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MASTERS OF ARTS. Rev. Charles Mackenzie, Pembroke Coll. Rev. Harris Jervois Bigg Wither, Oriel Coll. C. Sargeaunt, Brasennose Coll. Gr. Comp. Rev. Thomas Eades, Worcester Coll. Rev. Hor. Nelson Goldney, St. John's Coll. Rev. W. J. Copeland, Sch. of Trin. Coll. John A.Fulton, Michel Sch.of Queen's Coll. Geo. Wm. Mahon, Fel. of Pembroke Coll. kev. Chas. 0. Mayne, Stud. of C. Church. Rev. Richard Fawssett, Lincoln Coll. Rev. Cadell Holder, Trinity Coll.
BACHELORS OF ARTS. Isle Grant Overton, Corpus Christi Coll. Edward Otto Trevelyan, Corpus Chr. Coll. John T. Mott, Christ Church. Richard Ryder Dean, Christ Church. Nathaniel Jas. Merriman, Brasennose Coll. John Seymer, St. Alban Hall. William Borlase, Queen's Coll. Gardiner Webster, Exeter Coll. John F. D. Morris, Exeter Coll. John P. Penson, Worcester Coll. John Floyer, Balliol Coll. Peter Samuel Henry Payne, Balliol Coll. Edward Hartopp Grove, Balliol Coll. Reginald Pindar Turner, Balliol Coll. Henry Burgess Whitaker Churton, Bal.Coll. Francis Jones, Oriel Coll. Edward Vansittart Neale, Oriel Coll. John M. Chanter, Oriel Coll. John Blackston Morgan, Trinity Coll. John Osborn, Trinity Coll. James Jones, Jesus Coll. James Robertson, Pembroke Coll. Edward Penny, St. John's Coll. Arthur P. Dunlap, Fel. of St. John's Coll. Lord Ossulston, Christ Church. Rev. John Lincoln Galton, Edmund Hall. Folliott Baugh, Exeter Coll. John Llewellin, Jesus Coll. Charles Powell Peters, Queen's Coll. William Moore Adey, Exeter Coll. Richard Vickris Pryor, Balliol Coll. William Rayer, St. Mary Hail. Daniel Brent, University Coll.
Hebrew Scholarships.*--Regulations for the Kennicott Hebrew Scholarships, in this University, agreed upon in a Convocation holden on Thursday, the 17th of November, 1831.
I. The proceeds annually arising from Mrs. Kennicott's Bequest shall be equally divided between two Scholars, to be called, The Kennicott Scholars, who shall be elected in the manner hereinafter mentioned.
II. The Scholarships shall be open to Bachelors of Arts of any College or Hall in the University of Oxford, who, at the time when a vacancy occurs, shall not have exceeded one year from the taking of that degree.
III. No person shall be received as a Candidate without the consent of the Head of his College or Hall, or the consent of the Vicegerent, in the absence of the said Head; which consent, together with the time when the Candidate took his Degree, shall be certified to the Vice-Chancellor, under the signature of the said Head or Vicegerent, three days at least before the commencement of the Examination.
IV. The Scholars shall be elected from time to time, after a Public Examination, by the Regius Professor of Hebrew, and any other two members of the University, not under the degree of Master of Arts, to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor, and approved by Convocation. In case, however, of the vacancy of the Hebrew Professorship, or the unavoidable absence of the Professor, a third person, not under the degree of Master of Arts, may act in his stead : such Examiner to be nominated and approved in like manner as the other two.
V. No Scholar shall retain bis Scholarship beyond the term of four calendar years, to be computed from the day of his election.
VI. Vacant Scholarships shall always be filled up in the Act Term. The day and place of Examination shall be fixed by the Vice-Chancellor, who shall give public notice of not less than fourteen days for the holding of such Examination. This Examination shall always be holde in Full Term, and in some room within the precincts of the Schools. When the Examiners have elected a Scholar, the Election shall be notified to the Vice-Chancellor, who shall forth with cause it to be announced to the University, by a paper affixed to the door of the Convocation House.
