Dictionary of London: An Unconventional Handbook

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C. Dickens & Evans, 1879 - London (England)
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Page 213 - A society for the general advancement of mechanical science, and more particularly for promoting the acquisition of that species of knowledge which constitutes the profession of a civil engineer...
Page 29 - ... at the nearest Police Station within twenty-four hours, if not sooner claimed by the owner ; such property to be returned to the person who shall prove to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Police that the same belonged to him, on payment of all expenses incurred, and of such sum to the driver as the Secretary of State has by order prescribed.
Page 263 - That for the purpose of ascertaining, by means of examination, the persons who have acquired proficiency in Literature, Science, and Art, by the pursuit of such course of education, and of rewarding them by Academical Degrees, as evidence of their respective attainments, and marks of honour proportioned thereunto...
Page 268 - There is only one condition previously required of those who desire admission into these societies, "a desire to flee from the wrath to come, and to be saved from their sins.
Page 263 - Exhibitions to be payable in quarterly instalments, provided that on receiving each instalment the Exhibitioner shall declare his intention of presenting himself either at the two examinations for BA, or at the two examinations for B.Sc. or at the first LL.B. examination, or at the preliminary Scientific and First MB examinations, within three academical years from the time of his passing the Matriculation examination. Under the same circumstances the fourth among such candidates...
Page 211 - PRECEPTORS," for the purpose of promoting sound learning and of advancing the interests of Education, more especially among the middle classes, by affording facilities to the teacher for the acquiring of a sound knowledge of his profession, and by providing for the periodical Session of a competent Board of Examiners to ascertain and give certificates of the acquirements and fitness for their office of persons engaged or desiring to be engaged in the Education of Youth...

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