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FOR WOMEN.

REGULATIONS FOR THE YEAR 1884.

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The Examinations will consist of a First Examination and a Second Examination. These cannot be passed by any Candidate in the same calendar

year. No Candidate will be admitted to the Second Examination unless she has passed the First, or some other Examination accepted by the Delegates as equivalent.

At present the Delegates accept as equivalent—the Matriculation Examination of the University of London: the Cambridge Higher Local Examinations, if the Candidate has passed in Group C and in two languages of Group B : the Oxford Senior Local Examinations, if the Candidate has passed in the same Examination in Section D, and with the special recommendation of the Examiners in two languages of Section C: The Examination for Certificates of the Oxford and Cambridge Schools Examination Board, if the Candidate has passed in the same Examination in two subjects of Group I and in Elementary Mathematics.

The First Examination will be held in June and December 1884.
The Second Examination will be held in June 1884 only.

The Examinations to be held in June will commence on the 9th of June 1884, and the Examination to be held in December will commence upon the 9th of December 1884.

Candidates for the Examinations to be held in June may be examined, with consent of the Local Secretary and upon payment of the Local Fee (if any), at any of the places appointed for the Local Examination of Girls, except London. Candidates for the Examination to be hield in December will be examined in Oxford only. Printed forms of entry for the Examinations to be held in June may be obtained from G. E. BAKER, Esq., Clarendon Building, Oxford, on and after February ist, and must be returned to him with the Fees, those for the Second Examination on or before March ist, and those for the First Examination on or before April 5th. Forms for the First Examination, to be held in December, may be obtained in the same way on and after October ist, and must be returned with the Fees on or before November ist.

There will be a First Examination held under the Regulations for 1883 in December 1883 in Oxford only. The Examination will commence upon the nth of December 1883. Forms of entry may be obtained from G. E. BAKER, Esq., Clarendon Building, Oxford, on and after October ist, and must be returned with the Fees on or before November 1st 1883.

The Fees payable will be for the First Examination, or for the Examination in the Rudiments of Faith and Religion, £2; and £2 fos. for the Pass Examination, or for the Examination for Honours. No Fee can be returned under any circumstances, or be carried to the credit of a Candidate at a subsequent Examination.

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FIRST EXAMINATION. Erery Candidate will be required to pass in 1. English Composition. 2. Any two of the following languages : (a) Latin (6) Greek, (c) French Italian,

(1) German. 3. Arithmetic. 4. (a) Euclid, Books I and II or () Algebra to Simple Equa

tions, including Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Greatest Common Measure, Least Common Multiple, Fractions, Extraction of Square Root, and Simple Equations containing one or two unknown quantities, and problems producing such

equations.
In all the Exercises attention must be given to spelling, punctuation,
and correctness of expression.
The books to be prepared in Latin and Greek are for 1884–
Latin. Cic. De Senectute.

Virgil, Æneid I.
Greek. Euripides, Alcestis.

Xen. Anab. I, II.
and for 1885–
Latin. Cic. De Senectute.

Virgil, Æneid VI.
Greek. Eurip. Hecuba.

Xen. Anab. I, II.
No books are prescribed in the other languages.

Candidates will be examined in such manner as to test especially their knowledge of the Grammar of the languages selected. Passages will be set from unprepared books for translation into English. Candidates will also be required to translate a piece of English into Latin, French or Italian, and German, as the case may be.

*** The Standard corresponds with that of Responsions.

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II. THE SECOND EXAMINATION
Will consist of a Pass Examination and an Examination for Honours.

*** The Standard of attainment both for Pass and Honours is the same as that required in the corresponding Public Examinations of the University, and in the subjects not at present recognised in those Examinations an analogous Standard is aimed at.

The Pass Examination.

1. THE PASS EXAMINATION will consist of Six Sections, viz.
A. Languages. B. Ancient History. C. Modern History.

D. Mathematics. E. Physical Science. F. Logic and
Political Economy.

Candidates must pass, at the same Examination, in Section A and in one of the other Sections. Candidates, who have so passed, may offer any of the other Sections at a subsequent Examination. No Candidate will be examined in more than two of Sections B, C, D, E, F, at any one Examination.

*** The Standard corresponds with that of the Public Examinations of the University (Pass).

FOR THE YEAR 1884.

