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July 15th, 1882.

But while drawing on his imagination thus lavishly, the author has no better means of portraying the forlorn condition of men than using words, which, by a slight alteration of pronouns, might be taken from any speech or newspaper of the present day. One or two passages will show this. The words in parenthesis

are our own.

The whole of the educational endowments of this country have been seized upon for the advantage of women (men). I suggested that a small proportion might be diverted for the assistance of men (women). Married men (women) with property, I showed, have no protection from the prodigality of their wives (husbands). I pointed out that the law of evidence as regards violence towards wives, presses heavily on the man (women). I showed that single men's (women's) wages are barely sufficient to purchase necessary clothing. I complained of the long hours during which men (women) have to toil in solitude or silence, of the many cases in which they have to do housework and attend to the babies, as well as do their long day's work.

Or again,

They (the London men) lacked the physical advantages of the higher classes and of the lower; they were mostly, in spite of the laws for the Promotion of Health and strength of Man, a puny, sickly, race; they had been taught a trade for instance, which it was not considered genteel to practise; they were not allowed to work at any occupation which brought in money, because it was foolishly considered ungentlemanly (unladylike) to work for money, or to invade as it was called, women's (men's) Province of Thought. Yet they had no money, and no dot, they had very little hope of marrying, and mostly they lounged at home, peevish, unhappy, ignorantly craving for the life of occupation.

Now we are quite ready to admit that a life of ignorance, indolence, and oppression, would be quite as bad for men as for women, but we cannot see why that which is brought forward as the ne plus ultra of degradation and unhappiness for the one sex, should be reasonable and desirable for the other. The arguments, indeed, are so very feeble, that it has been suggested that the author is a friend in disguise, and approves, while he affects to disparage the public influence of women. We say "he" for there is a thread of coarseness running through the texture of the book, which we are unwilling to believe owes its origin to a woman. The immediate cause for the Revolt of Man is, that under the new régime they are not allowed to marry

young and pretty women, and we need not do more than glance at the arguments and inuendos arising from this programme.



IN the examination for the Mathematical Tripos there were no women wranglers. Among the Senior Optimes, Miss Meyer, of Girton, was equal to 31; and Miss J. Anelay, Girton, between 37 and 38. There were no women Junior Optimes.

In the examination for the Classical Tripos, there were no women in the first and second division of the First Class, but in the third division there were Miss D. C. E. Clark, Girton, and Miss K. Jex-Blake, Girton.

In the Second Class, Miss A. Blagrave, Newnham, was in the first division, and Miss C. C. Black, Newnham, Miss E. M. Conder, Girton, Miss P. R. S. Hodge, Girton, and Miss E. M. Sharply, Newnham, in the third division.

In the Third Class, First Division, Miss C. M. Calthrop, Girton; Miss M. C. Dawes, Girton. Second Division: Miss C. A. Hutton, Girton. Third Division: Miss K. E. Dixon, Girton; Miss M. N. Easterfield, Girton; Miss A. M. Marsh, Newnham; Miss E. Sellers, Girton.

Miss James, of Newnham College, has been declared by the Examiners for the Classical Tripos, Part I., to have attained the standard of a third class.



Mr. G. E. Baker, Secretary to the Delegacy, has just published the following list of the candidates who have gained certificates at the recent examination :


FIRST EXAMINATION.-Cheltenham - Margaret Ellen Bealey, Ladies' College. Leicester-Ada Mary Winterton, Belmont House. Liverpool Florence Isabella Barendt. Norwich-Laura Allen. Oxford-Constance


Rose Bartlett and Grace Bartlett, Lady Margaret Hall Alice Maud Bayliss and Bertha Bell, Somerville Hall; Alice Mary Cotes, Clara Annie Crapper, Mary Alice Douglas, Mary Frances How, Ellen Mary Knox, Elinor Lucas, Lady Margaret Hall; Ada Louisa Lyne, Lucy O'Brien Owen, Margaret Annette Jane Chichele Plowden, Caroline Leslie Powell, Somerville Hall; Edith Louisa Willoughby; Ellen Sara Haycraft. Streatham Hill-Marie Romanow. Taunton-Elizabeth Frederica Maunder.

SECOND EXAMINATION (PASS).— Birmingham-Amy Sheppard. Cheltenham Elizabeth Sumner, Ladies' College. Crystal Palace - Eliza Paddon. OxfordMary Eleanor Benson, Lady Margaret Hall; Sarah Harriett Phillips Cooper, Ladies' College, Cheltenham ; Irene Nichols, Lady Margaret Hall.

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SECOND EXAMINATION (HONOURS). Oxford-Julia Frances Arnold; Eliza Dorothy Bradby, Lady Margaret Hall; Lilla Elizabeth Haigh, Gertrude Ward, and Mary Watson, Somerville Hall.

