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16 ADELPH! COLLEGE.
A. Minimum requirement. A knowledge of fundamental principles of
grammar, as, rules for the formation of the plural and of the feminine
in nouns and adjectives, the use of the articles, the place of the pronouns
and the regular and irregular verbs. Reading of two French books,
as, "Colomba," by Merimeeg "L'Abbe Constantin," by Halevyg and of
two plays arranged by Bocher, such as: "Mademoiselle cle la Seiglierej'
by AI. Sandeau, and "Le roman d'un jeune homme pauvre," by Feuillet.
Equivalents may be offered.
' B. Maximum requirement. A thorough knowledge of French grammar 5
use of the tenses, rules for the subjunctive and for the past participle, gov-
ernment of verbs, formation of adverbs, French idioms.
Reading: Le Pecheur d'Islande," by Loti, "La Tulipe Noii'e," by
Dumas, " La Mare au Diable," G. Sand, " La Belle Nivernaisef' Daudetg
" Le Cure de Tours," by Balzacg " Quatre-vingt-treize," V. Hugo. Com-
position. based upon the books read. Ability to take part in recitations
conducted in French. Equivalents may be offered.
A. Minimum requirement. A knowledge of elementary German QOtis:
joynes-Meissner, Part IJ, including irregular verbs, prepositions and con-
junctions. Reading of four German books, as, Storm, Immensee 5 Hillern,
Hoeher als die Kircheg Heyse, Das Maedchen von Treppig Schiller, Der
Neie als Onkel. Equivalents may be offered.
Bfidakimum requirement. A thorough knowledge of German gram-
mar Uoynes-Meissner, Thomas, completejg translation of easy English into
Germang ability to take part in recitations conducted in German, reading
and writing of German script. Reading of the following books for their
equivalentf Lessing, Minna Von Barnhelm, Schiller, Wilhelm Tell: Freitag,
Aus dem Staate Friedrichs des Grosseng Freitag, Soll und Haben.
Xenophon's Anabasis, 4 books: Homer's Iliad, 3 booksg sight reading 5
WoodruiT's Prose Composition.
A. Minimum requirement. Caesar, 4 books or its equivalent: Cicero,
B. Maximum requirement. Cmsar, 4 books or its equivalent, Cicero,
5 orationsg Vergil, Eneid, 4 books, sight reading in Ovid, Cicero and
Vergil g Daniell's Prose Composition.
VI. History. -
A. Ancient History down to the fall of the Roman Empire in the West.
Myers' text-book is recommended, though not prescribed.
B. United States History.
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ADELPHI COLLEGE. I5
1. READING. The candidate will be required to present evidence of a
general knowledge of the subject matter of the books here named, and to
answer simple questions concerning the lives of the authors. The form of
the test will usually be the writing of paragraphs upon chosen topics.
In connection with these tests the candidate may present an exercise-
book, properly certified by an instructor, containing compositions or other
written work done in connection with the reading of the books. The books
set for this part of the examination are:
' 1897: Shakspere's As You Like It, Defoe's History of the Plague in
London, Irving's! Tales of a Traveller , I-Iaxythornes Twice Told Tales,
Longfellow's mngelineg George Eliot's?Si.las Marner.
1898 : A ilton's Paradise Lost, Books I and II , Pope's Iliad, Books I and
XXII, The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator, Gpldsmghjs
Vicar of Wakefield, Coleridge's Ancient Mariner, Southey's Life of Nel-
son, Carlyle's Essay on Burns, Lowell's Vision of Sir Launfal, Haw-
thorne's H2335 the SEvEECEtb1es.
1899: Dryden's Palamon and Arcite, Pope's Iliad, Books I, VI, XXII,
and XXIV, The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator, Gold-
smith's Vicar of Wakeneld, Coleridge's Ancient Mariner, De Quincey's
Flight of a Tartar Tribe, Cooper's Last of the Mohicans, LoWell's Vision
of Sir Launfal , Hawthorne's House of the Seven Gables.
Igooz Dryden's Palamon and Arcite, Pope's Iliad, Books I, VI, XXII,
and XXIV, The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator, Gold-
smith's Vicar of Wakefield, Scott's Ivanhoe, De Quincey's Flight of a
Tartar Tribe, Cooper's Last of- the VIVI3hiCa11S3 TGIHIYSOIVS PUHCGSS?
Lowell's Vision of Sir Launfalz
2. This part of the examination presupposes a more careful study
of each of the works named below. The examination will be upon subject
matter, form and structure. b
1.8971 Shakspere's Merchant of Venice, Burke's Speech on Concili-
ation with America, Scott's Marmion , Macauka.y'sVLiffe of Sqnuekjogson.
1898 : Shakspere's Macbeth , Burke's Speechw oniConci1iation with
America , De Quinceyfs Flight of a Tartar Tribe , Tennyson's Princess.
1899, Shakspere's' Macbeth, Milton's Paradise Lost, Books I and II,
Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America , C2.QjdQiS,ESS3njLQ,TlB,1lU35-
IQOOZ Shakspere's Macbeth, Milton's Paradise Lost, Books I and II,
Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America , Macaulay's Essays on Milton
B. In lieu of the uniform college entrance requirement in English, can-
didates for admission to college from the Literary Course in the Sub-Col-
legiate Department of the Adelphi Academy will be permitted to offer the
work in English in the irst three years of that Department.
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ADELPHI COLLEGE. I7
A. Algebra, through Quadratics and Progressionsg Hall tk Knight's
text-book preferred, Plane.Geometry, Byerly's Chauvenet preferred.
B. College:Algebra and Solid Geometry.
A. Elementary Botany and Zoology.
B. Elementary Chemistry, non-metals.
C. Elementary Chemistry, metals.
D. Elementary Physics 9 introductory course, may be covered in four
weekly exercises for one semester with laboratory practice.
E. Elementary Physics, at least fone yearis study, four hours weekly,
with laboratory practice.
Of these subjects here numbered from I to VIII, all candidates must be
prepared to pass satisfactory examinations in the following :
English, I, either A or B, and Mathematics, VII, A, Algebra and
Plane Geometry. -
In addition, candidates for admission to the Classical Course must be
prepared in the following subjects: Ancient History, VI, Ag Latin, maxi-
mum requirement, V, B3 Greek, IV, and either French or German,
minimum requirement, II, A, or III, A.
For the Literary Course the following are the additional subjects re-
quired: Ancient History and United States History, VI, A, B 5 Science,
Botany and Zoology, Elementary Chemistry, non-metals, and Elementary
Physics, briefer course, VIII, A, B, D , Languages, any two of the follow-
ing: French, maximum requirement, II, B3 German, maximum require-
ment, III, B 5 Latin, maximum requirement, V, B.
For the Scientific Course the additional requirements re: United
States History, VI, B 5 Science, Chemistry, VIII, B, C, and Physics, VIII,
Eg'Mathematics, Advanced Algebra and Solid Geometry, VII, B3 Lan-
guages, any two of the following: Latin, minimum requirement, V, A:
French, maximum requirement, II, B, German, maximum requirement,
In each college year, at least fifteen hours a week of classroom Work
will be required. All choice of optional studies is subject to the approval of
Candidates for admission to advanced standing will be required to pass
satisfactory examinations upon the work already accomplished by the class
to which they wish to be assigned.
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