History of the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania ... (Google eBook)
University of Pennsylvania, 1913 - 212 pages
The Philomathean Society was a student literary society which engaged in, among other literary activities, play acting and debating.
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A.M. Lawyer A.M. Moderator Academy Natural Sciences Adams Affirmative—Philomathean Alexander Alumni American Philosophical Society Arts Ashhurst Asst cast of Philo Charles Civil engineer Club Coll College of N. J. Decision awarded editor Univ Edward Francis Frank Franklin Institute George Greek salutatorian Haverford College Held at Price Henry Reed Historical Society Penna Instructor James John Joseph Josiah Harmar Judges Latin prize Latin Salutatory Law Academy Lewis LL.B LL.D M.D. Physician Magazine Medical Society member Academy Natural member American Philosophical member Historical Society member Penna Negative—Philomathean Oratory Prizes Ph.B Ph.D Phila Philo Debate prize Philo Debate Team Philo play Philolexian Society Philomathean Library Philomathean Society Pres Presbyterian clergyman Presiding Moderator Presiding Officer Price Hall Prof Professor Protestant Episcopal clergyman Robert Rosetta Stone Samuel Senior Oration Smith Society of Penna Society Sons Sons of Revolution stock broker teacher Thomas University of Pennsylvania valedictorian Valedictory Vice-Pres Walter Wharton winner
Page 21 - Little of all we value here Wakes on the morn of its hundredth year Without both feeling and looking queer. In fact, there's nothing that keeps its youth, So far as I know, but a tree and truth. This is a moral that runs at large; (Take it.
Page 32 - Build thee more stately mansions, 0 my soul, As the swift seasons roll ! Leave thy low-vaulted past ! Let each new temple, nobler than the last, Shut thee from heaven with a dome more vast, Till thou at length art free, Leaving thine outgrown shell by life's unresting sea ! OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES.
Page 61 - The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers; may he not leave us or forsake us...
Page 32 - Year after year beheld the silent toil That spread his lustrous coil ; Still, as the spiral grew, He left the past year's dwelling for the new, Stole with soft steps its shining archway through, Built up its idle door, Stretched in his last-found home, and knew the old no more.
Page 95 - That in the settlement of disputes concerning wages and hours of labor, employers are justified in refusing to make agreements with Labor Unions of which a majority of their employees are members.
Page 1 - Canada which, in 1962, on the occasion of the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the regiment, was so honoured by the city of Toronto, the first in the city's history.
Page 68 - The scientific analysis of the celebrated inscription of Rosetta, which, despite the confusion of the hieroglyphic style, remains an historic monument of great importance, has appeared to me especially worthy of praise, since it offers the first essay at independent investigation offered by the literature of the New Continent. It is for this national relation that I especially greet8 this independent work. Little versed myself in this class of studies, I ought, however, to greet the so conscientious...
Page 92 - That national party lines should be disregarded in the choice of Councils and administrative Officials in American Municipalities.