Matriculating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 39 pages
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Use in Literature MatriculatingOnce branded, once matriculated, spies and convicts, like deacons, have assumed an indelible character.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Scenes from a Courtesan's Life.Mr. Croker has made that darker which was already dark enough by confounding, as I have shewn, two John Taylors who both matriculated at Christ Church.ndash;James Boswell in The Life of Samuel Johnson, vol 1.Yet Whitefield did not matriculate till Nov.ndash;James Boswell in The Life of Samuel Johnson, vol 1.Her failure to matriculate was forgotten in the sense that she offered a most interesting case of breakdown from undue mental exertion.ndash;George Gissing in In the Year of Jubilee.I had undertaken to 'coach' a man for the London matriculation; he was in business, and the only time he could conveniently give to his studies was before breakfast.ndash;George Gissing in The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft.May Tomalin matriculated at London three years ago.ndash;George Gissing in Our Friend the Charlatan.Only that she would have to study very hard if she went in for the matriculation.ndash;George Gissing in In the Year of Jubilee.She had an engagement at a girls' school in this neighbourhood, and, though her health threatened another collapse, she talked of resuming study for the Matriculation of next year.ndash;George Gissing in In the Year of Jubilee.My good candidate, after some opposition, gave me a letter, written with difficulty, to carry with me; and, full of longing, I went to Dresden in the yellow coach, with my matriculation in my pocket.ndash;Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in Autobiography.About six months after his matriculation, he had the grief to hear that the Earl had been thrown from his horse in hunting, and received various severe injuries.ndash;G.P.R. James in The King's Highway.

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