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Page 342 - ... to countenance and inculcate the principles of humanity and general benevolence, public and private charity, industry and frugality, honesty and punctuality in their dealings; sincerity, good humor, and all social affections, and generous sentiments among the people.
Page 213 - Through the dear might of him that walked the waves Where other groves and other streams along, With nectar pure his oozy locks he laves, And hears the unexpressive nuptial song, In the blest kingdoms meek of joy and love. There entertain him all the saints above, In solemn troops and sweet societies That sing, and singing in their glory move And wipe the tears for ever from his eyes.
Page 517 - Shakespeare was of us, Milton was for us, Burns, Shelley, were with us, — they watch from their graves! He alone breaks from the van and the freemen, He alone sinks to the rear and the slaves! We shall march prospering, — not thro...
Page 342 - That every gift, sale or devise of land to any Minister, Public Teacher or Preacher of the Gospel, as such, or to any Religious Sect, Order or Denomination, or to, or for the support, use or benefit of, or in trust for, any Minister, Public Teacher or Preacher of the Gospel, as such, or any Religious Sect, Order or Denomination...
Page 342 - That every gift, sale or devise of land to any minister, public teacher or preacher of the gospel, as such, or to any religious sect, order or denomination, or to or for the support, use or benefit of, or In trust for, any minister, public teacher or preacher of the gospel, as such, or any religious sect, order or denomination...
Page 310 - It is a partnership in all science, a partnership in all art, a partnership in every virtue, and in all perfection. As the ends of such a partnership cannot be obtained in many generations, it becomes a partnership not only between those who are living but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born.
Page 238 - Besides many other important powers and duties, the regents have power to incorporate, and to alter or revoke the charters of universities, colleges, academies, libraries, museums, or other educational institutions ; to distribute to them funds granted by the state for their use; to inspect their workings and require annual reports under oath of their presiding officers ; to establish examinations as to attainments in learning and confer on successful candidates suitable certificates, diplomas and...
Page 442 - We'll get up a Latin one, and hand that over to you. Now, then, where's the first boy?" "Please, sir, he's cleaning the back parlor window," said the temporary head of the philosophical class. " So he is, to be sure,
Page 342 - ... it shall be the duty of legislatures and magistrates, in all future periods of this Commonwealth, to cherish the interests of literature and the sciences, and all seminaries of them; especially the university at Cambridge, public schools, and grammar schools in the towns...
Page 443 - Please, sir, he's weeding the garden," replied a small voice. " To be sure," said Squeers, by no means disconcerted. " So he is. Bot, bot, tin, tin, bottin, ney, ney, bottinuey, noun substantive, a knowledge of plants.

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