Letter to the Right Honourable Lord John Russell, M.P., First Lord of His Majesty's Treasury, on the Constitutional Defects of the University and Colleges of Oxford: With Suggestions for a Royal Commission Inquiry Into the Universities (Google eBook)
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Page 9 - NUMBERS xxx. 2. If a man vow a vow unto the Lord, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond, he shall not break his word; he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth. THERE is a
Page 11 - the fallacy of asking several questions which appear to be but one; so that whatever one answer is given, being of course applicable to one only of the implied questions, may be interpreted as applied to the other; the refutation is, of course, to reply separately to each question.
Page 30 - Let us fall into the hands of the Lord, for His mercies are great, and let us not fall into the hands of man
Page 122 - the example of Time itself, which indeed innovateth greatly, but quietly, and by degrees scarce to be perceived.
Page 84 - The cause of the failure is easy to discover. The Universities had everything, except the most necessary element of all—Freedom : which, by the immutable laws of nature, is always an indispensable condition of real and permanent prosperity in the higher intellectual cultivation and its organs. In vain has brute force at
Page 1 - not one of you so mean and base, That hath not noble lustre in his eyes.
Page 9 - Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths.
Page 116 - We are men of ruined blood: Therefore comes it we are wise: Fish are we that love the mud, Rising to no fancy-flies.
Page 16 - distribution of the free alms, or bounty of the Founder of them to such persons as he has directed.