OXFORD LOCAL EXAMINATIONS.-In the regulations for the examination of women for the year 1883, the condition restricting the examinations to women over eighteen years of age has been removed.

The class lists in the Final Honours Examination for Women will henceforward be published in the University Gazette in the same form as those in the examinations for members of the University. Arrangements have also been made by which some of the College Lectures will be thrown open to female students. Among the lectures thus opened, will be those by the Master of University on English History; by Mr. Butcher, on Greek Literature; and by Mr. Pelham, on Ancient History.

SOMERVILLE HALL.-A new wing, containing twelve rooms, has been added to the Somerville Ladies' Hall, at Oxford, and will be opened in October; when also, two Exhibitions will be offered for competition-one given by the Clothworkers' Company, of £35 a year for three years, and another of £25 a year for two years. The names of candidates should be sent in before October 1st, to the Principal of the Hall, Miss M. Shaw-Lefevre.


The annual distribution of prizes at this College in the Faculties of Arts and Laws and of Science, took place June 28th, in the Botanical Theatre, which was filled, chiefly by students and their friends, including a large number of ladies. The Earl of Kimberley, President of the Collge, occupied the chair.

The CHAIRMAN, after presenting the prizes, said he had observed with great pleasure-and he was sure it had given pleasure to all present-the distinguished place which the ladies had taken in the competition for prizes. The Council must feel that they were fully justified in the step which they took in admitting the fair sex to their competitions; and he was glad to see the sister college of London, King's College was following the same course. In fact they might say now that the participation of women in the higher education of the country was thoroughly and firmly established.

The following prizes were awarded:-For the Mill Scholarship in Philosophy of Mind and Logic, J. G. Pease of Bristol, and LAURA POCOCK of London, were equal. The following embrace nearly all the other chief prizes:-Andrews Entrance Prizes, £20 each, English and other languages, H. R. Norris, of London; Science, Charles Platts, of London. Andrews Prizes, 1st year's students, £30, Charles Platts, of London, and H. R. Norris, of London; £20, F. W. Oliver, of Kew. Jews' Commemoration Scholarship, £15 per annum for two years, Charles Platts, of London. Rothschild Exhibition in Mathematics, £60, C. M. Jessop, of Cheshunt. Tuffnell Scholarship, General Chemistry, £100 per annum for two years, W. P. May, of Blackheath. Gilchrist Scholarship, £80, C. H. Lawson, of London. Ricardo Scholarship in Political Economy, £20 per annum for three years, D. S. MacColl, of London. Slade Fine Arts Scholarships, £50 per annum for three years, SARAH C. HARRISON, of London; Harrington Man, of London. Physics (Experimental), S. Rideal, of London. Philosophy of Mind and Logic, MARY L. G. PETRIE, of London; for the second prize in that branch of study, an Oriental student, P. Mukerji, of Dacca; EDITH M.




THOMPSON, of London, and EDITH R. WILLIAMS, of London, being marked "equal." Latin, senior class, Charles Platts, of London. Greek, composition prize and senior class prize, W. Ashburner, of London. English, composition prize, ADA S. BALLIN, of London, J. G. Pease, of Bristol. French, first prize and Fielden Scholarship of £25, A. L. Morris, of London. German, Herman silver medal and Fielden Scholarship of £25, MARY ANNE DRUMMOND, of Manchester. Mathematics, Charles Platts, of London. Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Charles Platts, of London. Analytical Chemistry, gold medal, A. G. Green, of London. Architecture (construction), Donaldson silver medal, C. M. Shiner, of London. English History, SUSANNA E. WELLS, of Kettering. Political Economy, B. B. Le Tall, of Sheffield. Jurisprudence, Charles Platts, of London. Roman Law, F. H. Hawkins, of Birmingham. Fine Art painting from life, prize of £10 and silver medal, C. Helroyd, of Leeds. Fine Art Anatomy, F. W. Bourdillon, of Tonbridge Wells.

The Report of the Council, which was read by Professor CAREY FOSTER, stated that five years ago Professor Clifford, whom they were then happy in having among them, in announcing that the Meyer de Rothschild Exhibition, which was given as the highest prize for Pure Mathematics, had been awarded to Miss Ellen Watson, spoke in very high terms of the remarkable mathematical ability which that young lady had displayed. Miss Watson died three years later in Natal, whither she had gone in the hope of recovering health broken by overwork. Many of those who knew her were unwilling that a life and character which gave so much hope of future high achievements should pass away without some record; and they had accordingly collected a fund to be called the "Ellen Watson Memorial Fund," which would in a few days be offered to the Council of University College on condition that the yearly income should be given as a prize of scholarship for the promotion of mathematical studies in the College. It was also added that a movement was on foot among friends of the College for the erection of a hall of residence for the women students and that

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