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6. Give the perfects of pépw, čo0w, rivo, tundo, pello,
mordeo, lego, gaudeo, ferio, and state the present
indicative of conticui. 7. Explain the terms Substantive, Adjective, Tense, Person,
Reflexive, Relative, Transitive, Deponent. 8. Specify the declension, gender, and genitive case of
the nouns agmen animal caro corpus facinus supellex flos hospes mare tellus ver vires ; and the conjugation, perfect tense and supine of the verbs adimo cano crescc curro eo gaudeo jubeo loquor mitto nubo oblivis
cor parco quæro veho tundo pello. 9. Explain the form amatum iri. 10. Write out in full the present tense indicative of péw.
P A L E Y. N.B.-Candidates are required to satisfy the Examiner in each
portion of the paper.
EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY.
1. Give a sketch of Paley's refutation of Hume's position
that 110 amount of evidence can render a miracle
credible. 2. State the two principal propositions which Paley
advances in relation to the evidence of Christianity
as distinguished from other religious systems. 3. What is meant by the genuineness and authenticity
of a book respectively ? State the propositions which Paley advances with respect to the genuineness and
authenticity of the Canon of the New Testament. 4. Mention any points you can remember in which
Clement gives important evidence in favour of some
of the propositions in the last question. 5. Give a sketch of the rise of the Mahometan religion,
and mark clearly the points in which it differs from
the rise of Christianity. 6. Mention any arguments in favour of the truth of
Christianity derived from the fulfilment of prophecy.
NATURAL THEOLOGY. 1. Give a general sketch of Paley's argument in favour
of the existence of an intelligent Creator from the
marks of design observed in natural objects. 2. Illustrate the general argument by applying it to the
marks of design shown in the construction of the
human ear. 3. What does Paley mean by the argument being cumu
lative ? Illustrate the statement. 4. What arguments are afforded by the animal creation
in favour of the unity of the Creator? 5. The existence of beasts of prey has been sometimes
urged as an argument against the benevolence of the
Creator. Examine the force of the objection. 6. Discuss the advantages to rational creatures of being
in a state in which many things appear to come by chance.
VIII. HISTORICAL QUESTIONS (HERODOTUS). 1. Under what circumstances did Pisistratus obtain and
lose his power on the occasions of his several usurpa
tions ? 2. Give an account of Herodotus's discussion respecting
the causes of the overflow of the Nile. 3. What events do you remember connected with
Thyrea, Cadytis, Carthage, Sarnos, Phocaa,
Memphis? 4. What Median Kings are mentioned by Herodotus,
and what extensions of the Empire were due to each
of them? 5. The circumstances of the colonization of the West
Coast of Asia Minor, and the chief cities of each race. 6. What oracles are mentioned in these books, and what influence are they stated to have had upon
historical events ? 7. Describe the course of the following rivers : Halys,
Acer, Araxes. Mæander ; adding any notices of them occurring in Herodotus I.-III.
8. Give a brief account of Alyattes, Labynetus, Harpa
gus, Sesostris, Tomyris, Psammeticus, Smerdis, Polycrates, Zopyrus.
IX. HISTORICAL QUESTIONS (TACITUS). 1. What were the principal changes that took place
under the Empire in the (a) Consulship, (B) Prætor
ship, (y) Lex læsæ Majestatis? 2. Give a brief account of the revolt in Gaul under
Julius Sacrovir. 3. What do you know of Rhescuporis, Segestes, Cremu
tius Cordus, Sentius, Arminius, Cotys ? 4. What causes led to the withdrawal of Tiberius from
Rome? 5. What references occur in these books to the reign
and personal history of Augustus? 6. What circumstances are connected with Ara Ubio
rum, Colophon, Smyrna, Nola, Planasia, Gyarus?
Describe the geographical position of these places. 7. Examine the evidence as to complicity of Cn. Piso in
the death of Germanicus.
X. ENGLISH HISTORY. 1066—1189. 1. In what respects may the conquest of England by
the Normans be considered beneficial ? Describe briefly the causes that produced the various rebel
lions during the reign of William I. 2. How far did the claims that he advanced to the
Crown of England influence his administration of the
Government ? 3. Write a short sketch of the religious and political
motives that conspired to produce the First Crusade. 4. What was the nature and object of the “Domesday
Book”? What light does it throw on the history of
this period ? 5. Give an account (with dates) of the battles of Tenche
brai, " the Standard,” Alnwick ; of the Cunstitutions of Clarendon, and of the Assize of Northampton.
6. A brief life of Thomas à Becket, noting clearly the
points at issue between him and the King, and the
vacillating influence of the Pope on the quarrel. 7. A short description of the foreign dominions of
Henry II., the manner in which they came into his possession, and the effect they produced on his
Government. 8. Who were Stigand, Anselm, Hereward, Flambard,
Robert of Gloucester, Robert of Belesme, Edric the
Forester, William of Tyre? 9. The administration of justice under Henry I. and
Henry II. 10. A brief notice of the literature of this period.
EUCLID I.-IV. * The only symbols allowed are those signifying because, there
fore, equal to; the abbreviations AB2 and AB, CD are not permitted. Students are required to satisfy the Examiners in each Book. 1. Draw a straight line perpendicular to a given straight
line from a given point in the same. 2. Enunciate and prove Euclid I. 26. 3. The lines which join the extremities of equal and
parallel straight lines are themselves equal and
parallel. 4. Triangles on the same base and between the same parallels are equal.
The lines joining the middle points of the sides of a triangle with the opposite angular points meet in
one point. 5. On a given straight line describe a parallelogram
equal to a given triangle, and having an angle equal to a given angle.
ABC is a triangle, D any point in the side BC; find a point E in BA produced, so that the triangle
EBD shall be equal to the triangle ABC. 6. Divide a straight line into two parts, so that the
rectangle contained by the whole line and one part shall be equal to the square on the other part.
7. If a straight line be divided in two parts, then the · square on the whole line and one part are equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole line and
this part together with the square on the other part. 8. If a straight line passing through the centre of a
circle cut another straight line not passing through the centre at right angles it shall bisect it.
A circle is described about a triangle ABC, and from its centre o perpendiculars OD, OE, OF are drawn to the opposite sides ; shew that the triangle
DEF is equiangular to the triangle ABC. 9. Lines which are equally distant from the centre of a
circle are equal to one another. 10. If two straight lines be drawn, one touching and the
other cutting a circle, the rectangle under the segments of the cutting line is equal to the square on
the touching line. 11. Find a point equally distant from three given
How many solutions are there to this problem ? 12. Describe an equilateral and equiangular hexagon in
a given circle.
How would this problem be modified if for the words " in a given circle” were substituted “ upon a given straight line" ?
LOGIC (Pass). 1. Logic is said to be both an Art and a Science. In
what sense is this true ? 2. How would you distinguish Differentia, Property,
and Inseperable Accident? Shew how such distinctions would be differently explained by Realists and
Nominalists. 3. Explain Extension and Intension-Illicit Process
Modal Propositions — Cross Division-Dilemma
Petitio Principii. 4. Prove that two Particular Premisses are inadmissible
in a Syllogism, Is there any exception to this rule?