Great American Universities (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1910 - Universities and colleges - 528 pages
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Page 470 - City had given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History.
Page 489 - You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his manservant, or his maidservant, or his ox, or his ass, or anything that is your neighbor's.
Page 501 - But there are some people, nevertheless— and I am one of them-- who think that the most practical and important thing about a man is still his view of the universe.
Page 219 - As regents of a university with over one hundred instructors, supported by nearly two millions of people who hold a vast diversity of views regarding the great questions which at present agitate the human mind, we could not for a moment think of recommending the dismissal, or even the criticism, of a teacher, even if some of his opinions should, in some quarters, be regarded as visionary. Such a course would be equivalent to saying that no professor should teach anything which is not accepted by...
Page 142 - And should the worst come to the worst, it would be better for us if we were to turn our guns upon every vessel bringing Japanese to our shores rather than to permit them to land.
Page 185 - ... institutions, and for those who in other ways have made such preparation as may enable them to attend upon them with advantage. These lectures, in accordance with the educational systems of Germany and France, will form the proper development of the University, in distinction from the College or Gymnasium now in operation. Such a scheme will require the erection of an observatory, a large increase of our library and our philosophical apparatus, and additional Professors. A great work, it will...
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Page 285 - RESOLUTION NO. 12.) WHEREAS, It is the evident will of the people of this commonwealth that the University of Illinois shall be made so complete in its organization and equipment that no son or daughter of this State shall be obliged to seek in other states or other countries those advantages of higher education...
Page 352 - The necessity of rigorously punishing by legal penalties and by social exclusion those persons who commit frauds, betray trusts, or steal public funds, directly or indirectly. The fatal consequences to a community of any weak toleration of such offenses must be most distinctly pointed out and enforced.
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