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COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION, NEWFOUNDLAND.
PLAIN NEEDLEWORK (Intermediate Grade).
Friday, June 21st, 1912.-Morning, 9 to 12.
Read through the Questions carefully before beginning work.
1. Cut out in paper and tack together the sleeves of a small boy's shirt. Indicate on one the proper method for making them up in material, and draw on the wristband of this sleeve a button and button-hole in the right position for fastening the same.
2. On the calico supplied, show a specimen of three of the stitches mentioned in the Syllabus of Plain Needlework for the Intermediate Grade-namely, Back-stitching, Chain-stitch, Featherstitch.
3. Show a sew-and-fell seam on another piece of calico.
Tuesday, June 18th, 1912.-Afternoon, 2.30 to 5.30.
Not more than six questions are to be attempted. The Essay must be taken by EVERY candidate. When a question contains two or more parts, the answers must be given consecutively.
1. Write an Essay, of two or three pages, on one of these subjects:(a) The pastime of watching games.
(b) The Yellow Race to-day.
(c) Adult suffrage.
(d) The greater loss-to have no Music, or no Poetry, in the
"O! to be in England,
Now that April's there."
2. (a) Analyse the following passage-i.e., show exactly what share is taken by each of its clauses and sentences in expressing the full meaning of the writer :
Now, whether it were by peculiar grace,
A leading from above, a something given,
Yet it befell that in this lonely place,
When up and down my fancy thus was driven,
And I with these untoward thoughts had striven,
I saw a man before me unawares,
The oldest man he seemed that ever wore grey hairs.
(b) Parse the words now, leading, above, thoughts, striven, before. (32)
When in the chronicle of wasted time
I see descriptions of the fairest wights,
Of this our time, all you prefiguring;
(He is on trying to malicionaly interrupt the speaker.
d, braging from his hair, he might be seventy.
The vary commences to take notice.
Men of to-day care for themselves as well as women.
Of his bones are coral made."
6. (a, Examine the meanings of the following words: aggravate, exasperate; efficacious, efficient; elicit, eliminate; impertinent, irrelevant; impudent, insolent; ill-timed, untimely.
(b) Mate what prepositions are used with these words:-acquit, confer, differ, eager, expert, immune. (36)