examination-paper love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A written or printed series of questions, problems, or other matters, to be answered or worked out, to demonstrate the knowledge, skill, or progress of the person examined.
  • n. A written series of answers or solutions by a person examined.


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  • One night, because of two swift bangs down-stairs, which Anthony fearfully but unavailingly investigated, they lay awake nearly until dawn asking each other examination-paper questions about the history of the world.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • Most of the mistakes into which popular thinking has fallen in this matter -- the mistakes which culminate in the famous examination-paper definition of faith as 'a means of believing that which we know not to be true '-- would be avoided if we would only remember, with St. Paul and most of the greater religious thinkers, that the true antithesis is not between faith and reason but between faith and sight.

    Philosophy and Religion Six Lectures Delivered at Cambridge

  • I never heard of any examination upon them; nor is it easy to imagine Agassiz as preparing a syllabus, or formulating or correcting an examination-paper.

    Louis Agassiz as a Teacher

  • And now that this quarrel had arisen -- much sooner than she could have hoped -- providentially brought about by an astronomical examination-paper, Mrs. Ingham-Baker was forced to face the humiliating fact that she felt sorry for Luke.

    The Grey Lady

  • Collegium Juridicum brings in the examination-paper.

    Norse Tales and Sketches

  • "To look at an examination-paper," were the words which, in his embarrassment, sprang to his lips, but he checked them just in time.

    Julian Home

  • A few days after, Mr Grayson asked him to what Bruce had alluded in his insinuation about an examination-paper.

    Julian Home

  • I saw you coolly read over the whole examination-paper, you know, which wasn't the most honourable thing in the world to do -- "

    Julian Home


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