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J. Hulbert Glover,-C. B. Mansfield, Hugh G. Robinson, Joseph Haskoll, R. Louis Koe, Edward Godfrey, W. Hildebrand, Frank Margetts.
APRIL 3.—The following are the names of the Inceptors to the degree of Master of Arts at the Congregation held this day :- Arthur Thacker, Fellow of Trinity college, Wm. Nathaniel Griffin, Fellow of St. John's college, Edward Brumell, Fellow of St. John's college, Henry Christmas, St. John's college, Henry Orme Wood, St. John's college, Richard William Pierpoint, St. John's college, John Freeman, St. Peter's college, William Maundy H. Elwyn, Pembroke college, James Pulling, Fellow of Corpus Christi college, Thomas Coward, Queens' college, Henry Cautley Holmes, Catharine hall, John Oswald Routh, Christ's college, William Henry Roberts, Emmanuel college.-- At the same Congregation the following degrees were conferred:-Bachelor in the Civil Law : Granville John Granville, Downing college. Bachelor in Physic: Edwin George Jarvis, Trinity college. Bachelors of Arts : Alex. Grant, Trinity college, George B. Norman, Trinity college, David Watkin Williams, Trinity college, Charles Alfred Raines, St. John's college, John Romney, St. John's college, Frank Capell Bellis, Clare hall, John Bradley Swann, Trinity hall, Charles Turner Queens' college, John Till, Queens' college, Zachariah Nash, Catharine hall, John Atcherley Ashley, Jesus college, Christopher H. G. Butson, Magdalene college, William Spencer Dawson, Magdalene college, John Green, Emmanuel college, Arthur James Miller, M.A., Trinity college, Dublin; was admitted ad eundem of this universityAt the same Congregation a Grace passed the Senate confirming the following report of the New Library Syndicate. With a view to carry into effect the recommendation contained in a report of the New Library Syndicate of Dec. 5, and confirmed by a Grace of the Senate of Dec. 11, 1839, the following Grace was offered to the Senate and carried:—“To affix the seal of bonds of £300. each to the amount of £4,500., bearing interest at the rate of 4 per cent. per annum ; such interest to be paid out of the £500. annually charged on the Library Fund, by the above-mentioned grace, and the bonds themselves to the gradually paid off as the £500. so charged on the Library Fund shall supply the means.”—At the same Congregation the following Grace also passed the Senate :- -" To grant to the late Vice-Chancellor from the common chest the sum of £165. 11s. 7d. being the balance due to him on account of the Botanic Garden for the year ending at Michaelmas 1839.”—The following gentlemen were elected University scholars, on the Rev. Dr. Bell's foundation :Frederick Gell, Trinity college; Frederick Holdship Cox, Pembroke college.
APRIL 6.—The following gentlemen (Scholars, A.B.) of St. John's college were elected Fellows of that Society :— Foundation Fellows: Charles Colson, George Fearns Reyner, Frederick Samuel Bolton, Joseph Woolley, William Spicer Wood, Francis Llewellyn Lloyd, Francis France. On Platt's Foundation: Edward Docker, Nicholas Mortimer Manley, William Parkinson. -Congregations will be holden on the following days of Easter Term :-Wed. May 20, at Eleven. Wed. June 3, at Eleven. Thurs. June 11, (Stat. B.D. Comm.) at Ten. Wed. June 24, at Eleven. Sat. July 4, at Eleven. Mond. July 6, at Eleven. Frid. July 10, (End of Term) at Ten.- Notice has been given that the following will be the Classical Subjects of Examination for the Degree of B.A in the year 1842:
Demosthenes adversus Leptinem.
Juvenal Satires X. XIII. XIV. APRIL 8.-The Rev. John Oswald Routh, B.A., of Christ's college, was elected a Fellow of that Society, on the foundation of Sir John Finch and Sir Thomas Baines.
APRIL 21.-William Hildebrand, scholar of Clare-hall, and Augustus Frederick Padley, of Christ's college, late pupils in Oakham school, were appointed to general exhibitions, value forty pounds per annum.—The Rev. C. Churchill Bartholomew, M.A., formerly of Jesus college, has been presented to the curacy of Lympstone, Devon.
APRIL 24.- The Dean and Chapter of Wells elected the Ven. W. T. Parr Brymer, M.A., F.A.S., of Trinity college, and Archdeacon of Bath, a Canon Residentiary of the Cathedral church of Wells.- The Rev. Samuel Cresswell, B.A., formerly of St. John's college, has been presented by the Lord Chancellor to the vicarage of Radford.
