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HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE.-Part II.

Professor Elkington.

Answer fully and clearly TEN, and only Ten, of the

following questions.

1. Give some account of David the First of Scotland.

2. Explain the nature of Henry the Second's dealings

with the tribal chiefs of Ireland.

3. What circumstances were peculiar to the Refor

mation in Scotland ?

4. Why was William the Third generally unpopular

in England ?

5. Explain the political importance of the Sacheverel

case.

6. To what period, and for what reasons, would you

refer the beginning of the profession of letters

in England ? 7. Shew the political importance of the contest with

John Wilkes.

8. Trace the history of events in Ireland from the

accession of George the Third to the year 1782. 9. In what material provisions did the India Bill of

Mr. Fox differ from that of Mr. Pitt?

10. Describe the course of the commercial expansion

of Great Britain in the eighteenth century.

11. What were the ordinary qualifications of electors

in shires and boroughs respectively, in England, before the Reform Act of 1832? What changes as to electoral qualification did that measure

introduce ? 12. To what constitutional questions did the marriage

of Her Majesty the Queen give rise ? 13. Give the history of “army purchase.”

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POLITICAL ECONOMY.

Professor Elkington. Answer fully and clearly TEN, and only Ten, of the

following questions. 1. Give a classification of human wants, and explain

the cause of their diversity. 2. What inquiries does Political Economy pursue

? What practical issues ought to stimulate economic investigation at the present time? What

is meant by an economic law ? 3. Shew that the problem of poverty is economically

an urgent one. 4. How may the efficiency of natural agents be

increased ? 5. What is invention? How is it distinguished from

(a) discovery, and (6) improvement? What are the conditions most conducive to the increase of inventions ?

6. What are the secondary industrial aids ?

7. Can capital be considered one of the primary agents

of production ? Justify your answer.

8. Discuss the causes affecting the efficiency of labour.

9. What portion of the product of industry falls to

the labourer ? What becomes of the other portions ?

10. Why is the rate of interest higher in Australia

than in Great Britain ?

11. How do you account for the tendency of profits

to fall as a nation advances ? How may the

tendency be counteracted ? 12. Adam Smith mentions the “policy of Europe" as

a cause of inequality in the remuneration of labour and of capital. To what does he refer?

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13. Shew that “all socialism involves slavery."

FUNDAMENTAL LAWS OF EXPRESSION AND INTERPRETATION OF SPECIFIED WORKS.

FIRST YEAR.

Professor Marshall-Hall. 1. Carefully phrase, point, and add expression marks

to the subjects of all the two-part Inventions of Bach.

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2. Phrase and add expression marks to bars 1-16 of

Beethoven's Op. 2 No. 1 second movement (Sonata No. 1 F. minor).

3. Phrase and add expression marks to the different

figures of Op. 14 No. 2 of Beethoven as far as the double bar of the first movement (Sonata No. 10).

4. Discuss the rendering of all the different phrases of

the first movement of Sonata No. 10, indicating as nearly as possible the spirit and emotional significance of each.

HARMONY.

FIRST YEAR.

Professor Marshall-Hall.

1. Resolve the following Chords to their respective

Tonics :

(a) (6) (c) (d)

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3. Add three parts below the following Melodies,

making free use of passing notes and Secondary Sevenths :

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