The Alumni Bulletin, Volumes 5-6 (Google eBook)

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The University, 1898 - Universities and colleges
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Page 120 - HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA: because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered.
Page 120 - And thou, the scorn of every patriot name, Thy country's ruin, and her council's shame! Poor servile thing! derision of the brave! Who erst from Tarleton fled to Carter's cave; Thou, who, when...
Page 120 - That is, the holding the students all to one prescribed course of reading, and disallowing exclusive application to those branches only which are to qualify them for the particular vocations to which they are destined. We shall, on the contrary, allow them uncontrolled choice in the lectures they shall choose to attend, and require elementary qualification only, and sufficient age.
Page 120 - Go, wretch, resign the presidential chair, Disclose thy secret measures, foul or fair. Go, search with curious eye, for horned frogs, Mid the wild wastes of Louisianian bogs; Or, where Ohio rolls his turbid stream, Dig for huge bones, thy glory and thy theme.
Page 105 - University, of receiving subscriptions and donations, real and personal, as well from bodies corporate, or persons associated, as from private individuals. And that the said Rector and Visitors should, at all times, conform to such laws as the Legislature may, from time to time, think proper to enact for their government ; and the said University should, in all things, and at all times, be subject to the control of the Legislature.
Page 120 - That they should have power to appoint a Bursar, employ a Proctor, and all other necessary agents; To appoint and remove professors, two-thirds of the whole number of Visitors voting for the removal; To prescribe their duties and the course of education, in conformity...
Page 120 - ... by law charged on it for this institution; and in general. To direct and do all matters and things which, not being inconsistent with the laws of the land, to them shall seem most expedient for promoting the purposes of the said institution; which several functions they...
Page 120 - To the brave all homage render, Weep, ye skies of June ! With a radiance pure and tender, Shine, oh saddened moon ! " Dead upon the field of glory," Hero fit for song and story, Lies our bold dragoon. Well they learned, whose hands have slain him, Braver, knightlier foe Never fought with Moor...
Page 106 - These exercises with ancient nations, constituted the principal part of the education of their youth, Their arms and mode of warfare rendered them severe in the extreme ; ours, on the same correct principle, should be adapted to our arms and warfare ; and the manual exercise, military manoeuvres, and tactics generally, should be the frequent exercises of the students, in their hours of recreation. It is at that age of aptness, docility, and emulation of the practices of manhood, that such things...
Page 120 - ... 7. They shall have two stated meetings in every year, towit, on the first Mondays of April and October; and occasional meetings at such other times as they shall appoint, or on a special call, with such notice as themselves shall prescribe by a general rule, which meetings shall be at the university, a majority of them constituting a quorum for business; and on the death, resignation of a member, or failure to act for the space of one year, or on his removal out of the...

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