APRIL 25.- The Rev. Thomas Starling Norgate, B.A., formerly of Caius college, was instituted to the rectory of Sparham, Norfolk, on the presentation of Edward Lobe, Esq., of Great Melton.—The Rev. R. Yonge, LL.B., of Catharine hall, has
been appointed to the Chaplaincy of Wolstanton and Burslem Union. -The Venerable Francis Hodgson, B.D., of King's college, the new Provost of Eton, who was one of the friends and correspondents of Lord Byron, translated the Satires of Juvenal. He was also joint-translator, with the late Dr. Butler, of Lucien Buonaparte's epic poem, Charlemagne, and on the promotion of that divine to the see of Lichfield and Coventry, he appointed Mr. Hodgson Archdeacon of Derby. Mr. Hodgson about two years ago married his second wife, one of the daughters of Lord Denman. Those well-known lively verses, written by Lord Byron in Falmouth Roads, beginning,
“Huzza! Hodgson, we are going,
Our embargo's off at last,” &c. were enclosed in a letter from his lordship to Mr. Hodgson, which thus concludes,
-“I leave England without regret-I shall return to it without pleasure. I am like Adam, the first convict sentenced to transportation, but I have no Eve, and have eaten no apple but was as sour as a crab."--R. L. Ellis, of Trinity college, and H. Goodwin, of Caius college, have been elected Smith's prizemen.
APRIL 29.—The Rev. William Percival Baily, M.A., Junior Fellow of Clare hall, was admitted a Senior Fellow of that Society.
APRIL 30.—The following gentlemen were elected scholars of Trinity college: Unwin Heathcoate, George Percival Smith, Alfred Martineau, Thomas Robinson, Thomas Richardson, Isaac Biap Turner, Charles Anthony Swainson, Frederick Currey, John Bowdler Gisborne, Fred. Ander. Goulburn, John Gylby Lonsdale, Edw. Henry J. Craufurd, Joseph Corbett Turnbull, John Bickerdike, William Smith, Hugh A. J. Munro, Joseph Finch Fenn, Benjamin Fred. Smith, Benjamin Shaw, Arthur Cayley, George Denman, Arthur Lowther, George Nugée.
MAY 4.-A meeting of the Philosophical Society was held this day, the president, Dr. Hodgson in the chair. Professor Kelland (of Edinburgh) made a communication on the Law of Molecular Attraction.
MAY 6.-At the Congregation held this day, the following Graces were offered to the Senate :-- 1. “To appoint Mr. Skinner, of Jesus college, an Examiner for Tyrrwhitt's Hebrew scholarships.”—2. “To appoint Mr. Eyres, of Caius college, an Examiner for Tyrwhitt's Hebrew scholarships.”--3. “To allow Mr. Power, of Trinity Hall, to resume his Regency.”—4. “To affix the Seal to a Conveyance of three roods and three perches of land in Bradwell-cum-Hollins in Cheshire, part of the Hulse Estate, to the Manchester and Birmingham Railway Company.'
-Alexander James Edmund Cockburn, Esq., LL.B. Fellow of Trinity Hall, has been appointed Recorder of Southampton. Meeting of the Cambridge Philosophical Society for the remainder of Easter Term :-Monday, June 1.—– Edmund Thompson, B.A., Scholar of Christ's college, was elected a fellow of that society, on the foundation of Sir John Finch and Sir Thomas Baines.- -At a Congregation held the same day, the following degrees were conferred :—Honorary Masters of Arts: Viscount Clive, St. John's college; Honorable G. Percy Sydney Smythe, St. John's college; Viscount Newport, Trinity college; Francis Leslie Pym, Trinity college.
-Masters of Arts: J. Hemery, Trinity college; Rev. George Arthur Clarkson, Jesus college; S. Wanton, St. John's college; Henry Orine Wood, St. John's college; Edward Selwyn, Catherine hall.- Bachelors of Arts: Frederick Williams, Corpus Christi college; Henry Maltby, St. John's college; Edward Everett, St. John's college ; Henry Claydon, Caius college ; Harry Bennett Smith, Trinity college; William Bell, Corpus Christi college; Louis Alexander Beck, Jesus college; John Sheldon, Catharine hall; Charles Lawford, Trinity college; George Hawker, Trinity college; Walter Cockburn, Trinity college; Charles Henry Wilson, Trinity college ; Alexander Chirol, Clare hall; William Henry Child, Caius college ; John Foy, Trinity hall. - Bachelor in Civil Law: Rev. Eardley Wilmot Michell, Queens' college.
