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(1) 'But that other clause of licencing books, which we thought had dy'd with his brother quadragesimal and matrimonial when the prelats expir’d, I shall now attend with such a Homily, as shall lay before ye....' (p. 34.)
Give what follows in the original, or the substance of it in your own words.
(c) "Sometimes 5 Imprimaturs are seen together dialoguewise in the Piatza of one Title page, complementing and ducking each to other with their shav'n reverences, whether the Author, who stands by in perplexity at the foot of his Epistle, shall to the Presse or to the spunge.' (p. 40.)
(d) 'But saith the Historian Socrates, the providence of God provided better then the industry of Apollinarius and his son, by taking away that illiterat law with the life of him who devis’d it.' (p. 42.)
(e) "The ghost of a linnen decency yet haunts us.' (p. 75.)
(f) “The villages also must have their visitors to enquire what lectures the bagpipe, and the rebbeck reads ev'n to the ballatry, and the gammuth of every municipal fidler, for these are the Countrymans Arcadia's and his Monte Mayors.' (p. 50.)
(8) 'In a word, that this your order may be exact, and not deficient, ye must reform it perfectly according to the model of Trent and Sevil, which I know ye abhorre to doe. (p. 53.)
(1) 'And to what an author this violence hath bin lately done, and in what book of greatest consequence to be faithfully publisht, I could now instance, but shall forbear till a more convenient season.' (p. 58.)
(i) “There be, who knows not that there be of Protestants and professors who live and dye in as arrant an implicit faith, as any lay Papist of Loretto.' (p. 63.)
(k) Nor is it for nothing that the grave and frugal Transilvanian sends out yearly from as farre as the mountanous borders of Russia, and beyond the Hercynian wildernes, not their youth but their stay'd men, to learn our language and our theologic arts.'
(p. 68.) (2) ‘But now, as our obdurat Clergy have with violence demean’d the matter, we are become hitherto the latest and backwardest Schollers, of whom God offer'd to have made us the teachers.' (p. 68.)
(m) 'And who shall then stick closest to ye, and excite others ? not he who takes up armes for cote and conduct, and his four nobles of Danegelt. Although I dispraise not the de
fence of just immunities, yet love my peace better, if that were all.' (p. 73.)
6. Who were, and what mention is made of in this speech, Dion Prusæus, Lord Brook, Lullius, Carneades, Micaiah, Porphyrius, Archilochus? (pp. 33, 73, 41, 37, 75, 38, 36.)
7. In what sense do these rds occur : ventrous—ca us -grammercy-ding--pittance---muing --unbreath'd-inquisiturient-journey-work-museless? (pp. 57, 48, 51, 57, 51, 72, 45, 41, 54, 36.) What is a palmer? what a Sorbonist? (p. 47.)
LOCKE'S CONDUCT OF THE UNDERSTANDING.
What is the scope of this work? What relation does it bear to the Essay ?
Does Locke attach any different meaning to the terms Reason' and 'Understanding? Does Coleridge ?
3. Locke speaks of ‘Ideas' which are generated by our senses and appetites, and of .moral and more abstract Ideas' which do not offer themselves to the senses. Explain clearly the difference of meaning in the term 'Idea,' thus used, and as used by (1) Plato, (2) Stuart Mill.
4. What does Locke mean by ‘Indifferency'?
5. What are Locke's 'Intermediate Principles'? Mention any similar conception in any ancient system of Ethics.
6. Give Locke's definition of Theology.
7. Give a summary of Locke's reasoning to shew that much reading is not equivalent to much knowledge.
8. It will not perhaps be allowed, if I should set down substantial forms and intentional species as such that may justly be suspected to be of this kind of insignificant terms' (i.e. names which do not signify “real entities in Nature'). Explain clearly the words italicized.
9. How do distinction and division' differ? How did Plato
express the importance of this difference?
Mention any words or phrases used in this treatise which have become either obsolete or vulgar since Locke's time : also any which he seems to have coined himself, or used in a distinctly
ADDISON'S CRITICISM ON MILTON'S 'PARADISE LOST.'
