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United College, St. Andrews.
“Reason thus with Life:
. . . . . Thou hast nor youth nor age;
1. Explain the sense in which keep’st,' worm,' accommodations,' 'affects,''complexion,' odds,' are used.
2. Parse that dost this habitation hourly afflict,' thy blessed youth becomes as aged,' more thousand deaths.'
3. Explain the allusions in skiey influences,' death's fool,'
UNITED COLLEGE OF ST. SALVATOR AND
ST. LEONARD, ST. ANDREWS.
BURSARY EXAMINATION, October 30, 1871.
* Translate into Latin Prose :
side of Artaxerxes, had his views been confined to the defence or
first subdued, and his successors had for a long time possessed, the ; whole extent of Asia as far as the Propontis and the Ægæîn Sea:
the provinces of Carla and Ionia, under their empire, had been
gover 1 by Persian satraps; and all Egypt, to the confines of - Ethig had acknowledged their sovereignty. Their rights had -, been suspended, but not destroyed, by a long usurpation; and as
soon as he received the Persian diadem, which birth and successful valour bad placed upon his head, the first great duty of his station called upon him to restore the ancient limits and splendour of the monarchy. The Great King, therefore (such was the haughty style of his embassies to the Emperor Alexander), commanded the Romans instantly to depart from all the provinces of his ancestors, and, yielding to the Persians the empire of Asia, 1) content themselves with the undisturbed possession of Europe.
een suspendedacknowledged in and all Egyptir empire, had Sea