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No Candidate will pass in the "Rudiments of Faith and Religion" who does not satisfy the Examiners in each of the two portions of the Section.

All Candidates must be examined in the "Rudiments of Faith and Religion," unless their Parents or Guardians object on conscientious grounds (conscientiae causa): and must shew at least some knowledge of each portion, even if they fail to shew so much as will satisfy the Examiners; otherwise they cannot obtain Certificates, whatever may be the value of their work in other subjects.

Candidates on whose behalf the Section is declined may pass in Holy Scripture only, by shewing a satisfactory knowledge of the first portion of the Section, and may count it as one of their three required subjects. But in that case they must also shew sufficient knowledge of Judges I-XVIII also.

III. OPTIONAL SUBJECTS.

1. English. (a) Shakspeare's "Coriolanus *"; (b) Physical Political, and Commercial Geography, with the filling up of an Outline Map of England and Wales, Ireland, France, India, or Spain and Portugal; (c) The Outlines of English History, with special questions on the period 1660-1688.

No Candidate will pass in English who does not satisfy the Examiners in two of the three divisions (a), (b), (c). 2. Latin. Passages will be given from Cæsar (Bell. Gall. I, II)* and from Virgil (Aen. I) for translation into English, with grammatical and general questions. Candidates may take either of the two authors, or both.

An easy passage from some other Latin author for translation into English.

translation into Latin.

A passage of English for

3. Greek. Passages will be given from Xenophon (Anabasis, Book III) and from Homer (Iliad I)* for translation into English, with grammatical and general questions. Candidates may take either of the two authors, or both.

An easy passage from some other Greek author for translation into English.

4. French. A passage will be given from Lacombe's "Petite Histoire du Peuple Françaist" for translation into English, with grammatical and general questions. A passage from a French Newspaper for translation into English. English sentences for translation into French.

* See note, page ix. + Published by Messrs. Hachette, 18 King William Street, Charing Cross.

5. German. A passage will be given from Schiller's "Belagerung von Antwerpen*" for translation into English, with grammatical and general questions. A passage from a German Newspaper for translation into English. English sentences for translation into German.

6. Mathematics. No Candidate will pass in this subject who does not shew a fair knowledge of Euclid, Books I and II, and of Algebra to Simple Equations inclusive.

Questions will also be set in Euclid, Books III, IV, VI, in Quadratic Equations, Progressions, and Proportion, Plane Trigonometry not beyond the Solution of Triangles, the use of Logarithms, and Mensuration.

The answers should be illustrated by diagrams, where these can be introduced.

7. Mechanics and Mechanism. The Questions will be of an elementary character, extending, in Statics, to the Composition and Resolution of Forces, the determination of the Centre of Gravity in simple cases, and the Mechanical Powers; in Dynamics, to Impact and Collision, the Motion of Falling Bodies, and Attwood's Machine; in Hydrostatics, to the Pressure of Fluids, and the ordinary Hydrostatical and Pneumatical Instruments.

The answers should be illustrated by diagrams, where these can be introduced.

8. Chemistry. Questions will be set on the elementary facts of Chemistry. Substances will be given to be tested, each containing not more than one acid and one base. Candidates will not be able to pass in this Subject on the Questions alone. IV. Candidates may also offer themselves for examination in 1. a. Drawing from the Flat.

b. Drawing from the Solid, with light and shade.

2. Music. Questions will be set on Notation, Intervals, Scales, Time, and Rhythm, Signs and Marks of Expression, the Common Chord and its inversions, the Dominant Seventh and its inversions. A short and simple figured bass may be given to be harmonized in accordance with elementary rules. The names of the successful Candidates will be published, arranged in three Divisions; those in the First and Second Divisions will be placed in order of merit; those in the Third Division alphabetically.

Certificates will also be issued to the successful Candidates, specifying the subjects in which they satisfied the Examiners, and the Division in which their names are placed.

* See note, page ix.

EXAMINATION OF SENIOR CANDIDATES.

(For the Title of Associate in Arts.)

Any person of either sex born on or after April 30, 1862, may be received as a Candidate. No one born before that day can be received.

I. PRELIMINARY SUBJECTS.

Every Candidate will be required to satisfy the Examiners in 1. A paper on Goldsmith's "Deserted Village*" Candidates will be expected to write passages of the poem from memory, and questions will be set testing power of interpretation, and knowledge of English Grammar (including Analysis of sentences not necessarily taken from the poem).

2. A short English Composition.

3. Arithmetic.

N.B. The quality of the handwriting and the spelling will be taken into account.

Every Candidate will be required to satisfy the Examiners either in the "Rudiments of Faith and Religion" and one of the Sections marked B, C, D; or in two of the Sections marked A, B, C, D. No Candidate will be examined in more than four of the six Sections, A, B, C, D, E, F.

