Report of the Examinations Conducted by the Council of Higher Education, Newfoundland
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Page 51 - How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest ! When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallow'd mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung ; By forms unseen their dirge is sung ; There Honour comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay ; And Freedom shall a while repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there ! ODE TO MERCY.
Page 25 - IF two triangles have two angles of one equal to two angles of the other, each to each ; and one side equal to one side, viz. either the sides adjacent to the equal...
Page 107 - Dux inclute Teucrum, ' Nulli fas casto sceleratum insistere limen ; 'Sed me cum lucis Hecate praefecit Avernis, ' Ipsa deum poenas docuit, perque omnia duxit. 565 ' Cnosius haec Rhadamanthus habet durissima regna, ' Castigatque auditque dolos, subigitque fateri, ' Quae quis apud superos, furto laetatus inani, ' Distulit in seram commissa piacula mortem. 'Continuo sontes ultrix accincta flagello 570 ' Tisiphone quatit insultans, torvosque sinistra 'Intentans angues vocat agmina saeva sororum.
Page 5 - Well, late in the evening, a servant came, and said a little boy wanted to see me. When he was brought in, I found it was a smaller brother of the boy that got my shilling, but, if possible, still more ragged and poor and thin.
Page 98 - If two triangles have the three sides of the one equal to the three sides of the other, each to each, the triangles are congruent.
Page 5 - Edinburgh, two gentlemen were standing at the door of an hotel one very cold day, when a little boy, with a poor, thin, blue face, his feet bare, and red with the cold, and with nothing to cover him but a bundle of rags, came and said, ' Please, sir, buy some matches ? ' ' No : don't want any,' the gentleman said. ' But they are only a penny a box,
Page 60 - A tangent to a circle is perpendicular to the radius drawn to the point of contact.
Page 4 - Fester'd wounds ask deeper lancing ; After-cures are seldom seen, Often sought, scarce ever chancing. Time and place give best advice, Out of season, out of price. Crush the serpent in the head, Break ill eggs ere they be hatch'd ; Kill bad chickens in the tread, Fledged, they hardly can be catch'd.
Page 4 - As he came gaping in his face, In at his mouth he thrust along ; For he could pierce no other place : And thus within the lady's view This mighty dragon straight he slew.
Page 18 - Where the great Sun begins his state Robed in flames and amber light, The clouds in thousand liveries dight; While the ploughman, near at hand, Whistles o'er the furrowed land, And the milkmaid singeth blithe, And the mower whets his scythe, And every shepherd tells his tale Under the hawthorn in the dale.