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Page xxii - ... senate-house, preceded by a master of arts, who on this occasion is styled the father of the college to which he belongs.
Page 26 - After having taken an actual survey of almost every thing curious in the kingdom on such subjects, he contrived a mode of exhibiting the operations and processes that are in use in nearly all of them. Having provided himself with a number of brass wheels of all...
Page 201 - JOHN ADDENBROOKE, MD formerly Fellow of Catharine Hall, in the year 1719, left about 4000. to erect and maintain a small Physical Hospital ; but the money being insufficient for the support of it, an Act of Parliament was obtained to make it a general Hospital. It was opened at Michaelmas 1766, and the number of patients annually cured and relieved is upon an average 1000.
Page 46 - June, with some Latin verse written upon it; and he is at the same time to send a paper sealed up, with the same Latin verse on the outside, which paper shall inclose another paper, folded up, with the Candidate's name written within. The papers, containing the names of those Candidates who shall not succeed, are destroyed unopened ; by which secresy, the modesty of those, who might otherwise fear a repulse, is effectually consulted.
Page 27 - In the course of his lectures he explains the natural history of minerals, the theory and practice of mining, and of smelting metallic ores of bringing them to nature of converting, purifying, compounding, and separating the metals : and the numerous and various manufactures which depend upon them, as well as the arts which are more remotely connected with them, such as etching and engraving. He exhibits the...
Page xii - WHOSOEVER HATH ONE ENGLISH PARENT, ALTHOUGH HE BE BORN IN ANOTHER COUNTRY, SHALL BE ESTEEMED AS IF BORN IN THAT COUNTY TO WHICH HIS ENGLISH PARENT BELONGED. BUT IF BOTH PARENTS WERE ENGLISH, HE SHALL BE RECKONED OF THAT COUNTY TO WHICH HIS FATHER BELONGED.
Page 32 - THIS Professorship is in the appointment of the Lord High Chancellor, the Lord President of the Privy Council, the Lord Privy Seal, the Lord High Treasurer, and the Lord Steward of the King's Household. Founded by THOMAS LOWNDES, Esq. 1749. Salary, an estate about 300. per annum. 1750 tRoger Long, DD Pemb.
Page 26 - Machine on a small scale; and he explains at the same time the chemical and philosophical principles, on which the various processes of the Arts exhibited, depend. In the course of his lectures he explains the...
Page xxxvi - ... shew that they are attracted towards the sun by forces reciprocally proportional to the squares of their several distances from it. 11. Prove that in the course of the year the sun is as long above the horizon of any place as he is below it. 12. Determine the limits within which an eclipse...
Page vii - A. CHANCELLOR, who is the head of the whole University, and presides over all cases relative to that body. In him is placed the sole authority within the precincts, except in matters of mayhem and felony.

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