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St. David's College, Lampeter (Paperback): Wales Univ St David's Univ Coll, Wales Univ, St David Wales Univ

St. David's College, Lampeter (Paperback)

Wales Univ St David's Univ Coll, Wales Univ, St David Wales Univ

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: nominal Welsh college duties devolved upon the senior scholar of the College, who retained two scholarships, and had his residence at College free of expense for performing the office of assistant tutor, an office that does not appear to have been contemplated by the College Charter. The remuneration for the services of the assistant tutor, it is said, consists of being free of rent and college expenses, and in retaining their scholarships, items which intrench but very little indeed upon the general funds. The present Welsh Lecturer and Assistant Tutor, we have been informed, has recently had the spiritual care of the parishes of Llanwnen and Silian, the churches of both are distant two and a-half, or three miles from the College, and as much from each other. Thus, for the sake of perpetuating the suppression or malappropriation of the salary of the Welsh professor, two parishes are, during term time, deprived of the week day services and supervision of their spiritual pastor, whilst his ineffective teaching of Welsh has resulted in the Bishops of St. David's and Llandaff sending to the College authorities the wretchedly written Welsh Examination Papers of the St. David's College candidates for orders. And as those very candidates were passed into the Church, we presume the papers were sent merely to show the authorities what a small measure of Welsh learning is at present actually necessary for admission as a Welsh minister of the Established Church. " A knowledge of the above facts has, we have no doubt, induced the Ecclesiastical Commissioners to do ' nothing for Lam- peter; ' for it is clear that one, at least, of the two nominal professorships might have been really and efficiently filled up, and supported by the available resources of the College, from the very first ye...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Wales Univ St David's Univ Coll • Wales Univ • St David Wales Univ
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-56090-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-56090-3
Barcode: 9780217560900

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