The Oxford University and City Guide, on a New Plan: Containing a Full Description of the Colleges ... in Oxford; with an Account of the Dresses, Examinations, Degrees, Distinctive Ranks, Manners, Customs, &c. of the Members of the University. To which is Added, a Guide to Blenheim

H. Slatter, 1839 - 210 pàgines

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Pàgina 120 - And the College was at that time so well furnished, as that they did not borrow any one actor from any College in town.
Pàgina 186 - The dress of the Chancellor is of black damask silk, richly ornamented with gold embroidery, a rich lace band, and square velvet cap, with a large gold tassel. " The Proctors wear gowns of prince's stuff, the sleeves and facings of black velvet; to the left shoulder is affixed a small tippet. To this is added, as a dress, a large ermine hood. " The Pro-Proctor wears a Master of Arts' gown, faced with velvet, with a tippet attached to the left shoulder.
Pàgina 173 - House is invested, in addition to his general right of suffrage, with a siispendiag negative upon each Grace for three times, as the Grace is proposed in three distinct Congregations ; but previously to the fourth supplication he is required to state privately to the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors the ground and proof of his objection, which are subsequently submitted to the judgment of the House for approbation or rejection.
Pàgina 176 - Chancellor, and Proctors, in the execution of their respective duties, and to defend the rights, customs, and liberties of the University. The office of Proctor is accompanied with great authority in the University, as it confers the power to inspect the conduct of its members, and to take cognizance of and punish all offences committed without the walls of a College. The Proctors are two Masters of Arts, of at least four years' standing, and not more than ten, who are chosen annually out of the...
Pàgina 33 - Going on to the right hand, on the other side of the gateway, are four figures, viz., the Schoolmaster, the Lawyer, the Physician, and the Divine. These are ranged along the outside of the library, and represent the duties and business of the students of the house.
Pàgina 171 - ... regency in arts ; viz. all doctors of every faculty, resident in the university ; all heads of colleges and halls, and in their absence, their deputies ; all professors and public lecturers ; the masters of the schools ; the public examiners ; the deans and censors of colleges ; and all other masters of arts, during the second year of their regency ; a general dispensation annually passing to conclude all necessary regencies with the first year.
Pàgina 78 - Justice, and a figure with a Palmbranch, the emblem of reward for virtuous actions; and the Roman Fasces, the marks of Power and Punishment. Printing, with a Case of Letters in one hand, and a Form ready set in the other, and by her several Sheets hanging to dry.
Pàgina 55 - A curious custom is occasionally observed in this College on the 14th of January; that of keeping the Mallard Night, in commemoration of the discovery of a very large mallard, or drake, in a drain, when digging for the foundation of the College. When this celebration takes place, an old song, called " The Swopping, Swopping Mallard,
Pàgina 95 - Theology ; to induce a mental habit of associating the view of natural phenomena with the conviction that they are the media of Divine manifestation ; and, by such association, to give proper dignity to every branch of natural science.
Pàgina 163 - The benefactors to it, in addition to the liberal provision made by the Founder, were Hugh Oldham, Bishop of Exeter, •who gave 6000 marks, besides lands; William Frost, of Avington, in Hampshire ; John Claymond, the first President; Arthur Parsons, MA who, in 1693, gave SOOO/.

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