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QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES

FOR

CLASSICAL SCHOLARSHIPS

SECOND DIVISION

(1) HISTORICAL AND GENERAL QUESTIONS

(2) SUBJECTS FOR ENGLISH ESSAYS

FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS AND PRIVATE STUDENTS

Orford
JAMES THORNTON, HIGH STREET

1879

1879

PREFACE.

THE Papers and Essays in the present volume have, with very few exceptions, been set in Examinations for Scholarships at Oxford during the last decade, 1869– 1879. A student will readily gather from them a correct idea of the sort of information which is required from him in these examinations. As this book, like its immediate predecessor, is adapted for the use of schools as well as private students, the compiler ventures to suggest a few hints, gathered from much experience, as to the way in which it may be used with most advantage. The private student, whether reading by himself or with a tutor, should make a practice of entering terse and accurate answers in a note-book kept for this purpose. It cannot be too urgently impressed upon him that such a notebook, unless he be gifted with a memory like Macaulay's, will be practically of no service, will even be of disservice to him, unless he peruse and re-peruse it weekly, or even oftener-decies repetita manebunt.' He should also make a practice of finding out on the map every

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