vapours; a woman of quality ; when she is not in the ring; you shall not begin on Childemas Day.

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Latin.

Junior. SALLUST, JUGURTHA; VIRGIL, AENEID, X. 1. Translate Jugurtha, chap. 4: Who were Maximus and Scipio ? : Explain : Quae genera hominum in senatum pervenerint. 2. Translate:

(a) Falso queritur de natura sua genus humanum, quod imbecilla atque aevi brevis forte potius quam virtute regatur.

6) Postquam illi more regio iusta magnifice fecerant, reguli in unum convenere ut inter se de cunctis negotiis disceptarent.

Explain : iusta.

3. Give a short account of the events which led to the war with Jugurtha.

4. State the rules for the consecution of tenses in Latin. 5. Translate into Latin :

I know for certain that the piece of land, concerning which the dispute is, belonged to the territory of the Coriolani, and, after the capture of Corioli, became, by the right of war, the public land of the Roman people.

6. Translate VIRGIL, Aeneid, xi. 6–35.
Explain the reference in

Atque iterum in Teucros Ætolis surgit ab Arpis
Tydides.
Mea vulnera restant.

Quae Superi Manesque dabant.
7. Translate and explain :
(a) Indignum est, Italos Troiam circumdare flammis

Nascentem, et patria Turnum consistere terra,
Cui Pilumnus avus, cui Diva Venilia mater:

Quid, face Troianos atra vim ferre Latinis ? (6)

Stygii per flumina fratris,
Per pice torrentes atraque voragine ripas

Annuit, et totum nutu tremefecit Olympum.
8. Give the principal parts of consisto, committo, cingo, defendo.

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Latin.

Senior.

Livy, BOOK I.; VIRGIL, AENEID, IV. 1. Translate Livy, Book 1. Chap. 5: Ultro accusantes. Explain ultro. Apud se. Account for the use of se. 2. Translate :

(a) Ita Numitori Albana re permissa Romulum Remumque cupido cepit in his locis, ubi expositi ubique educati erant, urbis condendae.

Explain the use of re.
(b) Chap. 8, to dederint.
Distinguish leges and iura.
Explain sella curulis, toga praetexta, lictores.
3. Translate VIRGIL, Aeneid, iv. 90–116.
4. Translate:
(a) Quam tu urbem, soror, hanc cernes, quae surgere regna

Coniugio tali! Teucrum comitantibus armis

Punica se quantis attollet gloria rebus ! (b) Principio delubra adeunt, pacemque per aras

Exquirunt; mactant lectas de more bidentes

Legiferae Cereri Phoeboque patrique Lyaeo. 5. Alit, vellem, fefellit, fatebor, abstulit. Give the chief parts of these verbs.

6. Name the chief uses of the ablative in Latin, and illustrate them as far as possible from the set books of Livy and Virgil

. 7. Translate :

Quem tamen esse deum te dicam, Iane biformis ?
Nam tibi par nullum Gr

nullum Graecia numen habet.
Ede simul causam cur de coelestibus unus,
Sitque quod a tergo sitque quod ante vides.
Haec ego cum sumptis agitarem mente tabellis,

Luçidior visa est, quam fuit ante, domus.
8. Translate into Latin:

Many wonderful events are related by other writers concerning the founder of Rome; but, as has been already observed, these details are taken from the early poets, and are not to be depended on. Romulus left no successor, and the Senate now assumed the government of the State.

THE OXFORD EXAMINER.

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Latin.

Women (Preliminary).
CÆSAR, DE BELLO GALLICO, I. II.; VIRGIL, AENEID, III.
1. Translate CÆSAR, De Bello Gallico, 1. 16.
Explain flagitare, frumentum, metire.
2. Translate CÆSAR, De Bello Gallico, 1. 19, to verebatur.

Account for the subjunctive traduxisset and indicative cog noverat.

Translate: Quod si quid ei a Cæsare gravius accidisset, cum ipse eum locum amicitiae apud eum teneret, neminem existimaturum non sua voluntate factum; qua ex re futurum uti totius Galliae animi a se averterentur.

Explain the use of futurum uti.
3. Translate Aeneid, III. 19-46.
Who was Polydorus ?
Translate 62-68.
Explain stant Manibus arae, caeruleis vittis, tepido lacte.

4. Give the principal parts of everto, incipio, fero, ingredior fingo, convello.

5. Define gerund and gerundive, and give an example of each.

6. Give some rules for the use of the accusative and infinitive in Latin. 7. Translate:

Terra procul vastis colitur Mavortia campis,
Thraces arant, acri quondam regnata Lycurgo,
Hospitium antiquum Troiae sociique Penates,

Dum Fortuna fuit.
8. Translate into Latin :

Rome was almost wearied out with this long siege, when Mucius, a young Roman of noble birth, desired the Senate to permit his passing the Tiber, and going into the hostile camp; only entreating that, if he should fall in the dangerous enterprise, bis zeal for the public good should not be forgotten.

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