The Catalogue of Brown University

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Page 42 - Advanced Algebra Permutations and combinations, limited to simple cases Complex numbers, with graphical representation of sums and differences Determinants, chiefly of the second, third, and fourth orders, including the use of minors and the solution of linear equations Numerical equations of higher degree, and so much of the theory of equations, with graphical methods, as is necessary for their treatment, including...
Page 39 - Browning: Cavalier Tunes, The Lost Leader, How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix, Home Thoughts from Abroad, Home Thoughts from the Sea, Incident of the French Camp, Herve Riel, Pheidippides, My Last Duchess, Up at a Villa— Down in the City, The Italian in England, The Patriot, The Pied Piper, "De Gustibus"—, Instans Tyrannus.
Page 42 - ... 3. Grammar and Composition. The examinations in grammar and composition will demand thorough knowledge of all regular inflections, all common irregular forms, and the ordinary syntax and vocabulary of the prose authors read in school, with ability to use this knowledge in writing simple Latin prose.
Page 45 - Drill upon the rudiments of grammar, that is, upon the inflection of the articles, of such nouns as belong to the language of every-day life, of adjectives, pronouns, weak verbs and the more usual strong verbs; also upon the use of the more common prepositions, the simpler uses of the modal auxiliaries, and the elementary rules of syntax and word -order.
Page 33 - A unit represents a year's study in any subject in a secondary school, constituting approximately a quarter of a full year's work.
Page 41 - The usual theorems and constructions of good textbooks, including the general properties of plane rectilinear figures; the circle and the measurement of angles; similar polygons; areas; regular polygons, and the measurement of the circle. The solution of numerous original exercises.
Page 42 - I-VI. 2. The amount of reading specified above shall be selected by the schools from the following authors and works : Caesar (Gallic War and Civil War) and Nepos (Lives) ; Cicero (orations, letters, and De Senectute) and Sallust (Catiline and Jugurthine War); Vergil (Bucolics, Georgics, and Aeneid) and Ovid (Metamorphoses, Fasti, and Tristia).
Page 46 - Aim of the Instruction At the end of the intermediate course the pupil should be able to read at sight German prose of ordinary difficulty, whether recent or classical, to put into German a connected passage of simple English, paraphrased from a given text in German; to answer any grammatical questions relating to usual forms and essential principles of the language, including syntax and word-formation...
Page 37 - The Old Testament, comprising at least the chief narrative episodes in Genesis, Exodus, Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, and Daniel, together with the books of Ruth and Esther; the Odyssey...
Page 39 - Autobiography and selections from Lay Sermons, including the addresses on Improving Natural Knowledge...

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