May 7.—The first meeting of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society was held at St. John's Lodge. The following communications were made to the society :A list of the MSS. in his collection, which relate to Cambridge-University, County or Town:-by Sir Thomas Phillips.—Measurement of a part of Ely Cathedral, made in the 13th century :—by the same.- -The catalogue of books, “cathenati in Libraria,” given by the Founder of the college; transcribed from the Register of St. Catharine Hall:- by the Rev. Prof. Corrie, who also held out the hope of enhancing the value of his communication by presenting some notices of the volumes, at a future occasion. A copy and translation of the Statutes of King's college :-by James Heyward, Esq., Trinity college.- A Legendary Account of the Foundation of the Town of Cambridge, from a MS. of the 15th century.-A Latin Poem on Drunkenness, by Henry Rogers, Fellow of King's college, in the 17th century. Both these papers were presented by the Secretary, James Orchard Halliwell, Esq., of Jesus college. -A copy of a much abbreviated Chronicle of the 15th century, comprising the years between 1377 and 1469, and containing a few notices of University proceedings :—by the Treasurer, the Rev. J. J. Smith, Gonville and Caius college.--The following presents were also added to the society's collection of printed works :- A Letter of John Dryden to Waller, printed for private distri. bution, and from the original in his possession :-by Sir Henry Dryden, Bart.; and by the same. - Le Art de Venerie, pas Guyllame Twici, from a MS. in Sir Thomas Phillips's collection at Middlehill, Worcestershire.—The Cambridge Portfolio, by the Rev. J. J. Smith.-Several remains of Antiquity, found in the neighbourhood, were exhibited by Mr. Deck.-A committee was appointed to superintend the printing of such communications as may be judged worthy of publication. After the proposal of several members, both honorary and ordinary, the meeting adjourned. -The Rev. W. Belgrave, M.A., of St. John's college, has been presented to the rectory of Preston, Rutlandshire, vacant by the death of the Rev. Henry Shield.—The Rev. T. Cane, M.A., formerly of St. John's college, has been presented to the perpetual incumbency of Halloughton, by the Prebendary of the Prebend of Halloughton, in the collegiate church of Southwell.—Mr. Chittenden, late of St. John's college, has been appointed the head Master of the Exeter Diocesan Board of Education School.-The Rev. Peter Von Essen, B.A., formerly of Queens' college, minister of St. John's chapel, Workington, has been presented to the rectory of Harrington, Cumberland.—Mr. James Garvey, B.A., late scholar of Christ college, has been appointed to the third mastership of Repton Grammar-school, in Derbyshire.—The Rev. Richard Milner, B.A., late scholar of St. John's college, has been appointed to the perpetual curacy of St. Michael-le-Gile, alias Barnoldswick, in Craven, Yorkshire, void by the resignation of the Rev. M. Barnard, M.A. - The Lord Bishop of Ripon has presented the Rev. Joseph Milton, M.A., formerly of Jesus college, of Kirkby Malzeard, to the vicarage of Osmotherley, in Allertonshire, vacant by the death of the Rev. Wm. Clere Burges. The Rev. J. Mitchell, B.A., formerly of St. John's college, vicar of Kingsclere, Hants, has been appointed chaplain of Portsmouth gaol.--The Rev. Samuel Leland Oldacres, B.A., late of Emmanuel college, has been presented to the perpetual curacy of Woodborough, Nottinghamshire, vacant by the death of the Rev. Charles Fowler. Patrons, the Chapter of Southwell.—The Lord Bishop of Sodor and Mann has appointed the Rev. Henry Joseph Stevenson, M.A., formerly of Jesus college, his lordship’s examining chaplain.—The Rev. William John Travis, M.A., chaplain of Trinity college, has been presented by the Duke of Rutland to the rectory of Lidgate, Suffolk, in the diocese of Ely.—The Rev. John Twells, M.A. of Trinity college, has been instituted by the Chapter of Southwell to the Vicarage of Eaton, on the presentation of the Archbishop of York, as patron of the vacant prebend of Eaton.
- The Rev. George Atkinson Walker, M.A., has been appointed by the Rev. Dr. Hook, vicar of Leeds, to a curacy in that extensive parish.The Rev. Mr. Warner, of Southampton, has been appointed by the Rev. Christopher Atkinson to the curacy of St. Paul's church, Leeds. On the 11th inst, the Rev. H. P. Jones, M.A., of Corpus Christi college, was instituted by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol, to the rectory of Hazleton-cum-Yanworth, Gloucestershire, vacant by the death of the Rev. Cornelius Pitt. Patron, the Lord Chancellor.
