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Page 14 - ... the advance of science ; not by men who have retreated in terror into the sacred caves and refused to look out upon the universe as it is ; but by men who have preached and practised the righteousness of the prophets, and the aspirations of the Psalmist, and the blessed Sermon on the Mount, and " the first great commandment, and the second which is like unto it," and St. James's definition of
Page 7 - Within a year or two after Dr Gorham's return from Europe, Dr Dexter stated to him his own views, and offered to use his influence with the proper authorities to have Dr Gorham appointed adjunct professor of chemistry, if he would devote his attention particularly to that science.