The Cambridge guide, or A description of the university and town of Cambridge

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J. & J.J. Deighton, 1830 - 308 pages

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Page 102 - Parker's foundation, and if on examination of the library, twenty-five books are missing, or cannot be found within six months, the whole collection devolves to Caius. In that case, the Masters or locum-tenentes of Trinity Hall and...
Page 46 - The King to Oxford sent his troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force; With equal care to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs allow no force but argument.
Page 9 - Congregation is adjourned by the Vice-Chancellor. It is read in like manner at the second Congregation ; and if a non-placet is put in by a member of the Non-Regent House, it is there voted ; and in case the number of non-placets is equal to, or exceeds that of the placets, the grace is thrown out, and can proceed no further...
Page 241 - Law, and Physic, the chief Apothecary, the Mayor, Recorder, and three Aldermen, or greater part of them. After the sum of £200. had been set apart, Mr Crane directed that the rents of the estates should be employed in the relief of persons confined for debt, and of poor men and women of good character, at the discretion of the abovementioned Distributors, who hold half-yearly meetings in May and November to consider the claims of applicants.
Page 46 - Our royal master saw, with heedful eyes, The wants of his two universities : Troops he to Oxford sent, as knowing why That learned body wanted loyalty : But books to Cambridge gave, as, well discerning, That that right loyal body wanted learning.
Page 21 - Besides a constant attendance on lectures, the Undergraduates are examined in their respective Colleges yearly, or half-yearly, in those subjects which have engaged their studies ; and, according to the manner in which they acquit themselves in these examinations, their names are arranged in classes, and those who obtain the honour of the first places receive prizes of different value. By this course the Students are prepared for those public Examinations which the University requires candidates...
Page 9 - University except in matters of mayhem and felony. A HIGH STEWARD, who has special power to take the trial of scholars impeached of felony within the limits
Page 10 - A PUBLIC ORATOR, who is the voice of the Senate upon all public occasions, writes, reads, and records the letters to and from the body of the Senate, and presents to all honorary degrees with an appropriate speech. This is esteemed one of the most honourable offices in the gift of the University.
Page 23 - POETICAL•. SEATONIAN PRIZE. The Rev. Thomas Seaton, MA late Fellow of Clare Hall, bequeathed to the University the rents of his Kislingbury estate, now producing clear £40. per annum, to be given yearly to that Master of Arts who shall write the best English Poem on a sacred subject.
Page 49 - That all the penalties above-mentioned shall be levied as other penalties are, by the Queen's statutes, chap. 50, and go one-third to the Bedells who collect them, the rest to the public chest. The Library is closed on Sundays, and on the following days : Christmas-Day ; the Epiphany ; the Purification; Ash- Wednesday ; Good Friday ; Easter Monday and Tuesday ; Holy Thursday ; Whit Monday and Tuesday ; November 5.

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