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Page 25 - The form of examination will usually be the writing of a paragraph or two on each of several topics to be chosen by the candidate from a considerable number perhaps ten or fifteen set before him in the examination paper. The treatment of these topics Is designed to test the candidate's power of clear and accurate expression, and will call for only a general knowledge of the substance of the books. In...
Page 25 - A certain number of books will be set for reading. The candidate will be required to present evidence of a general knowledge of the subject-matter, and to answer simple questions on the lives of the authors. The form of examination will usually be the writing of a paragraph or two on each of several topics, to be chosen by the candidate from a considerable number perhaps ten or fifteen set before him in the examination paper.
Page 117 - The course of study extends over four years and leads to the degree of Bachelor of Arts. The studies are divided into required and elective, as stated below. With each advance in grade a greater freedom of election is permitted, but the choice of the student is subject to the approval of the faculty. Every student is...
Page 114 - Merchant of Venice and Julius Caesar ; the Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator; Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield; Coleridge's Ancient Mariner ; Scott's Ivanhoe ; Carlyle's Essay on Burns ; Tennyson's Princess ; Lowell's Vision of Sir Launfal ; George Eliot's Silas Marner.
Page 11 - Louisiana, for the promotion and encouragement of intellectual, moral, and industrial education among the white young persons in the city of New Orleans. State of Louisiana, and for the advancement of learning and letters, the arts and sciences therein, my intention being that the benefits shall be applied and expended in the city of New Orleans.
Page 9 - Louisiana," and the medical college of Louisiana, as at present organized, shall constitute the faculty of medicine. Art. 139. The legislature shall provide by law for its further organization and government, but shall be under no obligation to contribute to the establishment or support of said university by appropriations.
Page 14 - Louisiana, and believing also that I shall find in the board selected by the benevolent Paul Tulane the wisest and safest custodian of the fund I propose to give, I hereby donate to your Board the sum of $100,000, to be used in establishing the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, in the Tulane University of Louisiana, for the higher education of white girls and young women. I request that you will see that the tendency of the institution shall be in harmony with the fundamental principles of the...
Page 16 - Trustees to distribute the benefits of the fund upon any measure or proportion among the States, or to create any claim on the part of any State to any distributive share. Still less did I design to submit the Trustees, collectively or individually, to any responsibility to those intended to be benefited, or to any individual responsibility of any sort, for the management of the fund committed to them. I have entire confidence that they will discharge the Trust with wisdom, equity, and fidelity ;...
Page 27 - ... other pronouns and of possessive, demonstrative, and interrogative adjectives ; the inflection of nouns and adjectives for gender and number, except rare cases ; the uses of articles, and the partitive constructions.
Page 99 - Scott's Ivanhoe ; Carlyle's Essay on Burns ; Tennyson's The Princess; Lowell's The Vision of Sir Launfal; George Eliot's Silas Marner.

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