University of Pennsylvania: Its History, Traditions, Buildings and Memorials ; Also a Brief Guide to Philadelphia (Google eBook)

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George Erazmus Nitzsche
International Printing Company, 1918 - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 328 pages
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Page 57 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
Page 57 - The Body Of Benjamin Franklin, Printer, (Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn out, And stript of its lettering and gilding,) Lies here, food for worms. But the work shall not be lost, For it will, as he believed, appear once more, In a new and more elegant edition, Revised and corrected By THE AUTHOR.
Page 14 - Wolcott, who was a member of the Continental Congress, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence...
Page 95 - O blessed letters, that combine in one All ages past, and make one live with all, By you we do confer with who are gone, And the dead-living unto council call; By you th' unborn shall have communion Of what we feel and what doth us befall.
Page 219 - Pattern: those commonly worn, with pointed sleeves for the Bachelor's degree; with long, closed sleeves for the Master's degree; and with round, open sleeves for the 'Doctor's degree. (2) Material: worsted stuff for the Bachelor's degree; silk for the Master's and Doctor's degrees. (3) Color: black. (4) Trimmings: for the Bachelor's and Master's degrees, the gowns are to be untrimmed.
Page 13 - In 1770 the charter rights and privileges of the college were absorbed by a new organization, called in its charter "The Trustees of the University of the State of Pennsylvania.
Page 174 - That the Speaker's chair be shrouded with black, and that the members and officers of the House wear mourning, during the session. 3. That a joint committee of both Houses be appointed to report measures suitable to the occasion, and expressive of the profound sorrow with which Congress is penetrated on the loss of a citizen, first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.
Page 275 - By order of the Assembly of the Province of Pennsylvania, for the State House in the City of Philadelphia, 1752.
Page 94 - And, seeing ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven, Unless you be possess'd with devilish spirits, You cannot but forbear to murder me.
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