II. THE RUDIMENTS OF FAITH AND RELIGION. Questions will be set in

1. The Second Book of Samuel, the Gospel according to St. Mark, and the Acts of the Apostles;

2. The Catechism, the Morning and Evening Services, and the Litany; and the outlines of the History of the Book of Common Prayer.

Some of the questions will relate to the Greek text of the Gospel according to St. Mark.

No Candidate will pass in the "Rudiments of Faith and Religion" who does not satisfy the Examiners in each of the two portions of the Section.

All Candidates must be examined in the "Rudiments of Faith and Religion," unless their Parents or Guardians object on conscientious grounds (conscientiae causa): and must shew at least some knowledge of each portion, even if they fail to shew so much as will satisfy the Examiners; otherwise they cannot obtain Certificates, whatever may be the value of their work in other subjects.

Candidates on whose behalf the Section is declined may pass in Holy Scripture only, by shewing a satisfactory knowledge of the first portion of the Section, and may count it as one of their two

* See note, page ix.

required subjects. But in that case they must also shew sufficient knowledge of the Book of Joshua and Judges I—XVIII.

III. OPTIONAL SUBJECTS.

SECTION A.-ENGLISH.

This will include questions in

1. English History from the Accession of James I to the Death of Charles I, and the outlines of the History of English Literature during the same period, together with the general outlines of English History.

2. Shakspeare's "Coriolanus," and Bacon's "History of the Reign of King Henry VII †.”

3. The elements of Political Economy; and the outlines of English Law, so far as regards the Law affecting Persons.

4. Physical, Political, and Commercial Geography, with the filling up of an Outline Map of England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, India, France, Spain and Portugal, or Africa.

No Candidate will pass in this Section who does not shew a fair knowledge of two of these four classes of subjects. No Candidate will be examined in more than three of them, or be allowed to offer 3 and 4 together.

SECTION B.-LANGUAGES.

1. Latin. 2. Greek. 3. French. 4. German. 5. Italian. No Candidate will pass in this Section who does not shew a fair knowledge of one of these languages. No Candidate will be examined in more than four of them. French and Italian may not be taken together.

Candidates who offer Latin will be examined in Livy (Book XXI) and in Virgil (Aen. XII), and those who offer Greek in Plato (Apologia and Crito) and in Sophocles (Electra)*.

Opportunity will be given for shewing advanced scholarship in each of the five languages by composition, translation of unprepared passages, and knowledge of grammar.

SECTION C.-MATHEMATICS.

Pure Mathematics to Algebraical Geometry inclusive, Mechanics (including Mechanism), and Hydrostatics. No Candidate will pass in this Section who does not shew a fair knowledge of Four Books of Euclid, and of Algebra to the end of Quadratic Equations.

The answers should be illustrated by diagrams, where these can be introduced.

SECTION D.-PHYSICS.

1. Electricity, Magnetism, Light, and Heat.

* See note page ix.

An edition is published at the Pitt Press, Cambridge.

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2. Chemistry. Questions will be set on the facts and general principles of Chemical Science. There will be a practical examination in the elements of Analysis. Candidates will not be able to pass in this Subject on the Questions alone.

3. Vegetable Physiology.

4. Animal Physiology.

5. Geology and Mineralogy.

No Candidate will pass in this Section who does not shew a fair knowledge of one of these five classes of subjects. No Candidate may offer more than three of them. Those who offer more than two must take Chemistry as one of their subjects. In all cases a practical acquaintance with the subject-matter will be indispensable. The answers should be illustrated by diagrams and drawings, where these can be introduced.

SECTION E.-DRAWING.

1. Drawing from the solid, with light and shade.

2. Drawing in perspective.

3. Drawing in colour from a natural object.

4. Drawing from memory.

No Candidate will pass in this Section who does not satisfy the Examiners in Drawing from the Solid.

SECTION F.-MUSIC.

In addition to a thorough knowledge of the subjects prescribed for Junior Candidates, the Seniors must shew an acquaintance with the chords of the Added Ninth and Minor Ninth and their inversions, and must be able to harmonize a figured bass introducing these chords. They may be called upon to add three parts to a given melody. A few questions may be set in Musical History.

Separate lists of those who distinguish themselves will be published for each of the sections A, B, C, D, E, F, arranged in two Divisions. The names in each First Division will be placed in order of merit; those in each Second Division alphabetically.

The names of all the successful Candidates will also be published in one list, arranged in three Divisions, the First and Second Divisions in order of merit, the Third alphabetically.

Certificates, signed by the Vice-Chancellor, will also be issued to the successful Candidates, conferring the title of Associate in Arts, and specifying the subjects in which they satisfied the Examiners, and the Division or Divisions in which their names are placed.

Those Candidates who shew sufficient merit in translations from Latin and Greek authors, in Grammar, in Latin Prose Composition, and in Mathematics, to be excused from Responsions, may receive a Certificate from the Delegates to that effect.

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