Alumni Register, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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General Alumni Society, 1901
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Page 18 - There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being evolved.
Page 404 - DON'T you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt,— Sweet Alice whose hair was so brown, Who wept with delight when you gave her a smile, And trembled with fear at your frown...
Page 227 - ... mere improvement of the sense. For though much credit is not due to the fidelity, nor any to the judgment of the first publishers, yet they who had the copy before their eyes were more likely to read it right, than we who read it only by imagination.
Page 385 - I have laboured to make a covenant with myself that affection may not press upon judgment ; for I suppose there is no man that hath any apprehension of gentry or nobleness, but his affection stands to the continuance of so noble a name and house, and would take hold of a twig or a twine thread to uphold it.
Page 122 - ... translations and reprints from the original sources of European history to undertake its publication.
Page 132 - The signs in our streets have inscriptions in both languages, and in some places only German. They begin of late to make all their bonds and other legal instruments in their own language, which (though I think it ought not to be) are allowed good in our courts, where the German business so increases, that there is continued need of interpreters ; and I suppose in a few years they will also be necessary in the Assembly, to tell one half of our legislators what the other half say.
Page 538 - Each essay must be typewritten, designated by a motto or device, and accompanied by a sealed envelope bearing" the same motto or device and containing the name and address of the author. No envelope will be opened except that which accompanies the successful essay. The committee will return the unsuccessful essays if reclaimed by their respective writers or their agents within one year.
Page 388 - WHEN I was young, I said to Sorrow: ' Come and I will play with thee.' He is near me now all day, And at night returns to say : ' I will come again to-morrow— I will come and stay with thee.
Page 385 - And yet Time hath his revolutions ; there must be a period and an end to all temporal things— -finis rerum, an end of names and dignities, and whatsoever is terrene, and why not of De Vere ? For where is Bohun ? Where is Mowbray ? Where is Mortimer ? Nay, which is more and most of all, where is Plantagenet ? They are entombed in the urns and sepulchres of mortality. And yet let the name and dignity of De Vere stand so long as it pleaseth God!
Page 176 - Dissertations on the Reciprocal Advantages of a Perpetual Union between Great Britain and her American Colonies.

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