VII. Only one Scholar shall ever be elected in any one year.
See Vol. XII. p. 655.
VIII. The following residence shall be required of each Scholar during the first year of bis Scholarship, to be reckoned from the time of his Election: viz. four entire weeks in Michaelmas Term, four in Lent Term, and four in the interval between the commencement of Easter Term, and the twenty-first day of Act Term : and in each subsequent year the Scholar shall transmit to the Vice Chancellor, through the Regius Professor of Hebrew, either a translation of some portion of the Old Testament from the Hebrew, accompanied by Critical and Philological Notes, or a dissertation on some subject of Hebrew Literature; the selection of the portion of Scripture for translation, as well as the subject of the dissertation, to be previously approved by the Professor.
IX. The stipends shall be paid to the Scholars by the Vice Chancellor at the end of the first year, on their producing a Certificate of having completed the residence required, and at the end of each subsequent year, on their transmitting to the Vice Chancellor the required exercises.
X. Should a Scholar omit to complete the required residence in any one or more of the above-mentioned Terms, if such
omission has been occasioned by serious illness, or other very urgent cause,
to be approved by the Vice-Chancellor, he shall, for every such omission, be allowed the alternative of residing four entire weeks in some one Term of the second year, or of forleiting one-third of a year's stipend. In every other case, the Scholarship itself shall become vacant.
XI. Any sums of money arising from forfeitures, or from occasional vacancies in the Scholarships, shall be added to the original fund vested in the Government securities, for the benefit of the Scholars.
XII. An account of Receipts and Disbursements belonging to this Benefaction shall be kept by the Vice-Chancellor, and shall be submitted by him annually to be audited by the Delegates of the University Accounts.
XIII. An Examination of Candidates shall take place on the present Michaelmas Term, on some day to be fixed by the Vice-Chancellor; and the Scholar elected shall be considered to have been chosen on the 15th day of last June; so that provided he fuifil the regulations herein-before mentioned, his Scholarship will become vacant in Act Term, 1835. The second Scholarship is to be filled up in Act Term, 1832.
(2) Two other Prizes of fifteen guineas Henry Kuhff, Esq. B.A. has been elect
each, to be open to all Undergraduates who
shall have resided not less than seven terms ed a Foundation Fellow of Catharine Hall.
at the time when the exercises are to be
sent in; the subjects for the present year PRIZE SUBJECTS. The Vice-Chancellor has issued the fol- (1) For the Bachelors, lowing notice in the University :
Qua præcipue parte debilis sit et manI. His Royal Highness the Chancellor
ca Veterum Philosophorum de Offibeing pleased to give annually a third gold
ciis doctrina ? medal, for the encouragement of English (2) For the Undergraduates, Poetry, to such resident Undergraduate as Inter silvas Academi quærere verum. shall compose the best Ode or the best N.B. These exercises are to be sent in Poem in heroie verse, the Vice-Chancellor on or before April 30, 1832. gives notice that the subject for the present III. Sir William Browne having be. year is,—“ The Taking of Jerusalem in the queathed three gold medals, value five First Crusade.”
guineas each, to such resident UndergraN.B,-These exercises are to be sent in duates as shall compose to the Vice-Chancellor on or before March (1) The best Greek Ode in imitation of 31, 1832, and are not to exceed 200 lines Sappho ; in length.
