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First Examination in Arts.




Paper set by-{'. M. Das Guera, Esq., B.A. (Oxon.).

J. N. -GUPTA, , ).

Head Eaminera H. M. PERCIVAL, Esq., M.A.


[Rev. J. BROWN, M.A.
J. S. ZEMIN, Esq.
Rev. D. E. EVANS, M.A.
R. L. MAITRA, Esq., M.A.
(J. A. CHAPMAN, Esq.

The figures in the margin indicate full marks.



1. Give in yonr

own words the substance of the conversation between the two brothers in Comus on (a) the dangers to which Beanty is exposed, and (b) the saving strength of Chastity.

2. Refer to passages in the text that show (a) the period in which the Minstrel is represented is singing his Lay, and (b) the period in which the events themselves sung of in the Lay are represented as having taken place.

3. Describe in your own words a Scottish Feudal Castle, under these 12 heads :-(a) the structare of the Castle itself, (b) its Honsehold, (c) the life of its Occupants in times of trnce, (d) preparations when a Border raid is announced.

4. Describe the lives of the three children of three honges,' from their childhood up to the time of Enoch's departure as boatswain in the China-bonud ship.

5. Give separately for each of the following passages (i) the context, 20 (ii) a connected explanation of the whole passage, and (iii) detached Sea.) notes on the expressions in italics :

(a) O foolishners of men ! that lend their ears

To those b edge doctors of the Stoic fur,
Anil ferch iheir precepts from the Cynic tub,
Praising the lean and sallow Abstinence.

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Wherefore did Nature pour her bounties forth
With such a full and unwithdrawing hand,
Covering the earth with odours, fruits, and flocks,
Thronging the sens with spawn innumerable.

But all to please and sate the curious taste?
(6) Not that, in sooth, o'er mortal urn

Those things inanimate can mourn;
But that the stream, the wood, the gale,
Is vocal with the plaintive wail
Of those, who, else, forgotten long,
Lived in the poet's faithful song,
And, with the poet's parting breath,

Whose memory feels a second death.
(c) For thither caine, in times afar,

Stern Lochlin's sons of roving war,
The Norsemen, train’d to spoil and blood,
Skill'd to prepare the raven's food ;
Kings of the main their leaders brave,
Their barks the dragons of the wave.
And there in many a stormy vale,
The Scald had told his wondrous tale ;
And many a Runic column high

Had witnessed grim idolatry.
(d) Then the great stars that globed themselves in heaven,

The hollower-bellowing ocean, and again
The scarlet shafts of sanrise—but no sail.
There often as he watch'd or seem'd to watch,
So still the golden lizard on him paused,
A phantom made of many phantoms moved
Before him haunting him, or he himself
Moved haunting people, things, and places, known
Far in a darker isle beyond the line.

6. Explain

14 (a) And the slope sun his upward beam

Shoots against the dusky pole.
(b) Thyrsis ? Whose artful strains have oft delay'd

The huddling brook to hear his madrigal.
(c) Helping all archin blasts, and ill-lack signs

That the shrewd meddling elf delights to make.
(d) He learned the art that none may name,

In Padua, far beyond the sea.
(e) When Surrey, of the deathless lay,
Ungrateful Tudor's sentence slew.

And he thrice had pluck'd a life
From the dread sweep of the down-streaming seas.
(g) The breath of heaven came continually

And sent her sweetly by the golden isles. 7. Explain :-(a) single darkness ; (b) plighted clouds; (c) stabled 10 wolves ; (d) virtuons plant; (e) canon laws; (f) neck-verse; (g) dire debate; (h) dint of glaive ; (i) march-treason pain; (j) lyke wake dirge; (ki planetary hour ; (1) busy sewers ; (m) pillar foliage-bound; (n) fnll sailor ; (o) a calling of the sea.



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Paper set by-{J. N. Das-Gurra, Esq., B.A. (Oxon.).


H. M.

J. -).
Head Examiner-H. M. PERCIVAL, Esq., M.A.




(L. TIPPING, Esq., B.A.

The figures in the margin indicate full marks.


1. 'I shall, endeavour to enliven morality with wit, and to temper 7 wit with morality.' Illustrate this from any of the papers in The Spectator.

2. Set forth, in your own words, the description of the English given, in The Spectator, by one of the four Indian kings. How does he think St. Paul's was built ?

3. State, in your own words, the substance of Helps’s remarks on these points :

(Sea.) (a) Practical Wisdom has nothing Epicurean in its nature.

(6) Objects that were, at the time the Essays were written, still awaiting the exercise of public Benevolence.

(c) Reason cannot be made to conform to domestic Authority.

(d) The very different motives that actuate men in joining the same political Party.

4. Give separately for each of the following passages, (i) the context, 16 (ü) a connected explanation of the whole passage, and (iii) a detached 4ea.) note on the expression in italics :

(a) Under this class of men are comprehended all contemplative tradesmen, titular physicians, fellows of the Royal Society, Templars that are not given to be contentious, and statesmen that are out of business. In short every one that considers the world as a theatre, and desires to form a right judgment of those who are the actors on it.

(6) The third artist that I looked over was Fantasque, dressed like a Venetian Scaramouch. He had an excellent hand ata Chimera, and dealt very much in distortions and grimaces. He would sometimes affright himself with the phantoms that flowed from his pencil; and one could say nothing more of his finest figures than that they were agreeable monsters.

(c) Not baving lived long enough to discover that his former cer. tainties are among the strangest things which a man looks back npon in the vista of the past ; not perceiving that time is told by that pendulum man, which goes backwards and forwards in its progress; they are mightily ashamed of inconsistency, and may be made to look upon reparation as a crime.

(d) Are we to consider the opposite party as so many Samaritans ; and is there nothing that we have ever heard or read, which should induce as to abate our Jewish antipathy to these brethren of ours who

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do not worship at our temple ? 'Salvation is with the Jews.' But this is never held out to us as any jnstification of our behaviour.

5. Explain :-(a) the revival of letters, (6) written in the Gothic 8 manner, (c) A freeman of London, (d) to keep one another in coun.(lea.) tenance, (e) to frequent Westminster Hall, (f) the oracles will Philip. pize, (g) a Pythagoroun silence, h) there is no drilling of men's heurts. 6. Write an essay in English on one only of the following subjects :

(a) The sense of Duty, and its influence on Conduct.
(6) Civilization : its Blessings and its Evils.

(c) Foreign Travel : its Pleasures and its Uses.
N.B.-Candidates will take notice that the essay is intended to be a
test in Original Composition, and that this will be kept in view in award.
ing marks to their essays.


Moderator-DR. C. E. COLLIS, M.A., Ph.D.

SJ. A. CUNNINGHAM, Esq., B.A., A.R.C.Sc.I. Paper-Setters, {

D. N. MALLIK, Esq., B.A., B.Sc.

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1. (1) The debts of a bankrupt amount to Rs. 32,231, and his assets consist of property worth Rs. 13,587 and an undiscounted bill for Rs. 764 duo 4 months hence, simple interest being reckoned at the rate of 4 per cent. per annum. How much in the rupee can he pay to his credito

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