The History of Harvard University, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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J. Owen, 1840
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Page 676 - He passed the flaming bounds of Place and Time: The living throne, the sapphire blaze, Where angels tremble while they gaze, He saw; but, blasted with excess of light, Closed his eyes in endless night.
Page 175 - Council, and Senate of this Commonwealth are and shall be deemed their successors ; who with the President of Harvard College for the time being, together with the ministers of the Congregational churches in the towns of Cambridge, Watertown, Charlestown, Boston, Roxbury, and Dorchester...
Page 507 - State ; and whereas the encouragement of arts and sciences and all good literature tends to the honor of God, the advantage of the Christian religion, and the great benefit of this and the other United States of America...
Page 675 - Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward.
Page 649 - From all that dwell below the skies, Let the Creator's praise arise ; Let the Redeemer's name be sung, Through every land, by every tongue. 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord ; Eternal truth attends thy word : Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more.
Page 555 - George Ticknor, Smith Professor of the French and Spanish Languages and Literature, and Professor of Belles Lettres.
Page 659 - But not on one, or all of these, does the fame of our alma mater repose. A hundred kindred spirits in every calling, in every part of the land, in ancient and modern days, alike assert their claim to her spiritual lineage, and form the crown of her glory : "Felix prole virum; qualis Berecynthia mater Invehitur curru Phrygias turrita per urbes, Lseta deum partu, centum complexa nepotes, Omnes ccelicolas, omnes supera alta tenentes.
Page 508 - It is declared, that all the said gifts, grants, devises, legacies, and conveyances, are hereby for ever confirmed unto the President and Fellows of Harvard College, and to their successors, in the capacity aforesaid, according to the true intent and meaning of the donor or donors, grantor or grantors, devisor or devisors.
Page 176 - College; provided, that nothing herein shall be construed to prevent the legislature of this commonwealth from making such alterations in the government of the said university, as shall be conducive to its advantage, and the interest of the republic of letters, in as full a manner as might have been done by the legislature of the late Province of the Massachusetts Bay.
Page 163 - The young gentlemen are already taken up with politics. They have caught the spirit of the times. Their declamations and forensic disputes breathe the spirit of liberty. This has always been encouraged, but they have sometimes been wrought up to such a pitch of enthusiasm, that it has been difficult for their Tutors to keep them within due bounds ; but their Tutors are fearful of giving too great a check to a disposition, which may, hereafter, fill the country with patriots ; and choose to leave...

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