(2) The best Latin Ode in imitation of JI. The Representatives in Parliament
Horace ; for this University being pleased to give (3) The best Greek Epigram after the annually
model of the Anthologia, and (1) Two Prizes of fifteen guineas each, (4) The best Latin Epigram after the for the encouragement of Latin Prose Com- model of Martial; position, to be open to all Bachelors of The subjects for the present year are, Arts, without distinction of years, who are (1) For the Greek Ode, not of sufficient standing to take the degree
Quid dedicatum poscit Apollinem of Master of Arts; and
(2) For the Latin Ode,
Occultum quatiente animo tortore
-Quis enim celaverit ignem, Lumine qui semper proditur ipse suo? (4) For the Latin Epigram,
Homo sum ; humani nihil a me ali
enum puto. N.B. These exercises are to be sent in on or before April 30, 1832. The Greek Ode is not to exceed twenty-five, and the Latin Ode thirty stanzas.
The Greek Ode may be accompanied by a literal Latin Prose Version.
IV. The Porson Prize is the interest of 4001. stock, to be annually employed in the purchase of one or more Greek books, to be given to such resident Undergraduate as shall make the best translation of a proposed passage in Shakspeare, Ben Jonson, Massinger, or Beaumont and Fletcher, into Greek Verse.
The subject for the present year is—
Shakspeare. Julius Cæsar, Act II. Sc. 2. beginning, “CAL. Cesar, I never stood on ceremo
nies.” And ending, " Seeing that death, a necessary end,
Will come when it will come." N.B.—The metre to be Tragicum Iambicum Trimetrum Acatalecticum. These exercises are to be accentuated and accompanied by a literal Latin prose Version, and are to be sent in on or before April 30, 1832.
A meeting of the Philosophical Society was held on Monday evening, Dec. 12, the Rev. George Peacock, one of the VicePresidents, being in the chair. The following new members were elected: the Rev. Townley Clarkson, Jesus Coll, the Rev. Fred. Dusautoy, Fellow of Queen's Coll. ; George Robt. Tuck, Esq. M.A. Emmanuel Coll.; John Worlledge, Esq. Fellow of Trinity Coll.; the Rev. H. Corles, Trinity Coll.; J. Robinson, Esq. Trinity Coll. ; J. E. Dalton, Esq. Queen's Coll. ; J. Mills, Esq. Pembroke Coll. Various books and objects of natural history were presented and exhibited to the society, among which were a specimen of the Apus Monoculus of Linnæus, from Lancashire, and a portion of the porous lava of the new island in the Mediterranean. Professor Henslow finished the reading of his paper on the hybrid produced between Digitalis purpurea and lutea, in which he gave an account of the external and internal structure of each of the organs of the hybrid, as compared with the corresponding organs in each of the parents. After the meeting, Mr. C. Jenyns gave an account, illustrated by drawings, of the principles of perspective as applied to shadows.
DEGREES CONFERRED, Sir Robert Harry Inglis, Bart. D.C.L. of Christ Church, and M.P. for the University of Oxford, has been admitted ad eundem of this University.
MASTERS OF ARTS.
Arthur Pearson, Trinity Coll.
There will be congregations on the following days of the ensuing Lent term: Saturday, Jan. 21, (A. B. Com.) at ten. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at eleven. Wednesday,
22, at eleven. Wednesday, Mar. 7, at eleven. Wednesday,
21, at eleven. Friday, April 6, (A.M. Inceptors) at
13, (end of term) at ten.
NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS, We shall be happy to comply with the proposal of “ T. H." and will thank him to say through whom it may be forwarded.—By the 20th will be in time.
“ Scrutator's” apparent difficulties shall be surmounted. Thanks to “ E. E." and " W. C. W."
It will give us pleasure at all times to hear from " D. J. E.C. S." “B. A." and “ Lines upon New College," have been received.
As we cannot find “G. H. W." at No. 23, we will thank him to send his information. Our numerous other friends are not forgotten.
REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.
Art. I.-- The Life of Thomas Ken, D.D., deprived Bishop of Bath
and Wells ; seen in Connexion with the spirit of the times, political and religious, particularly those great events, the Restoration, 1660, and Revolution of 1688. Including the period of fanatical Puritanism from 1640 to the Death of Cromwell. By the Rev. W.L. Bowles, Canon Residentiary of Salisbury, M. A. M.R.S.L. In two volumes. 8vo. Vol. II. pp. xliv. 310. London: J. Murray.
