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BOARD OF EXAMINERS.

Dean.

A. K. Isbister, M.A., LL.B.

Moderators.

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF EDUCATION-J. G. Fitch, M.A., H.M. Inspector of Schools. CLASSICS-Rev. H. Montagu Butler, D.D., Head Master of Harrow.

MATHEMATICS AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY-Rev. J. M. Wilson, M.A., F.G.S., Head Master of Clifton College.

ENGLISH SUBJECTS-Rev. E. A. Abbott, D.D., Head Master of the City of London Sch. MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES-Max Müller, M.A., Professor of Comparative Philology in the University of Oxford.

SCIENCE Professor Williamson, F.R.S., University College, London.

ART-Sir Henry Cole, K.C.B., Science and Art Department, South Kensington.

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF
EDUCATION

CLASSICS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND
LITERATURE...........

FRENCH.......

GERMAN

ITALIAN

SPANISH

HEBREW

EXAMINERS.

Oscar Browning, M.A., King's College, Cambridge.
Rev. Canon Daniel, M.A., Principal of St. John's
Training College, Battersea.

Prof. J. M. D. Meiklejohn, M.A., Univ. of St. Andrews.
Prof. G. Croom-Robertson, M.A., University Coll., Lond.
James Sully, M.A., Examiner in Logic and Psychology
in the University of London.

Rev. R. H. A. Bradley, M.A., Merton College, Oxford.
Rev. A. J. Church, M.A., University College, London.
Rev. S. F. Hiron, LL.D., D.C.L., Trin. Coll., Dublin.
Rev. G. A. Jacob, D.D., Worcester College, Oxford.
Rev. R. Lee, M.A., Jesus College, Cambridge.

S. Lee, M.A., Christ's College, Cambridge.

F. Storr, M.A., Trinity College, Cambridge.
G. C. Warr, M.A., Trinity College, Cambridge.

E. Adams, Esq., F.C.P.

Rev. J. Angus, D.D., late Examiner in English Language
and Literature in the University of London.
Rev. W. H. Brown, M.A., late Fellow Caius Coll., Camb.
C. P. Mason, B.A., Fellow of Univ. Coll., London.
Rev. R. Morris, LL.D., King's Coll., London.

E. E. Pinches, B.A. Lond., Barrister-at-Law.

R. F. Weymouth, D.Lit. Lond., Mill Hill School.

S. Barlet, B.Sc., Mercers' School.

Prof. C. Cassal, LL.D., Examiner in French, Lond. Univ.
J. A. Leriche, B.A., City of London School.

J. F. P. Massé, Westminster School.

L. Stièvenard, F.C.P., King's College, London.

Professor Buchheim, Ph.D., Examiner Lond. Univ.
F. Lange, Ph.D., Royal Military Academy, Woolwich.
Professor Schaible, Ph.D., Royal Mil. Acad., Woolwich.
(Signor Coscia, Queen's College, London.

Signor Volpe, Eton College.

Don V. Carrias, King's College, London.

AND ORIENTAL

LANGUAGES

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Rev. H. Adler, Ph.D., Jews' College, London.

[For remainder, see page 3 of cover.

COLLEGE OF PRECEPTORS.

(Incorporated by Royal Charter.)

PROFESSIONAL PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION.-MARCH, 1882.

TUESDAY, March 7th-Morning, 9.30 to 11.

ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND LITERATURE.

Examiner-Rev. R. MORRIS, LL.D.

1. Analyse the following passage, and parse the italicised words:

"Hadst thou groan'd for him

As I have done, thou wouldst be more pitiful,

But now I know thy mind."

2. Write down the past tense and passive participle of the following verbs, and explain any noteworthy irregularity in their formation :-heave, cleave, can, seethe, shall, go, feed, rive, set, sit, hew, swing, dig.

3. Give instances of reduplicated verbs in English, in present and former use. What particular verb of this class has entered into the formation of the past tense of verbs?

4. Illustrate, by examples, the meaning and use of the following prefixes and suffixes, and state from what sources they are derived :—(i.) a-, gain-, dis-, sur-, dia-; (ii.) -less, -ship, -long, -ment, -et, -ple, -isk.

5. Explain fully the formation of the following forms :-rather, next, other, most, former, either, first, himself, ourselves, naught, such. 6. Explain or correct the following passages, giving your reasons in each instance :-(i.) "Woe is me! Methinks the story's true." (ii.) "Everything is left in six and seven.' (iii.) "Little joy have I to breathe this news." (iv.)" Read o'er this paper while the glass doth come. (v.) "I will be killed, and nobody shall save (vi.) "With much ado at length we've gotten leave." (vii.) "The council have chosen their president." (viii.) "Each shall have their turn." (ix.) "Tell me whom he is." (x.) "To speak plain he utter'd a falsehood." (xi.) "Neither John or James were there."

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7. State what you know of the literary life of Addison.

8. What was the state of literary activity during the reign of Queen Anne ?

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