The Oxford University and City Guide: On a New Plan Containing a Full Description of the Colleges, Halls, Public Buildings, Libraries, Gardens, Walks, Pictures and Statues, in Oxford, with an Account of the Dresses, Examinations, Degrees, Distinctive Ranks, Manners, Customs, &c. of the Members of the University. To which is Added A Guide to Blenheim, the Seat of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough; Also an Account of Two Roman Villas, &c
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Page 141 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Page 78 - ... by the sight of the Gorgon's head on Pallas's shield, against which she in vain opposes her snaky tresses ; her fall is so precipitous, that she has no command of her arms. Then RAPINE, with her fiery eyes and grinning teeth, her hands imbrued in blood, holding a bloody dagger in one hand, in the other a burning torch, threatening the destruction of learning and its habitations; but she is overcome by the Herculean Genius of POWER and BRAVERY. Next is represented brutish scoffing IGNORANCE, endeavouring...
Page 138 - To the Glory of God, and in grateful commemoration of His servants, Thomas Cranmer, Nicholas Ridley, Hugh Latimer, Prelates of the Church of England, who, near this spot, yielded their bodies to be burned ; bearing witness to the sacred truths which they had affirmed and maintained against the errors of the Church of...
Page 177 - The buildings of this Hall compose a quadrangle, formed by the Principal's Lodgings on the north, the Hall and Chapel on the south, and on the east and west by apartments for the students. The CHAPEL was built in 1640, at the expense of several benefactors. In 1777, John Oswald, Bishop of Raphoe, gave 100/.
Page 204 - The dress of the Chancellor is of black damask silk, richly ornamented with gold embroidery, a rich lace band, and square velvet cap, with a large gold tassel. " The Proctors wear gowns of prince's stuff, the sleeves and facings of black velvet; to the left shoulder is affixed a small tippet. To this is added, as a dress, a large ermine hood. " The Pro-Proctor wears a Master of Arts' gown, faced with velvet, with a tippet attached to the left shoulder.
Page 30 - Going on to the right hand, on the other side of the gateway, are four figures, viz., the Schoolmaster, the Lawyer, the Physician, and the Divine. These are ranged along the outside of the library, and represent the duties and business of the students of the house.
Page 191 - Persons who have migrated from one College or Hall, in the manner prescribed by the Statutes, and have been admitted in some other College or Hall within the space of three months, are deemed to have had their names constantly on the books, provided that during this interval they have not avoided any exercise or other burden which the University requires to be borne by its members. Doctors and Masters of Arts, who have ceased to be Members of the University, and afterwards return to it; or who have...
Page 99 - Theology ; to induce a mental habit of associating the view of natural phenomena with the conviction that they are the media of Divine manifestation ; and, by such association, to give proper dignity to every branch of natural science.
Page 36 - ... College. At the entrance of the Water Walk there formerly stood a very large and ancient oak, which fell down in 1789. Of the timber of this tree a very handsome chair was made, which is an article of furniture in the President's Lodgings. This College was founded in 1456, by William of Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester, and Lord Chancellor in the reign of Henry VI. for a President, forty Fellows, thirty Demies (Scholars so called on account of their originally being entitled to half-commons only),...
Page 139 - The holy catholic or universal church, which is the communion of saints, the house of God, the city of God, the spouse of Christ, the body of Christ, the pillar and stay of the truth ; this church I believe, according to the Creed ; this church I do reverence, and honour in the Lord.