Yale and "The City of Elms," (Google eBook)

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W. E. Decrow, 1882 - New Haven - 130 pages
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Page 54 - School has for its end the cultivation and promotion of the Arts of Design, viz.; PAINTING, SCULPTURE, and ARCHITECTURE, both in their artistic and aesthetic aims, through practice and criticism.
Page 2 - Born in America, in Europe bred, In Afric traveled, and in Asia wed, Where long he lived and thrived ; at London dead. Much good, some ill he did ; so hope all's even, And that his soul through Mercy's gone to Heaven. You that survive and read, take care, For this most certain exit to prepare ; For only the actions of the Just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust.
Page 51 - Every candidate will be required to write, legibly and correctly, an English composition of not less than two hundred words, and also to write English prose from dictation.
Page 127 - Hopkins, which is, to give some encouragement in those foreign plantations for the breeding up of hopeful youths, both at the grammar school and college, for the public service of the country in future times.
Page 49 - Class must be at least eightteen years of age, and must produce certificates of good moral character. No student who has not taken a degree from some collegiate institution, will be admitted as a candidate for a degree, until he has passed a satisfactory examination on the outlines of the History of England, and of the United States, and the text of the Constitution of the United States. This...
Page 46 - The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it. Return, we beseech thee, O God of Hosts : look down from heaven, and behold, and visit this vine; And the vineyard which thy right hand hath planted, and the branch that thou madest strong for thyself.
Page 54 - ... her husband to Yale amounted to $411,437.97, of which $317,882.50 went to the art school.2 There has been constant endeavor to make the school, as the founder wished, a factor in the undergraduate course and to cultivate the artistic taste of all the students/1 To the special student of art, it aims "to embrace a wide field of usefulness in connection with the knowledge and promotion of art, and to offer every facility to the student both in the way of criticism and technical discipline."4 In...
Page 4 - That it be recognized as comprising the four departments of which a university is commonly understood to consist, viz : The departments of theology, of law, of medicine, and of philosophy and the arts. Resolved, That the department of philosophy and the arts...
Page 71 - Lotophagi) which whoso tastes, Insatiate riots in the sweet repasts, Nor other home nor other care intends, But quits his house, his country, and his friends...
Page 9 - ... of a passage from some work of Xenophon. 13. The translation of English into Greek: Jones's Exercises, White's Lessons, and Keep's Lessons are suggested, as indicating the preparation required. 14. Greek History. 15. Higher Arithmetic — including the metric system of weights and measures. 16. Algebra — so much as is included in Loomis's Treatise, up to the chapter on Logarithms. 17. Plane Geometry. 18. French or German — so far as to translate at sight easy prose, the candidate being at...

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