different sects, (2) that they were attacked by opponents, as containing the accounts on which the

religion was founded. 5. Notice the references which Paley makes to the

works of Justin Martyr in support of his argument. 6. What circumstances does Paley consider to invali

date the proof of alleged miracles ? 7. Show how the candour of the New Testament writers

is exhibited in their account of (1) The Institution

of the Eucharist, (2) Our Lord's resurrection. 8. What is meant by the “Identity of Christ's cha

racter ?The nature and value of the evidence

which it supplies. 9. Distinguish the causes which effected the spread of

Mahometanism and Christianity.



1. State briefly what Butler's three sermons are in

tended to explain. Show their relation to each

other. 2. What are the general characteristics of the method

adopted by Butler ? 3. Prove that benevolence is not self-love. 4. The question of benevolence “is to be judged of and

determined in the same way as other facts or

matters of natural history are." Explain this. 5. Explain the terms--Emulation-Envy-Final eause

-Moral government-Moral sense. 6. Give an analysis of the moral facts of human nature,

with an account of that principle which is psycholo

gically supreme. 7. “Let every one then quietly follow his nature."

What objections are to be made to this ? What is

Butler's answer to it? 8. What is the design of Chapter III. of the Analogy?

Give your answer, as far as possible, in Butler's own words.


EUCLID I., II. N.B.-Candidates must satisfy the Examiners in both Books. 1. To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given

straight line of unlimited length, from a given point

without it. 2. The greater angle of every triangle is subtended by

the greater side. 3. To make a triangle of which the sides shall be equal

to three given straight lines, but any two of these

must be greator than the third. 4. If a straight line falling upon two other straight

lines, make the alternate angles equal to each other;

the two straight lines shall be parallel. 5. Equal triangles upon the same base and


the same side of it, are between the same parallels. 6. If the square described upon one of the sides of a triangle, be equal to the squares described upon the

, other two sides of it; the angle contained by these

two sides is a right angle. 7. If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the

rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, is equal to the rectangle contained by the two parts, together with the square on the aforesaid

part. 8. If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the

squares on the whole line, and on one of the parts, are equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole and that part, together with the square on

the other part. 9. In obtuse-angled triangles, if a perpendicular be

drawn from either of the acute angles to the opposite side produced, the square on the side subtending the obtuse angle is greater than the squares on the sides containing the obtuse angle, by twice the rectangle contained by the side upon which, when produced, the perpendicular falls, and the straight line intercepted without the triangle between the perpendicular and the obtuse angle.

10. To describe a square that shall be equal to a given

rectilineal figure. 11. Define a rectilineal figure, obtuse angle, parallel

straight lines, line, rhomboid, trapezium, polygon. 12. State the postulates.



1. Translate :-Ch. ii., νν. 11-14. 2. Translate and explain fully with reference to the


(α) εποικοδομηθέντες επί τω θεμελίω των αποστόλων και προφητών, όντος ακρογωναίου αυτού Ιησού Χριστού.

(β) Το μυστήριον τούτο μέγα εστίν. εγώ δε λεγω εις Χριστόν, και εις την εκκλησίαν.

) υποδησάμενοι τους πόδας εν ετοιμασία του ευαγγελίου της ειρήνης. 3. State the evidence, external and internal, in favour of

the opinion that this Epistle was addressed to the Church at Ephesus. What other hypothesis has been

maintained, and on what grounds? 4. Draw out clearly the teaching of this Epistle con

cerning (1) The Person and work of Christ, (2) The

origin and design of the Church. 5. Translate and explain:-ασωτία, εσφραγίσθητε, αρραβών

της κληρονομίας ημών, η πολυποίκιλος σοφία του θεού, διά πάσης αφής της επιχορηγίας, έκληρώθημεν, τον άρχοντα της

εξουσίας του αέρος. 6. Mention some peculiarities of style and language in

this Epistle. How may they be accounted for ?





1. Mention such circumstances in the lives of St.

Matthew and St. Luke as may shed light on the

peculiar character of their several Gospels. 2. At what points do the two Evangelists respectively

open their historical narrative ? 3. Give a brief analysis of the Sermon on the Mount, as

we have it in S. Matthew, and of the discourse on the plain in S. Luke. Give reasons for regarding them as identical, and reconcile any apparent discrepancy in the manner of the delivery or in the matters contained in them.

Translate ch. v. 17—20.-Mỹ voulonte- -ουρανών.

Distinguish between the force of karalwoai in v. 17 and won in v. 19. Show that the teaching of Moses and oi åpxálo. in respect to the matters referred to throughout this chapter was the same in principle as that which our Lord enforces, but accommodated

to the state of ruder times. 4. What is ń Baoileia tôv oủpavwv which forms the sub

ject illustrated in the majority of parables in S.

Matthew's Gospel ? 5. With what event in view did our Lord deliver the

parables of the faithful and evil servant, the ten virgins, and the five talents ? What several lessons

appropriate to that event do they teach? 6. Describe the Transfiguratiou of our Lord, and the

circumstances which immediately preceded and followed it. What parallel can you find to the incident in Old Testament history? How are the appearances of Moses and Elias appropriate to the occasion ? What formed the subject of communication between them and our Lord ? What is the Greek word which expresses it ?

7. Translate St. Luke xiv. 7, 8—“Eleye dé——úm' autoù ; and 12—16—"Eleye dè- -έκάλεσε πολλούς.

Trace the various circumstances which, on the occasion of this visit to the Pharisee's house, sug

gested to our Lord his topics of conversation. 8. Who was “ Zacharias, which perished between the

Altar and the Temple”? Relate the circumstances

of his death. 9. What arguments and illustrations does S. Luke's

Gospel furnish to the Christian against covetousness

and for enforcing importunate and humble prayer? 10. State the points of connection and of difference

between the parables of the Lost Sheep, the Lost

Piece of Money, and the Prodigal Son. 11. Where do we see the favourable impression which

the righteousness of Jesus's life had made upon heathens, prior to the occurrence of those prodigies at the moment of his death, which extorted convic

tion from them? 12. Which of the sayings of our Lord upon the Cross

does St. Luke alone record ? 13. What acts of the Apostle Peter are recorded in the

Acts of the Apostles ? 14. Give some account of the following persons :—Simon

the Sorcerer, Gamaliel, John whose

Mark, Sergius Paulus, Gallio, Felix. 15. In what city did Saul and Barnabas first exercise

their ministry together? Describe its geographical and political position. What circumstances give the place importance in the early history of the Christian

Church ? 16. Translate Acts, ch. xxii. 3—7.-'Eyà uév eius--ti pe


Explain-εν τη πόλει ταύτη : ταύτην την οδόν :-παν το

πρεσβυτήριον : τους εκέισι όντας. 17. Translate ch. xv. 15—21.–Kai roúto ovudavollow


Who is the speaker ? On what occasion, and on what principle, is the decision of the question at issue given ?

name was


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