H. ment of Europe by Treaty of Vienna; Course of Events in
Europe and America since 1815; Development and Growth of V
Parliamentary Government in England, United States, France, "
Germany; Unification of Italy; Eastern Question, its Origin.
and Progress, Balance of Power; Commerce ; Education ; Naval;
and Military Armaments of Modern Times; Republicanism in.
3- the United States, Conditions of its Perpetuity, Influence of
1, V the American Republic upon European Politics; Literature of
yd the English-speaking People, Probable Future of the Englishe
gf speaking Stock. `
,3 DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH.
In FREsHMAN CLAss.
5G First Te7m.Rhetoric and Composition; Diction and Sen-
1_ . tence Construction ; Punctuation; Recitations and Exercises on
3 the Blackboard.
Secoyzd Te7m.Narrative Composition; Written Essays read
[B in class and corrected ; Synonyms ; Prosody.
Ji r Sorrroiuoma CLASS.
ls? .Fi7st Tcm.English Prose and Poetry; Interpretations of .
L Masterpieces of English Prose and Poetry; VVritten Essays
L8- read in class and corrected.
I- Second Term.Studies in English Literature. `
3_ Each pupil is required to commit to memory and recite in
} class selections from the great English poets and prose writers,
,3 including parts of Shakspeares Julius Caesar and the Merchant
`d y of Venice ; Bacons Essays on Studies and Friendship ; Miltons ,_
` L Allegro and Il Penseroso, and extracts from the Areopagitica;
il Bunyans Golden City; Drydens Alexanders Feast; Grays
1 Elegy; parts of Golds1nith`s Deserted Village; passages from
Q- Burkes Speech on the Spirit of Liberty in the American Colo-
iv nies; Burns Cotters Saturday Night; VVordsworth Intima-
M tions of Immortality; Coleridges Hymn to Mont Blanc; the
; closing passages of VVebsters speech in reply to Hayne;_