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[Cambridge High School and Dixwell Preparatory School Themes and Exercises] 

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Manuscript Metadata

Resource ID

2015

Access

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Contributed by

Frederik Wellmann

type of material

A. MS. portfolio

Category

JUVENILIA (MS 1628-1629)

description

By his own account CSP was admitted to the Cambridge High School in 1849 and "turned out" in the Spring of 1854; after studying mathematics for six months, he entered the Dixwell School, graduating in 1855. Listed below are CSP's themes and exercises from this period: "Fine Arts" (4 pp.), "The Deserted Village" (4 pp.), "Everyman the Maker of his own Fortune" (14 pp.), "Caesar and Hannibal their Decision of Character" (16 pp.), "The Crusades" (17 pp.), "The Panthenon" (17 pp.), "Raphael and Michael Angelo compared as men" (4 pp.), "The Strength and the Weakness of the Present Dynasty in France" (4 pp.), "Theme No. 3. Sophomore. What is your favorite virtue? etc." (2 pp.), "Translation of Part of Judith from the French of Eugene Scribe" (14 pp.), "Latin Exercises. Dixwell's" (50 pp.), "List of Poets of Whose Private History I have any Knowledge" (10 pp.), exercises in poetical meter (9 pp.), poetry (6 pp.), mathematical exercises (50 pp.).

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Autobiographical references

pagination

-

Date

1849/1854

manuscript number

1629

publication

n.p.

topic

JUVENILIA

manuscript contains non-textual content

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