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3. “The holy city of Abgarus.” What was the city, and what is the legend connected with it ?

4. Who was the Apostle of Germany, and when did he live ?

5. What is the celebrated reference of Ariosto to the donation of Constantine ?

6. “ The power of custom forces me to number Conrad I. and Henry the Fowler in the list of Enperors.” Why should there be any hesitation to do so ?

7. To what tribe and family did Mahomet belong? What office did his tribe hold in relation to the national religion ?

8. Kebla. Write a note on this word. 9. What are the two articles of belief and the four practical duties of Islam?

“ The disciples of Abraham, of Moses, and of Jesus." Who are meant by “the disciples of Abraham"?

11. What was the Day of the Camel ?
12. What facilitated for the Arabs the conquest of Egypt ?
13. Who was Almamon ?

14. Though the name of Algebra is Arabian, the science does not appear to be so ?

15. “The first of the Ommiade sovereigns in Spain.” Who was he? 16. Who were the Mozarabes ? 17. Who repelled the first invasion of Spain by the Arabs ?

18. “ The Oriental Library of a Frenchman would instruct the most learned mufti of the East.” Who is the Frenchman ?

19. What was the Leonine city? When and by whom was that name given to it?

20. For what were Salerno and Amalphi respectively notable ?




"The battle of Narva is an epoch in the history of Russia” ? 2. What explanation does Mr. Dyer give of the diversity in the political development of Germany and France after the treaties of Westphalia ?

3. How did the Turks recover the Morea? What steps were taken by the emperor in consequence of this ?

4. Give the history of the “ Convention of the Pardo."

5. What was the “Second Family Compact,” and why was it so called ?

6. Who was Anna Ivanovna, Duchess of Courland ?

7. What account does Hallam give of the state of Ireland before the time of Henry II. ?

8. What are his reasons for considering that James was privy to the conspiracy for the assassination of William in 1696 ?

9. He considers the censure passed on George I. for governing, as it is called, by a faction, to be unreasonable. On what grounds ?

10. He shows that, in several respects, the power of government was a good deal enhanced during the reigns of George I. and George II. ?


1. What are Hallam's objections to the Act of Resumption passed in 1699 ?

2. What are his reasons for denying the existence of any republican party at the time of the Revolution ?

3. “Nothing could be more unreasonable than the clamour of a Tory House of Commons in 1701 against the Partition Treaties." Why ?

4. Before the Revolution, “civil and religious liberty had appeared, not as twin sisters and co-heirs, but rather in jealous and selfish rivalry.' How so?

5. What was the origin of the Act for the Security of the Succession (4 Anne, c. 8) ?

6. Lord Bolingbroke gives a remarkable instance of the arbitrary conduct of Anne ?

7. What was the charge against Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester ? 8. Date of accession of Peter the Great ?

9. What was the plan of Charles XII. for the invasion of Russia in 1708 ?

10. Who were the Buccaneers ? 11. Who was the author of the pamphlet entitled Mars Gallicus, and what was its subject ?

12. What was the cause of the fall of Cardinal Alberoni ?

13. What reply did Fleury make to the complaint of Maria Theresa of the infraction of the guarantee given in the treaty of Vienna ?

14. What view does Hallam take of the administration of the Earl of Strafford in Ireland ?

15. Hallam mentions a remarkable fact concerning the negociations of Tyrconnel with the French Government, brought to light by M. Mazure. What is this?



1. Explain accurately the nature and subject-matter of Economics, and puint out its principal departments.

2. State fully—(a) the advantages; (b) the disadvantages ; (c) the limits the extent, of division of labour.

3. State the various conditions which determine the growth of capital. What is the meaning of the term net produce ? 4. What are the theories of population advanced by

(a) H. C. Carey;
(6) Doubleday;

(c) Malthus ?
5. Write a note on the economic aspects of cottierism.

