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Page 37 - The Young Men's Christian Association and the Young Women's Christian Association are flourishing and effective organizations.
Page 61 - Drill upon the rudiments of grammar, that is, upon the inflection of the articles, of such nouns as belong to the language of everyday 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 57 - 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.
Page 59 - 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
Page 59 - The Rape of the Lock. A collection of English and Scottish ballads, as, for example, some Robin Hood ballads, The Battle of Otterburn, King Estmere, Young Beichan, Bewick and Grahame, Sir Patrick Spens, and a selection from later ballads.
Page 23 - In order to promote the Cause of Christ," and the Constitution clearly sets forth the object of the institution in the following language: "The object of Berea College shall be to promote the aim set forth in the Preamble, primarily by contributing to the spiritual and material welfare of the mountain region of the South, affording to young people of character and promise a thorough Christian education, elementary, industrial, secondary, normal and collegiate, with opportunities for manual labor...
Page 58 - Elia (about 100 pages) Lockhart: Selections from the Life of Scott (about 200 pages) Thackeray: Lectures on Swift, Addison, and Steele in the English Humorists Macaulay...
Page 57 - ... 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 every case knowledge of the book will be regarded as less important than the ability to write good English.
Page 57 - 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 59 - Autobiography and selections from Lay Sermons, including the addresses on Improving Natural Knowledge, A Liberal Education, and A Piece of Chalk.

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