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a monk's story. 299
LIV.—A MONK'S STORY.— A.r>. 1434.
4 Hol I, Edmond Cross , conceive a monk ...
Hn The Ewgxish Woman's Jottrnax For July...
as had "been already described as " sifting " the candidates in the M a sa jor tisfactory Examina examination tions , and every in the candidate " Senior not " under t of 16 papers for , who examina passed in the
former or Minor Examinations , might be recommended - tion in the latter or final examinations . The Society ' s Union extendedand its Examinations were held , throughout nearly the
whole different king , laces dom . They Among were the held laces in the where spring they of had this been year at most 81
presented successfull p y 139 established . candidates was , who Glasgow p carried . off Glasgow 150 certificates , last spring , and ,
tion p and rizes , presented ri amoun zes amoun tin onl g t to in y £ 48 to £ ; 26 while didat London es , Mr who . , Chester with obtained its then immense 126 stated certificates popula that a , -
few p nights previousl g y he had . distributed . . . the certificates and , prizes to male and female candidates at the London Mechanics' Institution .
The Local Board there had been very successful . He was much pleased to see there , candidates coming them up year had after received year certifi , and
ca addin tes g certificate revious to ears certific at o ate the . r Some laces of at GlasowBradfordand - in different p parts y of London . The p system , of g examinations , , was
applicable everywhere . The certificates in the Major Examinations were recognised granted everywhere under the seal Those of the in Society the Minor of Arts Examinations , and were
. form were prepared issued by b the the Local Central Boards Committee on their bearing own authority on its , face but in the a
y , connexion with the Society of Arts , and of a uniform value everywhere . have
We understand that a considerable number of women availed themselves of what Mr . Chester calls the " Minor
Examinations . " The standard for these being lower , they are within reach of persons who might be excluded by insufficient education from the
higher examinations . The certificates are , of course , of a propormistakes tionately h lower ave heen value made . It ) th may at the not regulations be superfluous which to appear remark on the ( as
last Minor page Examinations of the Society onl ' s Programme and do not and A l _pj _^ to endix the , refer previous to th and ese appy
final Examinations of the y Societ , y of Arts .
A Monk's Story. 299
a monk ' s story . 299
Liv.—A Monk's Story.— A.R>. 1434.
LIV . —A MONK ' S STORY . — A . r > . 1434 . BY CAROLINE OXENDEN .
4 Hol I, Edmond Cross , Conceive A Monk ...
4 I , Edmond , a monk of this our well-beloved I-Iouse of lain the
Holy Cross , conceive it well , before I die , to set down a p narrative of certain sad circumstances of which I was an
eyewitness , which , wrapt in mystery as they are , may be a warning
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Jan. 1, 1863, page 299, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01011863/page/11/