May 16.-On Tuesday last, the Rev. James Ind Smith, M.A. late Scholar of Trinity College, was elected Librarian of that society, in the room of the Rev. Charles Warren, M.A.- The Rev. Francis Shepherd, M.A. Fellow of Clare Hall, in this University, has been appointed by the Master and Fellows of Trinity Hall, Minister of St. Edward's parish, in this town.—The Rev. W. Belgrave, M.A. of St. John's college, in this University, has been presented to the
rectory of Preston, Rutlandshire, vacant by the death of the Rev. Henry Shield.—The Lord Bishop of Ripon has presented the Rev. Joseph Milton, M.A., formerly of Jesus College, in this University, of Kirby Malzeard, to the vicarage of Osmotherly, in Allertonshire, vacant by the death of the Rev. William Clere Burges.—The Rev. Samuel Leland Oldacres, B.A., late of Emmanuel College, in this University, has been presented to the perpetual curacy of Woodborough, Nottinghamshire, vacant by the death of the Rev. Charles Fowler. Patrons, the Chapter of Southwell.
TUESDAY, February 11, 1840......9 to 113.
By MR. JERRARD.
Translate into Latin HEXAMETERS and PENTAMETERS :
The isles of Greece, the isles of Greece !
Where burning Sappho loved and sung,
Where Delos rose, and Phæbus sprung!
And Marathon looks on the sea;
I dream'd that Greece might still be free;
Which looks o'er sea-born Salamis ;
And men in nations ;-all were his !
Into LATIN ALCAICS :
No war, or battle's sound
The idle spear and shield were high up hung,
The trumpet spake not to the armed throng,
His reign of peace upon the earth began :
Whisp’ring new joys to the mild ocean,
TUESDAY, February 11, 1840.......127 to 31.
By Mr. KENNEDY. To be translated into ENGLISH PROSE:
Sed, quum est illud imperitissime dictum, de populis fundis, quod commune est liberorum populorum, non proprium fæderatorum: ex quo intelligi necesse est, aut neminem ex sociis civem fieri posse, aut etiam posse ex fæderatis : tum vero jus omne noster iste magister mutandæ civitatis ignorat; quod est, judices, non solum in legibus publicis positum, sed etiam in privatorum voluntate. Jure enim nostro neque mutare civitatem quisquam invitus potest, neque, si velit, mutare non potest, modo adsciscatur ab ea civitate, cujus esse se civitatis velit: ut, si Gaditani sciverint nominatim de aliquo cive Romano, ut sit is civis Gaditanus, magna potestas sit nostro civi mutandæ civitatis, nec fædere impediatur, quo minus ex cive Romano civis Gaditanus possit esse.
Duarum civitatum civis esse, nostro jure civili, nemo potest: non esse hujus civitatis civis, qui se alii civitati dicarit, potest. Neque solum dicatione, quod in calamitate clarissimis viris Q. Maximo, C. Lænati, Q. Philippo Nuceriæ, C. Catoni Tarracone, Q. Cæpioni, P. Rutilio Smyrnæ vidimus accidisse, ut earum civitatum fierent cives. Hanc ante amittere non potuissent, quam hujus solum civitatis mutatione vertissent. Sed etiam postliminio potest civitatis fieri mutatio. Neque enim sine caussa de Cn. Publicio Menandro, libertino homine, quem apud majores Legati nostri in Græciam proficiscentes interpretem secum habere voluerunt, ad populum latum, ut is Publicius, si domum revenisset, et inde
omam rediisset, ne minus civis esset. Multi etia superiore memoria cives Romani sua voluntate, indemnati et incolumes, his rebus relictis, alias se in civitates contulerunt.-CICERO PRO BALBO, 12. (27. 28.)
Give some account of Balbus' cause.
Explain the three modes in which this might be effected.
Me perlongo intervallo? prope memoriæ temporumque nostrorum primum hominem novum Consulem fecistis et eum locum, quem nobilitas præsidiis firmatum atque omni ratione obvallatum tenebat, me duce, rescidistis, virtutique in posterum patere voluistis. Neque me tantummodo Consulem, quod est ipsum per sese amplissimum, sed ita fecistis, quomodo pauci nobiles in hac civitate Consules facti sunt; novus ante me nemo. Nam profecto si recordari volueritis de novis hominibus, reperietis, eos, qui sine repulsa Consules facti sint, diuturno labore atque aliqua occasione esse factos, quum multis annis post petissent, quam Prætores fuissent, aliquanto serius, quam per ætatem ac per leges liceret: qui autem anno suo petierint, sine repulsa non esse factos : me esse unum ex omnibus novis hominibus, de quibus meminisse possimus, qui Consulatum petierim, quum primum licitum sit; Consul factus sim, quum primum petierim : ut vester honos ad mei temporis diem petitus, non ad alienæ petitionis occasionem interceptus, nec diuturnis precibus efflagitatus, sed dignitate impetratus esse videatur.—CICERO II. CONTRA RULLUM. I. 2. (3).
2 What interval had elapsed ?