Oxford University Handbook

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Clarendon Press, 1885

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Page 220 - Notice will be given, from time to time, of the number of cadetships which will be allotted half-yearly to University candidates. In case there should be more candidates than vacancies, the required number will be selected by competition among the said candidates at the ensuing July or December examination...
Page 75 - This is awarded every year for the best composition in English Verse. There is no limitation as to the length of the composition, but the metre is usually required to be heroic couplets. The value of the prize is 21. Competitors must be Undergraduate members of the University who have not exceeded four years from their matriculation. (3) English Poem on a Sacred Subject. A prize for this is awarded once in every three years: there is no restriction as to metre, but the length of the composition...
Page 153 - Part I. MECHANICS, HYDROSTATICS, and PNEUMATICS. Part II. HEAT. Part III. ELECTRICITY and MAGNETISM. Part IV.
Page 5 - Crown 8vo. cloth, 7s. 6d. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism. By J. Clerk Maxwell, MA, FRS, Professor of Experimental Physics in the University of Cambridge.
Page 155 - POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. Under the head of Logic, Candidates are recommended to study the following subjects : — The nature and origin of knowledge ; The relation of language to thought ; The history of Logic in Greece to the time of Aristotle inclusive ; The theory of the Syllogism ; Scientific Method, including a comparison of the methods of different sciences, and the principles of historical evidence. Questions will be set in Trendelenburg's Elementa Logices Aristoteleae, and in Bacon's Novum...
Page 2 - It is open without respect of birth, age, or creed to all persons who satisfy the appointed officers that they are likely to derive educational advantage from its membership : and, subject only to necessary limitations of academical standing, any person who has been admitted as a member is eligible to compete for all its prizes and distinctions, save only that Degrees in Divinity are conf1ned to members of the Church of England.
Page 208 - First Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the best means of preventing the pollution of Rivers (River Thames).
Page 201 - Hon. MA Oxon. Crown 8vo., cloth, 12s. THE FIRST PRAYER-BOOK OF EDWARD VI., compared with the Successive Revisions of the Book of Common Prayer ; together with a Concordance and Index to the Rubrics in the several editions. By the same Author. Crown 8vo., cloth, 12s. DID QUEEN ELIZABETH TAKE " OTHER ORDER " in the "ADVERTISEMENTS
Page 222 - University passed in 1880, any College or Institution within the United Kingdom or in any part of the British Dominions, being a place of education in which the majority of the students are of the age of 17 at least, may on certain conditions be admitted to the privileges of an Affiliated College.

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