Scholae Academicae; Some Account Of The Studies At The English Universities In The Eighteenth Century by Christopher WordsworthScholae Academicae; Some Account Of The Studies At The English Universities In The Eighteenth Century by Christopher Wordsworth

Scholae Academicae; Some Account Of The Studies At The English Universities In The Eighteenth…

byChristopher Wordsworth

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ... degree of M.A. at Oxford as well as for that of B.A This regulation induced men to forego their second degree, or to seek it at Cambridge, so that the decree fell into neglect and desuetude. 'But Daniel Wilson came under its operation whilst it was in vigorous action, and we are thus enabled from his second 1 It was famous for the expulsion of University Religion in the l&th Cent.). six 'pious students' in 1768, (a trans-Few of the larger societies could have action more proper to the records of found so many to expel. examination to supply what was lacking in the details of the first. 'He writes to his friend Cawood and makes very light of it. "You seem," he says, "to make a great deal more of the examination I have just passed than it deserves. I can scarcely help smiling at what you say, and at the anxiety you feel. I only gave three days for direct preparation, and you need not give one. But since omne ignotum pro magnifico, I will tell you what really took place." He then goes on to say that he was examined with his friend Wheeler and a Christ Church man. The books he took up in Greek were Thucydides and Herodotus. But in Latin he made no selection; he took up all: omnes optimae aetatis auctores--omnes aureos auctores--are the expressions he employs. His friend Wheeler followed his example in the Latin, and took up Sophocles and Longinus in the Greek. In Hebrew Daniel Wilson stood alone. 'A book was first put into his hand called the Gentleman's Religion, and he turned a page of it into Latin. The Greek Testament followed. He read part of St Mark xiii, and answered questions about the Temple erected in the time of Vespasian and the prophecies concerning it in the Old and New Testament. Livy was then opened and a page...
Title:Scholae Academicae; Some Account Of The Studies At The English Universities In The Eighteenth…Format:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:July 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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