A history of Dartmouth college and the town of Hanover, New Hampshire, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Vermont Printing Co., 1913 - Hanover (N.H.)
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Page 697 - THIS INDENTURE, made this day of , in the year One thousand, nine hundred and , between of , the party of the first part...
Page 148 - Sir, I know not how others may feel ' (glancing at the opponents of the college before him), ' but, for myself, when I see my Alma Mater surrounded, like Caesar in the...
Page 103 - An act to amend the charter and enlarge and improve the corporation of Dartmouth College." Among other alterations in the charter, this act increases the number of trustees to twenty-one, gives the appointment of the additional members to the executive of the state, and creates a board of overseers, with power to inspect and control the most important acts of the trustees.
Page 148 - Here the feelings which he had thus far succeeded in keeping down broke forth. His lips quivered ; his firm cheeks trembled with emotion ; his eyes were filled with tears ; his voice choked, and he seemed struggling to the utmost simply to gain that mastery over himself which might save him from an unmanly burst of feeling. I will not attempt to give...
Page 168 - The decision in that case did more than any other single act, proceeding from the authority of the United States, to throw an impregnable barrier around all rights and franchises derived from the grant of government ; and to give solidity and inviolability to the literary, charitable, religious and commercial institutions of our country.
Page 698 - Part further covenants and agrees to merchandise such wheat in foreign ports , it being understood and agreed between the Party of the First Part and the Party of the Second Part...
Page 148 - ... shall our State Legislatures be allowed to take that which is not their own, to turn it from its original use, and apply it to such ends or purposes as they, in their discretion, shall see fit...
Page 148 - It is, Sir, as I have said, a small College. And yet, there are those who love it .' " Here the feelings which he had thus far succeeded in keeping down, broke forth. His lips quivered; his firm cheeks trembled with emotion ; his eyes were filled with tears, his voice choked, and he seemed struggling to the utmost simply to gain that mastery over himself which might save him from an unmanly burst of feeling.
Page 147 - ... his audience without the slightest effort or weariness on either side. It was hardly eloquence, in the strict sense of the term ; it was pure reason. Now and then, for a sentence or two, his eye flashed and his voice swelled into a bolder note, as he uttered some emphatic thought ; but he instantly fell back into the tone of earnest conversation, which ran throughout the great body of his speech. A single circumstance will show you the clearness and absorbing power of his argument.
Page 80 - A True and Concise Narrative of the Origin and Progress of the Church Difficulties in the vicinity of Dartmouth College in Hanover.

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