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3. In what ways was Christianity introduced among

the English, the Irish, and the Scotch, respectively ?

4. Montesquieu has eulogised our English ancestors

for having “made the protection of foreign merchants an article of their national liberty.” What protection does he refer to ?

5. Describe very briefly the constitution of a com

plete Parliament in the latter part of the reign of Edward the First, including in your description a sketch of the steps by which the various elements obtained their place therein.

6. Describe briefly the condition of the labouring

population in England prior to the outbreak of 1381.

7. Write a short note on Sir Thomas More's Utopia,

and shew to what extent its leading theories were in advance of the time.

8. Trace briefly the rise of Puritanism in England.

9. What was (a) the occasion, (b) the nature, and (c) the purpose, of each of the following Acts:

(a) De Haeretico Comburendo.
(6) The Act of Navigation.
(c) The Five Mile Act ?

10. Give an account of the occasion and of the pro

visions of the Petition of Right. Why was it called a Petition ?

11. Describe the attempted arrest of the Five Members,

and explain why the step was illegal. 12. State and criticise the foreign policy of Oliver


13. “A reign of bad government but good laws.”

Comment on this estimate of the reign of Charles the Second.


The Board of Examiners.

Answer fully and clearly NINE, and only nine, of the

following questions.

1. Write a brief account of Scotch affairs during the

reign of Elizabeth.

2. Write a brief account of Irish affairs during the

reign of Elizabeth.

3. The reign of William the Third was remarkable

for many financial changes. Describe some of them.

4. How do you account for the long predominance of

the Whig party during the earlier portion of the

eighteenth century ? 5. Describe the origin, growth, and peculiarities of

the English Cabinet.

6. Describe briefly the chief measures of the first and

second Rockingham Administrations.

7. What was Mr. Dunning's celebrated motion in

1780, and by what proceedings on the part of the Court was it justified ?

8. Explain the circumstances under which the Duke

of Wellington quitted office in 1830.

9. Give an account of the chief social and political

measures passed by the Whig Ministry of Lord

Grey. 10. Sketch the course of events which happened during

the Russell Ministry, 1846-1852.

11. When and under what circumstances was respon

sible government established (a) in Canada, (6) in Victoria ?

12. Trace the history of the dispute which was settled

by “Godolphin's Award."


The Board of Examiners.

Answer fully and clearly EIGHT, and only Eight, of the

following questions.

1. What do you consider to be the proper subject

matter of Political Economy ? Mention the chief difficulties connected with the study.

2. On what conditions does the efficiency of labour

depend ?

3. Define Rent. What causes determine the rent of

(a) water privileges; (6) mines; (c) building lots ?

4. What are the merits and the defects of inconvertible

paper money?

5. Is it true that the productive power of agriculture

in any community is the limit of that community's

power of exchange? 6. Is it essential to the maintenance of high wages in

Victoria that the products of the “pauper labour of Europe” shall not be sold freely in our markets?

7. Explain the function of exchange as an aid to


8. Explain the meaning of the following terms

Bi-metallism, par of exchange, bank money, the money market, balance of trade.

9. Distinguish between Anarchism, Communism,


10. Describe the leading features of the “Mercantile


11. What are the principal causes which tend (a) to

increase, (b) to diminish the gain of the employer ?

12. State concisely the principal dangers of State inter

ference in the economic relations of society.



Professor Marshall-Hall.

1. What is the meaning of “phrasing ?2. What are the technical means of producing

"expression ?"

3. Copy out the melody of(a) Beethoven's Op. 10 No.1. 1st movement bars

1-16; 32-36; 48-67. (6) 2nd movement bars 1-8; 24-29; 35-42. Add

phrase and expression marks, and any necessary comments.

4. Quote the first and second subjects in Schubert's

B minor Symphony, 2nd movement, and add

phrase and expression marks. 5. Quote the first eight bars of Mozart's Fantasia

Sonata, add phrase and expression marks.
Explain them.

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