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4. Determine the electro-chemical equivalent of

copper.

5. Find the value of Young's modulus for glass by

Kundt's dust figures.

6. Determine the Magnetic Dip by Barrow's circle.

ANCIENT HISTORY.

Professor Elkington.

PASS AND FIRST HONOUR PAPER.

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

following questions, 1. What, among Aryan races, were the principal

rules as to a man's choice of a wife? What was the effect of those rules?

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2. Exemplify and account for the difficulty of co

operation among clans.

3. By what means was the harmonious working of

the Roman Comitia and Senate practically ensured in matters of legislation?

4. Shew fully the significance of the reception given

by the Roman Senate to the request of the

Mamertine envoys. 5. What fundamental principles appear to have de

termined Hannibal's method of operations in Italy? Why was he led to adopt them?

6. Specify the results achieved by Tiberius Gracchus

in Spain (a) by his arms, and (6) by his policy. 7. What is meant by the fall of the Roman Republic ? What limit in time would

you assign to that event, and for what reasons ?

8. Sketch briefly the position of parties at Rome

after the return of Pompeius from the East. 9. What, if any, are the grounds for supposing

Cæsar to have been implicated in the Catiline conspiracy?

10. What is the true criterion of the military state ?

Did Cæsar conform to it?

11. Write a short biography of the Emperor Theodosius

the Great.

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12. “Grecian antiquity cannot be at all understood

except in connection with Grecian religion.” (GROTE, ch. 16.) Consider this proposition.

13. Trace the principal consequences, direct and in

direct, which are said to be due to the event known as the Return of the Herakleids.

14. What appear to be the principal steps in the

transition from the Confederacy of Delos to the Empire of Athens ?

15. Give some account of “the Seven Wise Men."

HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE.- Part I.

Professor Elkington,

PASS AND FIRST HONOUR PAPER.

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

following questions.

1. Trace as well as you can the steps of the descent

of Henry the Second from Egbert.

2. Consider briefly, Alfred as (a) a warrior, (6) a

statesman, (c) a man.

3. What is the meaning of the word Conqueror as

applied to William the First ? Consider his relations (a) with the Barons, and (b) with the Papacy.

4. What was the Saladin tithe? By whom and for

what purpose was it first exacted, and why is it important ?

5. Give some account of the Statute of Mortmain and

of the Statute Quia Emptores. What was the object of the legislation in each case, and how far, if at all, was the object accomplished ?

6. Trace the origin of the strife which was concluded.

by the Wars of the Roses.

7. Give some account of the legislation of Edward

the Third.

8. Shew how the continental danger to England

caused by the weakness of John was revived by the strength of Henry the Fifth.

9. Consider briefly the Reformation in so far as it

meant(a) The separation of the Church of England from

the Church of Rome. (6) The reform of abuses in the English Church. (c) The changes in doctrine which ultimately dis

tinguished the two Churches.

10. Give some account of the career of Sir Walter

Raleigh.

11. Consider the principal matters of difference between

James the First and his several Parliaments, and shew how they were eventually settled.

12. Trace briefly the history of the so-called Bishops'

Wars in the reign of Charles the First.

13. Shew that the party which executed Charles the

First was not identical with the party which originally made war upon him.

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14. Contrast the objects of the Corporation Act of

Charles the Second with those of the Test Act passed in the same reign.

15. What were the circumstances which led to the

issue of quo warranto writs by Charles the Second, and what was his object in issuing them ?

HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE.-PART II.

Professor Elkington.

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

following questions.

1. Demonstrate (a) the justice and (6) the necessity

of the Revolution of 1688.

2. Give the occasions upon which William the Third

exercised the Royal veto upon legislation, and the reasons assigned by him in each case. Why is the veto no longer resorted to ?

3. Discuss the circumstances of the attainder of Sir

John Fenwick, and the questions to which it

gave rise.

4. Give an analysis of the Whig party as it existed

in the earlier part of the 18th century. 5. Distinguish between Whig and Tory, and explain

the causes which led to the Tory reaction at the outset of the reign of George the Third.

6. What were the causes of the industrial revolution,

1760-85 ?

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