The University of Texas Record, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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The University, 1901
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Page 213 - The most able men from the East and the West, from the North and the South...
Page 254 - tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing ; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims' pride, From every mountain side Let freedom ring!
Page 254 - My native country, thee, Land of the noble free, Thy name I love : I love thy rocks and rills, Thy woods and templed hills ; My heart with rapture thrills Like that above. Let music swell the breeze, And ring from all the trees Sweet freedom's song I Let mortal tongues awake ; Let all that breathe partake ; Let rocks their silence break, The sound prolong ! Our fathers...
Page 103 - It has failed to establish any public system of education, although possessed of almost boundless resources (the public domain) and, although it is an axiom, in political science, that unless a people are educated and enlightened it is idle to expect the continuance of civil liberty, or the capacity for self-government.
Page 130 - Texas, for instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts and the natural sciences connected therewith.
Page 128 - Asylums, together with such donations as may have been or may hereafter be made to either of them, respectively, as indicated in the several grants, are hereby set apart to provide a permanent fund for the support, maintenance, and improvement of said asylums. And the Legislature may provide for the sale of the lands and...
Page 281 - The government of the university shall be vested in a board of regents, to consist of eight members selected from different portions of the state, who shall be nominated by the governor, and appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Page 125 - Texas, together with all the proceeds of sales of the same, heretofore made or hereafter to be made, and all grants, donations, and appropriations that may hereafter be made by the State of Texas, or from any other source, shall constitute and become a permanent university fund.
Page 211 - ... a liberal endowment which will be adequate to the general diffusion of a good rudimental education in every district of the republic, and to the establishment of a university where the highest branches of science may be taught, can now be effected without the expenditure of a single dollar. Postpone it a few years and millions will be necessary to accomplish the great design.
Page 104 - Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of Democracy, and while guided and controlled by virtue, the noblest attribute of man. It is the only dictator that freemen acknowledge, and the only security which freemen desire.

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