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In Section A Candidates will be required to pass in two of the following languages—Latin, Greek, French or Italian, and German. The books to be prepared in Latin and Greek are for 1884, and 1885. Latin. Livy, Books XXI, XXII. Horace, Odes Book II and Ars Poetica. Greek. Thucydides IV.

Sophocles, Antigone. No books are prescribed in the other languages.

Candidates will be examined in such a manner as to test their accurate knowledge of the grammatical principles of the languages selected, and their ability to render into English passages from authors in those languages. They will be required to shew a competent knowledge both of the text and of the contents of the books which they offer, and to answer not only questions relating to Grammar and Literature but also any questions directly arising out of the matters treated of in these books. They will also be required to translate from English into Latin, French or Italian, and German as the case may be, and to translate into English short passages of books not specially offered by them, and also, in the case of Latin and Greek, of the prepared books.

A vivá voce Examination in the Modern Languages for such as desire it will be held in Oxford and at such other large Centres as the Delegates may appoint. This will comprise writing from dictation, reading aloud, and conversation. Candidates who satisfy the Examiners in this portion of the Examination as well as in that conducted on paper, will have a special note to that effect added to their Certificates.

In Section B Candidates must pass in the general outlines of Greek History from B.C. 510 to the death of Alexander the Great, and of Roman History from the beginning of the First Punic war to the death of Nero, and must shew an accurate knowledge of one of the following periods: 1. From the outbreak of the Peloponnesian war to the peace of Antalcidas.

2. From the accession of Philip of Macedon to the death of Alexander. 3. From the beginning of the Second Punic war to the destruction of Carthage. 4. From the First Consulship of Pompey to the death of

Augustus. In Section C Candidates must pass in the general outlines of English History from the accession of Henry II to the Revolution of 1688, and shew an accurate knowledge of one of the following periods : 1. Reign of Charles V.

2. Reign of Louis XIV. In Section D Candidates must pass in 1. Algebra, including quadratic equations and the simplest properties of

Ratio and Proportion. 2. Euclid, Books I-IV. 3. The elements of Mechanics, including the properties of matter, the composition and resolution of forces, centre of gravity, the simple machines and the application of virtual velocities to them, the laws of motion, the laws

of falling bodies, and the motion of projectiles. In Section E Candidates must pass in the elements of 1. Physics ; 2. CHEMISTRY. They will also be permitted to offer for Examination the elements of 3. BIOLOGY; 4. GEOLOGY.

1. Physics. Candidates will be examined in (1) Mechanics, and in one at least of the following subjects, viz.: (2) Heat; (3) Light and Sound; (4) Magnetism and Electricity. Ganot's or Deschaves's textbooks of Physics are recommended.

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2. CHEMISTRY. Elementary inorganic chemistry. There will also be a practical examination upon the analysis of single substances and elementary exercises of an experimental kind. The following text-books are recommended :

Roscoe. Lessons in Elementary Chemistry. | Harcourt and Madan. Exercises in Practical Wilson. Inorganic Chemistry.

Chemistry. 3. BIOLOGY.

(1) Physiology.

(a) Animal :-Elementary human physiology.
(6) Vegetal :—Chemical processes in plants.—Movement of water and

gases. ---Growth.-General conditions of plant life.—Reproduction

and alternation of generations. (2) Morphology. (a) Animal : The structure of the following types, with the principal

facts of their histology and life history—Amoeba, Vorticella, Hydra,

Lumbricus, Anodonta, Helix, Astacus, Rana.
The histology of the chief animal tissues—blood, epithelium, con-

nective tissue, cartilage, bone, muscle, nerve fibres and cells.
(6) Vegetal :-The structure of the following types, with the principal

facts of their histology and life history-Yeast, Protococcus,

Mucor, Chara, Pteris, Bean.
The general morphology of plants:—the structure, arrangement, and

modifications of the members of a plant.
The histology and development of the vegetal cell, and the histology

and origin of the chief vegetal tissues. Reproduction of a flowering plant ; structure of ovule; methods of

fertilization ; development of ovule into seed. The examination in Morphology will be practical, and great weight will be attached to this part of the examination. The following books are recommended :

Huxley and Martin. Elementary Biology. Elementary Biology. Huxley's Elementary Lessons in Phy- Quain's Anatomy, Vol. II, may be referred siology.

to for further details in Animal HistoHuxley's Anatomy of Invertebrata may logy.

be referred to for types omitted from Prantl and Vines Text-book of Botany. 4. GEOLOGY.

The elements of mineralogy and petrology.-The geological agencies.

