The stranger's companion; forming a complete guide through the university and town of Cambridge


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Seite 24 - Term begins on the 10th of October, and ends on the 16th of December. LENT or JANUARY Term begins on the 13th of January, and ends on the Friday before Palm Sunday. EASTER or MIDSUMMER Term begins on the Wednesday se'nnight after Easter day, and ends on the Friday after Commencement day.
Seite 45 - midst studies too severe ! Foremost to mourn, was generous Southey seen, He told the tale, and show'd what White had been, Nor told in vain. Far o'er the Atlantic wave A wanderer came, and sought the poet's grave ; On yon low stone he saw his lonely name, And raised this fond memorial to his fame.
Seite 18 - COMMONERS, who are generally the younger sons of the nobility, or young men of fortune, and have the privilege of dining at the Fellows' table, from whence the appellation possibly originated.
Seite 25 - UNIVERSITY DRESSES. GRADUATES. — The Doctor in Divinity has three dresses : the first consists of a gown of scarlet cloth, with black velvet sleeves and facings, a cassock, sash, and scarf. This dress is worn on all public occasions in the Theatre, in public processions, and on those Sundays and Holidays which are marked thus (*) in the OXFORD CALENDAR.
Seite 44 - Unconquer'd powers, th' immortal mind display'd, But worn with anxious thought the frame decay'd Pale o'er his lamp and in his cell retired, The Martyr Student faded and expired.
Seite 10 - House, from its members wearing their hoods lined with white silk. All the rest constitute the NonRegent or Lower House, otherwise called the BlackHood House, its members wearing black silk hoods.
Seite 12 - In this court, all causes are tried and determined by the civil and statute law, and by the custom of the University.
Seite 53 - Sandwich, being brought from the islands of the South Seas by Captain Cook. Among the portraits in this Library, which for their merit are worthy admiration, are whole lengths (by Valentine Ritts,) of Dr. Isaac Barrow ; Dr. Neville ; Sir Henry Puckering; and Monk, Duke of Albermarle, in his robes, as Knight of the Garter ; and Charles Montague, Earl of Halifax, by Sir Godfrey Kneller ; also an original half-length of Shakespear, by Mark...
Seite 12 - CHANCELLORS•. The office of Chancellor is biennial, or tenable for such a length of time beyond two years as the tacit consent of the University may choose to allow. The election of a Chancellor must be within fourteen days after the vacancy.
Seite 34 - Court near the Hall. The Chapel, which was the ancient conventual Church, is built in the form of a cross, having a transept and a large square tower, rising from arches at the intersection of the nave. The tower has a very beautiful lantern story, once open to the nave^ but now shut out by a modern cieling.

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