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

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Page 678 - 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 677 - 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 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 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 375 - It shall be the duty of the professor to prepare and deliver, and to revise for publication, a course of lectures on the five following branches of law and equity, equally in force in all parts of our Federal Republic, namely, the Law of* Nature, the Law of Nations, Commercial and Maritime Law, Federal Law, and Federal Equity, in such wide extent as the same branches now are, and from time to time shall be, administered in the Courts of the United States, but in such compressed form as the professor...
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 48 - ; denouncing him as " an enthusiast, a censorious, uncharitable person, and a deluder of the people," and stating at large the reasons of their denunciation. The reproachful reflections Whitefield had cast upon the College they pronounced
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 it...
Page 532 - Geography, viz. the doctrine of the sphere, the use of the globes; the calculations of the motions and phenomena of the heavenly bodies according to the different hypotheses of Ptolemy, Tycho Brahe, and Copernicus, with the general principles of Dialling ; the division of the world into various kingdoms, with the use of the maps, and sea charts ; and the arts of Navigation and Surveying.
Page 708 - Leaders of the people by their counsels, and by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, wise and eloquent in their instructions...

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