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gation of the accumulated papers, the arbiters complete their final adjudication; on the day following a list of the honorati is publicly affixed in the Senate House, and the scene terminates with the ce
remony of admission to the first degree of Bachelor of Arts.” P. 77.
The best answer, however, to all its enemiesis the proud list of those great names, who have received their education within the walls of Cambridge.
“I cannot resist the opportunity, which here presents itself, of
following a great example, and of mentioning the names of a few of those distinguished men, whose celebrity, it is true, no additional. praise can increase, but of whom it is not always remembered that they were educated at Cambridge. They are inserted without any
particular regard to chronological accuracy. Archbishop Cranmer; Bishops Ridley, Latimer, and Andrews; Archbishops Whitgift and Parker; Jeremy Taylor, the celebrated bishop of Down; Bishop Walton, the famed editor of the London Polyglott; Castel, who published the Lexicon Heptaglotton; Ockley, the Orientalist; Dr. Isaac Barrow ; Cudworth; Spencer, the writer de Legibus Hebræorum; Joseph Mede, Dr. Seth Ward, bishop of Salisbury; Bishop Wilkins; Dr. Henry More, of Christ College; Lightfoot, the great Hebrew scholar; Pool, the author of the Synopsis; Bishops Beveridge and Kidder; Dr. Burnet, the master of the Charter House; Archbishop Tillotson; Bishops Cumberland, Patrick, Stillingfleet; Dr. Conyers Middleton; Bishops Hare, Sherlock, and Hoadly ; Dr. Samuel Clarke; Dr. Sykes; Bishop Chandler; Dr. Waterland; Wollaston, the author of the “Religion of Nature;’ Hartley;
Dr. Rutherforth; Dr. Jortin; Bishops Newton, Hurd, and Law;
Dr. Powell and Dr. Ogden, with numerous other great divines.Bacon; Newton ; Whiston; Oughtred ; Roger Cotes, whose early death was so justly lamented by Newton; Colson; Dr. Robert Smith, the master of Trinity; Saunderson; Wallis; Henry Briggs, the improver of logarithms; Horrox, who made the first observa
tions on the transit of Venus; Ray; Derham; Harvey, who dis-,
covered the circulation of the blood; Dr. Long, the master of Pembroke : Dr. Stephen Hales the author of ‘Vegetable Statics; Brook Taylor ; Dr. Waring ; Dr. Maskelyne, &c.—Chaucer (according to Mr. Tyrwhit, of Oxford); Spenser; Ben Jonson; Fletcher; Beaumont; Sir John Harrington, the translator of the Orlando Furioso ; Bishop Hall, one of our earliest writers of satires; Donne; Waller; Cowley; Milton; Dryden; Otway; Andrew Marvel; Sackville, Earl of Dorset; Duke of Buckingham, author of “The Rehearsal;’ Garth ; Fenton; Broome; Prior; Lee, the dramatic poet; Ambrose Philips; Granville, Lord Lansdowme; Vincent Bourn; Gray; Mason.—Crooke and Sir John Cheke, both Greek Professors; Roger Ascham; Bentley; Davies, the learned president of Queen's; Joshua Barnes; Dawes the author of Miscellanea Critica; Ashton; Markland; Wasse; Thirlby; Stanley, the editor of Æschylus; Taylor, the editor of Lysias and
Demosthenes; Bishop Pearce; Foster, the defender of Greek accents.-Cowell, the eminent civilian; Dr. Stukely, Dr. Cave, and Peck, the antiquaries; Bentham, the historian of Ely; Sir Robert Cotton ; Sir James Burroughs, the master of €aius, of architectural fame; Roger Gale, the antiquary ; Laurence Sterne.—Sir Thomas Smith, secretary of state to Edw. VI. : Cecil Lord Burleigh : Sir Francis Walsingham; the great lawyer Sir Edward Coke; Lord Falkland, so justly panegyrized in Clarendon’s History; Sir William Temple; Robert Nelson; Sir Thomas Gresham; Sir Robert Walpole ; IIorace Walpole, Lord Orford ; Lord Chesterfield; and Soame Jenyns.—For names of a more recent date, I refer the reader to the ample catalogue contained in the notes to the celebrated Spital Sermon of Dr. Parr.—In those who have arrived at years of maturity, and who fortunately find in the acquisition of knowledge its own reward, a recital, like the present, may serve .no other purpose than to generate pleasing reflections. But to those who are in the spring of life, to whom Philosophy is unfolding its earliest blossoms, the retrospect of those great and enviable characters who have adorned their country in past ages, must surely be productive of the happiest effects. It is of little conse*]uence that the ardent expectations of the young are frequently disappointed. The animating influence of emulation is not, on that account, the less beneficial ; and many who may never actually attain the object of their ambition, are yet successfully urged by the contemplation of the shining examples thus held forth to their view, to reject the solicitations of indolence and pleasure, and steadily to pursue the path which leads to honourable independence, to emiheace of station or to immortality of fame.” P. 95.
Of the principles of Mr. Wainewright we can speak with much satisfaction ; the following spirited defence of the high and leading principles of Church and State, as inculcated in the course of a Cambridge education, is well worthy the attention of the reader. - : “Whatever illiberal reflections may have been advanced against
the two Universities of the realm, by men either avowedly disaffected, or obviously indifferent to the welfare of our civil and ecclesiasti
..cal establishments, I may certainly venture to deny that at Cam
bridge, orthodoxy is maintained with any uncharitable disregard to the opinions of dissentients, or that a zealous attachment to the
government of the country is inculcated upon any other ground,
than because this preference is sanctioned by an impartial estimate of anterior times, and by the contemplation of the convulsive struggles, which have so long distracted the repose of continental Europe. Here, in the bosom of his Alma Mater, the student is taught, and taught with justice, to consider our Church Establishment as founded upon principles at once rational and sound, pure and practical; equally remote from papal superstition and the extravagances of sectarian fanaticism, Here he learns, and learns without delu- . ." - - Slop,
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o, ments of social intercourse, without endangering the security of so
-cial order. The one is professedly friendly to a rational, an enlarged, and an enlightened faith; the other is as resolutely hostile :to indiscriminate innovation and tumultuous reform.” P. 92.
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