Report of the Examinations Conducted by the Council of Higher Education, Newfoundland

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1918
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Page 52 - (a) The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate; Death lays his icy hand on kings— Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.
Page 51 - them. Ethereal minstrel, pilgrim of the sky; Dost thou despise the earth, where cares abound? Or, while the wings aspire, are heart and eye Both with thy nest upon the dewy ground— Thy nest which thou canst drop into at will, Those quivering wings composed, that music still? 6.
Page 116 - Assensere omnes: et, quae sibi quisque timebat, Unius in miseri exitium conversa tulere. Jamque dies infanda aderat; mihi sacra parari, Et salsae fruges, et circum témpora vittae, Eripui, fateor, leto me, et vincula rupi; Limosoque lacu per noctem obscurus in ulva Delitui dum vela darent, si forte dédissent. Nee mihi jam patriam antiquam spes ulla videndi,
Page 92 - et ad Caesarem auxilii ferendi causa proficiscatur. Quod ubi auditum est, conclamant omnes, occasionem negotii bene gerendi amittendam non esse, ad castra iri oportere. Multae res ad hoc consilium Gallos hortabantur: superiorum dierum Sabini cunctatio, perfugae confirmatio, inopia cibariorum, cui rei parum diligenter ab iis erat provisum, spes Venetici belli, et quod fere libenter homines id, quod volunt, credunt. His rebus
Page 92 - non prius Viridovicem reliquosque duces ex concilio dimittunt, quam ab his sit concessum, arma uti capiant et ad castra contendant. Qua re concessa laeti, ut explorata victoria, sarmentis virgultisque collectis, quibus fossas Romanorum compleant, ad castra pergunt.
Page 92 - Est mihi tanti Quirites, huius invidiae falsae atque iniquae tempestatem subire, dum modo a vobis huius horribilis belli ac nefarii periculum depellatur. Dicatur sane eiectus esse a me, dum modo eat in exilium. Sed, mihi crédite, non est iturus. Numquam ego a dis immortalibus optabo, Quirites, invidiae meae levandae causa, ut L.
Page 116 - Tu rebus omnibus ornatus et copiosus sis, et dubites de possessione detrahere, adquirere ad fidem? Quid enim exspectas? bellum? Quid ergo? in vastatione omnium tuas possessiones sacrosanctas futuras putas? An tabulas novas? Errant, qui istas a Catalina exspectant. Meo beneficio tabulae
Page 114 - viennent voir au fond de l'étable un pauvre animal maigre exténué, battant de sa queue inquiète ses flancs décharnés, soufflant avec effroi et dédain sur la nourriture qu'on lui présente, les yeux toujours tournés vers la porte, en grattant du pied la place vide à ses côtes, flairant les jougs et les chaînes que son compagnon a
Page 109 - asunder. Whose high upreared and abutting fronts Piece out our imperfections with your thoughts; Into a thousand parts divide one man, And make
Page 61 - l'hirondelle est de retour, J'aime à revoir ma Normandie, C'est le pays qui m'a donné le jour. J'ai vu les champs de l'Helvétie, Et ses chalets et ses glaciers, J'ai vu le ciel de l'Italie, Et Venise et ses gondoliers. En saluant chaque patrie, Je me disais: Aucun séjour N'est plus beau que ma Normandie, C'est le pays qui m'a donné le jour.

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