(Concluded from page 10.) LIVING, as we do, in these days of rebuke and obloquy, every month brings in its train some new source of disquiet to our venerable Church; and imperatively demands at the hands of the ministers of the gospel renewed exertion and energy to stem the tide which so strongly sets in against, not only the hierarchy, but the Establishment altogether. If any of our readers ask, what course, under these appalling circumstances, we would recommend them to adopt, perhaps no better reply could be readily given, than that pursued, amidst difficulty and danger of no common occurrence, by the great and good Bishop Ken.
Mr. Bowles has divided the Life of this excellent prelate into three distinct parts ; namely, from his birth to his first preferment in the Church, which occupies the first volume, and was the subject of our notice last month ;-from his short day of prosperity to his retirement ;—and from his years of retirement to his lonely grave, apart from all his connexions and friends. Many persons, as our author observes, may think the work too much enveloped with historical and miscellaneous matter, relating to the religious character and political events of the times : for our parts, we look upon most of the circumstances as too important, and too intimately connected with the course of the distinguished subject of the memoir, to have been lightly dismissed ; and if there be an appearance of prolixity now and then discoverable, the Biographer has displayed no small tact in mixing the utile and dulce in such just proportions, as to
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suit the taste of the majority of the reading world, and thus give more general satisfaction.
In the Introduction of the second volume, we perceive the same characteristics of style and language which we before noticed, and again express our regret that Mr. Bowles has not been a little more temperate. The subject, it is true, is well calculated to excite the indignation of the pious and orthodox minister and steward of the mysteries of God; but from an individual filling such a responsible situation, greater charity is expected by a censorious world, and a more decided subjection of the infirmities of the flesh to the power and dominion of the Spirit. We rejoice, however, that Mr. Bulteel, the “Cheynell Redivivus" of Oxford, has been so roughly handled, λογίκως ουκ οπλιτίκως. We are pleased to find that the pages of the Christian REMEMBRANCER are not the only ones where this Calvinistic declaimer against his superiors in learning, virtue, and the purest spirit of Christianity, is held up to merited contempt; and we trust before he or any of his schism again foam forth from the pulpit their rabid slanders, they may, upon calm reflection, to which it would appear they are little used, be induced to pay some slight attention to such texts as the following, which require no comment :~"If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, that man's religion is vain.” (James i. 26.)
Having in our former notice brought the history of Ken to the period of the restoration and reestablishment of the Episcopal Church, and seen him settled in a fellowship in the college of that ancient city where his schoolboy days were passed; we now resume the thread of the narrative, and find him peaceably, silently, and happily pursuing the even tenour of his way, amid scenes endeared by many pleasing recollections, and surrounded by those he most loved and esteemed upon earth. For three years, viz. from 1666 to 1669, the current of his private life flowed on calmly and serenely; when he was promoted to the dignity of a prebendal stall' in the restored cathedral church of Winchester, by that Morley, so copiously noticed in the first volume of the work before us, who had been, through all fortunes, the warm and constant friend of his brother-in-law, Izaak Walton. In these days of nepotism, this may possibly be misconstrued into the reward of family connexion rather than merit: hear Mr. Bowles ;
Let it not be thought that Ken gained his first dignified station in the Church on account of his connexions: no; Morley had been a witness for three years of his piety; the unaffected and social amenities of his disposition; his untired and voluntary exertions in his profession; his conscientious attachment, neither uncharitable nor enthusiastic, to the altars at which he served; his assiduous cares for the interests, both here and hereafter, of the youthful sons of Wickham, bred up to piety and letters by the same bounty to which he himself had been indebted. Added to these cireumstances, no doubt Bishop Morley remembered that Ken was the brother of that Kenna who received “my Lord of Winton" so kindly, so hospitably, when he "had not where to lay his head" upon earth,