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A Collection Of College Words And Customs

Auhtor: Benjamin Homer Hall

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... object of the day,-uncouth appearance. After the ceremonies, the students quietly congregate in some room in college to count these favors and to ascertain ...
... College of William and Mary, which was founded in 1693, imitated in its laws and customs the English universities, but especially the University of ...
... With dirty hands and towzeled heads. Songs of Yale, 1853, p. 16. MEDALIST. In universities, colleges, &c., one who has gained a medal ...
... Greek, or Hebrew, is termed original composition. Composition there is of course, but more Latin than Greek, and some original Composition.-Bristed's ...
... PROFF. Abbreviated for Professor. The Proff thought he knew too much to stay here, and so he went his way, and I saw him no more.-The Dartmouth, ...
... Professor unexpectedly absents himself from recitation. ADJOURN. At the University of Vermont, this word as a verb is used in the same sense as ...
... hard words. One morning he told me the gentleman in the next room contagious to mine desired to speak to me. I once overheard him give a fellow-servant ...
... word is rendered more probable by the fact, that the early spelling was, to a great extent at least, Soph_i_more, as appears from the manuscripts ...
... cents per term from each member of the class. THEME-PAPER. In American colleges, a kind of paper on which students write their themes ...
... him for some time, Mr. Mason finally threw him. Having by this time collected his ideas of the game, when another antagonist appeared, tripping ...
... the Baccalaureate, four weeks before Commencement, by a committee, in connection with the Faculty.-Cal. Wesleyan Univ., 1849, p. 22. BACHELOR. ...
... Professor Sidney Willard observes: The Buttery was in part a sort of appendage to Commons, where the scholars could eke out their short commons ...
... are in force at all other American colleges. At Union College the statute on this subject was formerly in these words: No class meetings ...
... year, of those who have been the principal Benefactors of the University. The practice is now discontinued. At the first Commencement, all ...
... the English universities, an exercise or Latin sermon, which is required of every candidate for the degree of D.D. Used sometimes in America. ...
... The qualifications of a crammer are given in the following extract from the Collegian's Guide. The first point, therefore, in which a crammer ...
... and shortly after sold the engine to the then town of Cambridge, on condition that it should never be taken out of the place. A few years ago ...
... general body from which the other college officers are chosen, consist of those four or five Bachelor Scholars in each year who pass the best examination ...
... some time after.-Ibid., p. 125. One of our Scholars, who stood a much better chance than myself, gave up from mere funk, and resolved to go out ...
... a verb of all-work.-Bristed. There were but few pensioners who hung out servants of their own.-Bristed's Five Years in an Eng. Univ., Ed. ...