Physiography.–Stratigraphical geology.-The elements of palæonto

logy. There will be a practical examination on characteristic fossils and simple minerals and rocks. The following text-books are recommended :

Lyell. Student's Elements of Geology. Giekie. Elementary Lessons in Physical Ramsay. Physical Geology and Geography Geography.

of Great Britain. Candidates who pass in Section E may offer any two of the four subjects on a future occasion.

In Section F Candidates must pass in 1. The Elements of Logic to the extent represented by Whately's “Elements

of-Logic" (omitting the Appendices); and Jevons's Elementary

Lessons in Logic" (omitting chapters 22 and 23). 2. The Elements of Political Economy to the extent represented by Adam

Smith's " Wealth of Nations," Books I and II.

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FOR THE YEAR 1884.

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2. THE EXAMINATION FOR HONOURS will include eight sec- Examinations. No Candidate will be examined in more than one of these tion for

Honours. sections at the same Examination. Candidates will be divided into three classes in each section, according to their merits, and the nam es in each class will be placed in alphabetical order.

*** The standard is that of the University Honour Examinations, and the Class lists will be published in the University Gazette.

The eight sections will be as follows: 1. English. Papers will be given on English Literature from Chaucer to Wordsworth, and on the philology and growth of the English Language. The following authors must be specially studied. Chaucer. The Prologue; The Knightes | Dryden. Absalom and Achitophel, Part I. Tale (Morris).

Addison. Selections, iv. v. vi. (Clarendon
Piers the Plowman (Skeat).

Press Series).
Spenser's Faery Queen, Books I and II. Pope. Essay on Man.
Hooker. Ecclesiastical Polity, Book I. Johnson. Lives of Milton, Dryden, Pope.
Shakspeare. Macbeth ; Richard II ; Burke. On Present Discontents.
Tempest.

Wordsworth. Poems of Fancy and Im-
Bacon. Essays.

agination. See Moxon's Edition in Milton. Minor Poems (omitting Comus); six volumes. Vol. 2.

Paradise Lost, I-IV; Areopagitica. Byron. Childe Harold, Cantos 3, 4.
2. Latin and Greek. This Examination will consist of compo-
sition in these languages, of papers on the philology and grammar of the
languages, and of unprepared passages for translation into English. Papers
will also be set on the following books which must be specially studied.
LATIN.

GREEK.
Virgil. Georgics ; Æneid I–VI. Homer. Odyssey I-XII.
Horace. Odes; Epistles; Ars Poet. Sophocles. Antigone; Electra; Ed.
Cicero. Pro Murenâ; Pro Sestio; with Rex; Ed. Coloneus.

Part II of Watson's Select Letters. Euripides. Medea; Alcestis; Bacchæ;
Pliny. Letters.

Hecuba.
Demosthenes. De Coronâ.

Æschines. In Ctesiphontem.
3. German, French, Italian, and Spanish. Candidates
must offer German and one at least of the other three languages. The
Examination will consist of composition in the languages offered ; of
papers on the philology and grammar of these languages; and of un-
prepared passages for translation into English. Papers will also be set
on the following books which must be specially studied.
GERMAN.

Corneille, Le Cid; Racine, Athalie ;

Voltaire, Mérope. Walther concert vogelweide

Victor Hugo.

Les Travailleurs de la (edited with notes in Pfeiffer's Deutsche

Mer; Légende des Siècles, Vol. I. Classiker des Mittelalters, Voll. 3

ITALIAN.

Dante. Inferno; Vita Nuova. Schiller. Wallenstein (Prolog; Wallen- Petrarca. Trionfi.

stein's Lager; Die Piccolomini; Wal- Alfieri. Filippo; Saul; La Congiura lenstein's Tod); Wilhelm Tell.

dei Pazzi. Goethe. Faust, Part I; Gedichte (Lie- Villari. Vita di Savonarola.

der, Gesellige Lieder).
Lessing. Nathan der Weise ; Laocoon.

SPANISH.
Poema del Cid (Sanchez, Poesias Cas.

tellanas).
FRENCH.

Calderon. El principe constante; El Joinville. Mémoires.

magico prodigioso; Darlo todo y no Molière. Le Misanthrope ; Les Femmes dar nada; Fineza contra fineza.

Savantes; Les Précieuses Ridicules ; Cervantes. Don Quijote, Part II.
Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme.

Solis. Historia de la conquista de Méjico.

and I).

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