1848 The Lancet  
EXERCISES FOR DEGREES. 1st. To perform the exercise called Responsions, which are 'fixed to take place in Michaelmas term, on 26th October; in Hilary term, on the Wednesday after Septuagesima Sunday; and in Trinity term, on the Monday after the first Sunday in that term. This exercise consists in an examination in the 'Greek and Latin languages, (chiefly with a view to their grammatical construction,) in the rudiments of logic, or in Euclid's Elements of Geometry. 2nd. To be publicly examined.
more » ... publicly examined. Public examinations are held twice a year-viz., in Michaelmas term, beginning on the second day of November; and in Easter term, beginning on the Friday which follows the second Sunday after Easter. 'The examination comprises, 1st. The rudiments of religion; .2nd. The literœ humaniores; 3rd. The elements of the naatlaematical sciences, and of physics. Degrees are publicly conferred once a year on all those students who have finished a collegiate education.
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