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6. Deal fully with the history of I.-E. s, ns, è in Greek

and Latin.

7. Shew the difficulties in the way of discovering the

original shape and meaning of stem-forming suffixes.

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8. Decline *ekuā and *bhrūs, adding the corresponding

Greek and Latin declension, and comment on any variations.

9. Shew how the moods were formed in I.-E., and

state what traces of the optative are to be found in Latin.

ENGLISH-PART I.

Professor Morris.

1. Make a table of the Teutonic languages.

2. Explain and illustrate the difference between a

synthetical and an analytical language. 3. Trace the origin of the following words :

Alchemy, alligator, bantam, battledore, cipher,

folio, orange, précis, tea, volcano. 4. What special qualities do you note in Landor's 5. What do you know about Godiva, Roger Ascham,

prose ?

Filippo Lippi ?

-6. Explain and comment on(a) Achilles. Wife of Menelaus ! My mother is

reported to have left about me only one place

vulnerable: I have at last found where it is. (6) I, sitting in idleness on a cliff of Rhodes, eyed

the sun as he swang his golden censer athwart the heavens, or his image as it overstrode the

sea.

(d)

(C) The star of Berenice shone above him!

And now a loud deep sob Swell’d thro' the darken'd chamber; 'twas not

hers.

7. Comment freely on the following :

“ England is the home of As You Like It, with all its visions of the Forest of Arden and heavenly Rosalind.”

8. Explain the following-
(a) The duke is humorous.
(6) I am ambitious for a motley coat.

Helen's cheek, but not her heart,

Cleopatra's majesty,
Atalanta's better part,

Sad Lucretia’s modesty.
(d) When earthly things made even

Atone together.

(c)

9. Comment fully on the following stanza :

He feels from Juda's land
The dreaded Infant's hand,

The rays of Bethlehem blind his dusky eyn;
Nor all the gods beside
Longer dare abide,

Not Typhon huge ending in snaky twine:
Our Babe to show his Godhead true,
Can in his swaddling bands control the damned

crew.

10. Write a full note on each of the following words :

Buxom, diapason, equipage, phylacteries, sock, virtuous.

11. Give the substance of

(a) Arbuthnot's comments on the Partition Treaty. (6) Macaulay's account of Peterborough's nature.

12. Explain the meaning of the following:

Diplomatist, Jacobite, Kit Cat Club, Wooden Spoon.

ENGLISH.-PART II.

Professor Morris.

1. Write an Essay on “The Essay in English

Literature.”

2. Write a full note on each of the following

passages :
(a) Scarce other than my king's ideal knight.
(6) Like sparkles in the stone Avanturine.
(c) Before the useful trouble of the rain.
(d) Thou art the highest, and most human too.
(e)

I
pass

but shall not die.

3. Explain fully what is meant by “Paracelsus

attains.”

4. Why did Browning introduce the character of

Lady Carlisle ?

5. (a) Quote from Paracelsus the lines about the bird,

the two points in the adventure of the diver,

and about “ Michal's face." (6) Explain—

Well, well; 'tis not my world!
Morn must be near.
I have tried each way singly: now for both.

6. Write a short life of William Hazlitt.

7. Briefly describe the prose style of Milton, of

Addison, and of Lamb.

8. Comment on the following words : — Apologue,

chimera, collyrium, euphuistic, kennel, runes, sensibility, succedaneum, spunging house, usquebaugh.

9. Write an explanatory note on six of the following

passages, and name the author of each of the

six :

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(a) It was excellently said of Plutarch, poetry was

a speaking picture, and picture a mute poesy. (6) Shipwrights and boatmakers will choose those

crooked pieces of timber which other carpenters

refuse. (c) If heraldry were guided by reason, a plough

in a field arable would be the most noble and

ancient arms. (d) Consider whereabouts thou art in Cebes' table

or that old philosophical pinax of the life of

man.

(e) Human life is at the greatest and best but like

a froward child. (f) He looked extremely thin in a dearth of news,

and never enjoyed himself in a westerly wind. (9) Secretly kissing his hand to some great fish

his Dagon. (h) Under this eminent man, whom in Greek I

cognominated Cyclops diphrelates.
() To sit down with all the premeditation of

Master Stephen, able to enjoy much of what
somebody calls the “ecstasy of woe.”

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