[SEE ARBER'S ENGLISH REPRINTS.] How was Addison's judgment respecting Milton likely to be affected by his age and circumstances ? What marks of such influence are to be seen in his Criticism ?
What objections does Addison take to Milton's language 3. “The Action (of an Epic Poem) should have three qualifications in it. First, it should be but one Action: secondly, it should be an entire Action : and thirdly, it should be a great Action” (p. 15). Apply this canon to the Iliad, to the Æneid and to Paradise Lost.
4. Explain Addison's commendation of Milton's plan in Paradise Lost as “greater” than that of the Iliad or the Æneid.
5. “ Milton seems to have known, perfectly well, wherein his strength lay, and has therefore chosen a subject entirely conformable to those talents, of which he was master” (67). Discuss this point.
6. What seems to you to distinguish Milton's rhythm from that of other writers, English or Foreign ? Quote the passages which you depend upon.
Scan the first line of Paradise Lost. 7.
On the other side Satan alarmed,
Sat Horrour plumed. (p. 79.)
8. Contrast Milton's and Ovid's description of a universal deluge. (143)
9. “The Mythology of Milton is Greek, not Christian." Discuss this.
What words occur in Paradise Lost with a pronunciation different to that of the present day? And notice any words which Addison has used in a sense now obsolete.
GOLDSMITH'S DESERTED VILLAGE.
[FOR JUNIOR STUDENTS.]
Parse all the words in the following sentence :
istinguish the subject and predicate in the following sen-
at place is this poem supposed to describe? Where is
ind what is a tornado? Describe the “ torrid tracts" to
e emigrants went, as nearly in Goldsmith's words as you i
5. iphrase and clearly explain the meaning of the following ences : (a) some tall cliff that lifts its awful form,
Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm,
Eternal sunshine settles on its head. (189.)
And desolation saddens all thy green :
And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain. (37.)
But all the blooming flush of life is fled. (125.) 6. In the three sentences in the last question, point out the words which are derived from Latin or French, giving the Latin or French words corresponding to them. Which word is derived from the Greek? Whence are the rest of the words ?
7. Give the Latin and French words corresponding to the following : hour, humble, flame, pursue, tempt, flower, school, pity, please.
8. Give the past tense (first person), and the past participles of the verbs: to take, to give, to feel, to die, to try, to sink, to rise, to let, to chide.
9. What is meant by nut-brown draughts (221)—by grey-beard mirth (222)—and by the hollow-sounding bittern (44) ?
10. Explain clearly the meaning of the following words: sedges, masquerade, brocade, tumultuous, convex, mistrustless, reprieve, devastation, to guage. (42; 259; 315; 321; 342; 27; 238; 395; 210.)
Enumerate some of the charms for which the village of Auburn was once distinguished.
How does Goldsmith distinguish between a “splendid” and a "happy" land?
TENNYSON'S IDYLLS OF THE KING.
Enumerate some of Tennyson's principal poems, and, in particular, all those that relate to the “Arthur” legends. For what characteristics is Tennyson's poetry most remarkable ?
Give some account of the “Arthur” legends, and state whence they had their origin and development. Give some account of the earliest printed edition of the “Morte d'Arthur.”
3. Contrast the characters of Enid, Vivien, Elaine, and Guinevere, as depicted by Tennyson. Briefly narrate the story of Elaine.
4. Explain clearly and fully the meaning of the following passages : (a) He spoke, and one among his gentlewomen
Display'd a splendid silk of foreign loom,
Strike where it clung : so thickly shone the gems.
-[Hej often o'er the sun's bright eye
The world to peace again : here was the man.
And, learning this, the bridegroom will relent.
Too late! too late ! ye cannot enter now. 5. Give an account of the sources whence the English language is derived. How was it affected by the Norman Conquest ? Does the grammar follow the Anglo-Saxon or the French syntax ? Give instances of words derived from French or Latin in the passages quoted in the last question.