6. State briefly Mill's theory of Wages. In what respects is it defective? What did Ricardo mean by Wages ?

7. How do Mill and Marshall differ in their treatment of the theory of Profits ?

8. Discuss the expediency of distinguishing between market and normal Values. Define the terms Market, Normal, A Market.

9. Define the term Value. How far do Utility and Difficulty of Attainment, respectively, affect Value? What is meant by Final Utility ?

10. What are the causes which have led to the development of Trades Unionism in England ?

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1. Who was Master Samuel Hartlib?

2. Milton speaks of “a person sent hither by some good providence from a far country to be the occasion of great good to this island." Who?

3. “Modern Janua's and Didactics." To what does Milton refer?

4. How does Milton describe the adult life which follows an ill education, in the Church, the Law, in public affairs and in retirement ?

5. “All our time from Lilly to the commencing, as they term it, Master of Art.” Explain.

6. "

Cebes, Plutarch, and other Socratic discourses.” Write a note on Cebes."

7. Mela, Celsus, Pliny, or Solinus." Write notes on the italicised


8. To what works does Milton refer when he names Orpheus and Oppian?

9. Mr. J. R. Gardiner says that one passage of the “Tractate on Education" evidently refers to Essex and his army?

10. At what age are Milton's students to travel abroad ?

1. What does Milton in “ Areopagitica” describe as “the utmost bound of civil liberty that wise men look for” ?

12. What precedents from history does Milton cite as justifying his address to the High Court of Parliament?

13. What part of the Star Chamber Decree does Milton accept, with a caution as to its application ?

14. What writings alone were taken notice of by the magistrates in Athens ?

15. What decree of the Carthaginian Council, about 400 A.D., is. noticed by Milton ?

16. What is the story of the devil whipping St. Jerome, and Milton' comment on it ?

17. Milton connects a vision of Dionysius Alexandrinus with the · Rise, Peter, kill and eat” of the Acts of the Apostles ?

18. We must know good by evil: how does Milton enlarge this thought ?

19. “A man may be a heretic in the truth.” Explain.

20. What use does Milton make of the story of “the Ægyptian Typhon"?

21. What examples does Sir Thomas Browne give of the inconsistency of men's practise with their theory?

22. How does he describe his own freedom from prejudices ? 23. How does he speak of his freedom from pride and conceit? 24. What are his thoughts on marriage and harmony ? 25. Notice the fragments of verse which occur in “ Religio Medici."

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1. What are the earliest specimens which we possess of Milton's poetry?

What were the first of his English verses that appeared in print ?

2. Quote as much as you can of the sonnet “On the Detraction which followed upon my writing certain Treatises”; or of that written “When the Assault was intended to the City."


3. Annotate the following lines :-
(a) " Or whether thou to our moist vows deni'd,

Sleep'st by the fable of Bellerus old,
Where the great vision of the guarded mount

Looks toward Namancos, and Bayona's hold.”
(6) “The Libyc Hammon shrinks his horn,

In vain the Tyrian maids their wounded Thammuz mourn." (c) “Not those new-fangled toys, and trimming slight,

Which takes our late fantastics with delight." “ And ride us with a classic hierarchy

Taught ye by mere A. S. and Rutherford.”

“ To the blanc moon
Her office they prescrib'd; to th' other five,
Their planetary motions and aspects
In sextile, square, and trine, and opposite,

Of noxious efficacy." 4. Give the substance of the speech of Moloch in the great consult at Pandemonium. 5.

“He scarce had ended, when those two approach’d,

And brief related whom they brought, where found,

How busied, in what form and posture coucht.” Explain.

6. To what do the Chorus compare Dalila as she approaches ? To what as she departs ? 7. Name the speakers, and give the context of the following lines :(a) “Let weakness then with weakness come to parle,

So near related, or the same of kind.”

« Force with force
Is well ejected when the conquer'd can.”
(c) “Where the heart joins not, outward acts defile not.”

Subjects for English Composition.


“Such, poets, is your bride, the Muse! young, gay,

Radiant, adorn'd outside; a hidden ground

Of thought and of austerity within."
The annexation of Egypt.


[Choose one subject.]

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