Harper's Young People, April 27, 1880

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,296 / 57 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 644
Added to site: 2009.05.16
mnybks.net#: 24181
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stminster against all comers; and Stow, as you very likely know, died about A.D. 1600. There is, therefore, as you may see, a very great honor in being a "Queen's Scholar"; besides which, the prizes to be divided among them are very valuable. These consist of three junior studentships of Christ Church, Oxford, tenable for seven years, and worth about £120 a year; Dr. Carey's Benefaction, which divides £600 a year among the most needy and industrious of the scholars in sums of not less than £50, and not more than £100; and three exhibitions at Trinity College, Cambridge, of yearly value about £87, tenable until the holder has taken his Bachelor of Arts degree. The Queen's Scholars are partially maintained by the school; but all other boys, of which the average number is about one hundred and fifty, pay very handsomely for their education.

[Illustration: A VIEW OF WESTMINSTER.]

The government of this school is an absolute monarchy in the hands of the Head-Master, thou

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