tirocinium

Related to tirocinium: ameliorating, in favor of

tirocinium

(ˌtaɪrəʊˈsɪnɪəm)
n
(Military) archaic first or early training or experience, usually referring to the military
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Tirocinium

 a group of recruits or novices, 1651.
Example: tirocinium of genius, 1711.
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Her eagerness, her impatience, her longings to be with them, were such as to bring a line or two of Cowper's Tirocinium for ever before her.
Stroup (2010, 141-54) and Wilcox (2012, 79-98) note, respectively, that the young male can serve as an item exchanged between men to strengthen social bonds in the institutions of the tirocinium fori and the commendatio.
Este riesgo tiene tal vez un alcance mayor en el caso de Ciceron, pues su integracion como hombre politico de origen municipal a la elite dirigente involucro de manera decisiva no solo el sometimiento al modelo del tirocinium fori, sino tambien la adquisicion de urbanitas, que para el orador muchas veces exigia la perdida de su original acento municipal (Narducci 1989, 144).
The other signal case is at Portsmouth, where Fanny's homesickness for Mansfield brings to her mind Cowper's Tirocinium (1785), a poem portraying the misery of the boy at boarding school (420).
At Portsmouth she remembers Cowper's "Tirocinium": "With what intense desire he wants his home." "'With what intense desire she wants her home,' was continually on her tongue, as the truest description of [her] yearning ..." (499).
The Notes (which occupy one-third of the volume) are very well done, especially on satirical poems like 'Tirocinium'.
Throughout her career, and in her later novels especially, Jane Austen uses allusion to signal affinity as much as to barb satire.(6) In Mansfield Park Fanny's reflex-like recourse to Cowper marks her out as a heroine of sensibility, while references to his Tirocinium and The Task create a wider context for the internal debates on education and 'improvement'; even the decorative quotations from Scott's Lay fleetingly project a chivalric aura in keeping with the Burkean tenor of the whole.(7) What complicates Byron's presence in Persuasion is that he is at once the butt of criticism and an index to the novel's quick.
Newman was interestingly enough anticipated in this by the poet William Cowper whose poem "Tirocinium or a Review of Schools" advocated the tutorial method as better suited for dealing with "adolescents," which turns out to be the first use in the English language of that term as describing a developmental stage between childhood and adulthood (Cowper,353).
5.1) or the tirocinium fon of political life at home (Tacitus, Dial.