Memorials of Cambridge: A Series of Views of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Volume 2

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Page 219 - Twas such a shifter that, if truth were known, Death was half glad when he had got him down ; For he...
Page 148 - The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.' The frame of this little commonwealth standeth upon the union of seventeen colleges, or societies, devoted to the study of learning and knowledge, and for the better service of the Church and State. All these...
Page 83 - far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.
Page 154 - Graces as are to be propounded, to receive them when passed in both Houses, and to register them in the University records. To register also the seniority of such as proceed yearly in any of the arts and faculties, according to the schedules delivered unto him by the Proctors.
Page 107 - Downing, and afterwards to other relations in succession, and, in failure thereof, to build and found a College in this University, upon a plan to be approved by the two Archbishops and the Masters of St John's and Clare Hall.
Page 158 - FELLOW COMMONERS, who are generally the younger sons of the nobility, or young men of fortune, and have the privilege of dining at the Fellows' table, from whence the appellation possibly originated.
Page 153 - A PUBLIC ORATOR, who is the voice of the Senate upon all public occasions, writes, reads, and records the letters to and from the body of the Senate, and presents to all honorary degrees with an appropriate speech. This is esteemed one of the most honourable offices in the gift of the University.
Page 278 - Bowtell, late a bookbinder and stationer in Cambridge, by his will bearing date the 22d day of September 1813, bequeathed a legacy to the Hospital in the following words;—" I give and bequeath unto the President and Governors of Addenbrooke's Hospital, in the town of Cambridge, 7000.
Page 154 - University ceremonies and the forms of conducting public business. The UNIVERSITY MARSHAL is appointed by the Vice-Chancellor...
Page 153 - STEWARD, who has special power to take the trial of scholars impeached of felony within the ' limits of the University, and to hold and keep a leet according to the established charter and custom. He appoints a Deputy. A VICE-CHANCELLOR, who is elected annually on the 4th of November, by the Senate. His office, in the absence of the Chancellor, embraces the execution of the Chancellor's powers, and the government of the University according to her Statutes. He must, by an order of the Heads made...

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