The Beta Theta Pi, Volume 28 (Google eBook)

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Page 261 - Oft, in the stilly night, Ere Slumber's chain has bound me, Fond Memory brings the light Of other days around me : The smiles, the tears, Of boyhood's years, The words of love then spoken ; The eyes that shone, Now dimmed and gone, The cheerful hearts now broken ! Thus, in the stilly night, Ere Slumber's chain has bound me. Sad Memory brings the light Of other days around me.
Page 10 - FOR YOU, O DEMOCRACY COME, I will make the continent indissoluble, I will make the most splendid race the sun ever shone upon, I will make divine magnetic lands, With the love of comrades, With the life-long love of comrades. I will plant companionship thick as trees along all the rivers of America, and along the shores of the great lakes, and all over the prairies, I will make inseparable cities with their arms about each other's necks, By the love of comrades, By the manly love of comrades.
Page 261 - When I remember all The friends so linked together, I've seen around me fall Like leaves in wintry weather, I feel like one Who treads alone Some banquet hall deserted, Whose lights are fled, Whose garlands dead, And all but he departed.
Page 164 - And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan [son of Saul], was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.
Page 444 - Saturn laughed and leaped with him. Yet nor the lays of birds nor the sweet smell Of different flowers in odour and in hue Could make me any summer's story tell, Or from their proud lap pluck them where they grew; Nor did I wonder at the...
Page 181 - Congress passed an act donating public lands to the several states to establish "colleges for the benefit of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts." In 1864 this act was extended to the new state of West Virginia, and in 1867 the West Virginia Agricultural College was founded. The trustees of the Monongalia Academy gave to the state all of the real estate and personal effects of the Academy. The building and grounds of Woodburn Seminary, a school for girls in Morgantown, were also donated, and the new...
Page 135 - A long pull, and a strong pull, and a pull all together ! [Cries, and drops his face on arm, upon table.
Page 181 - Academy to raise $2o,oo0 by lottery, and the drawings for this lottery were conducted January 26, 1832. In later years the Monongalia Academy became an institution of wide reputation, drawing students at one time from fourteen states. For more than fifty years it was the leading school in Virginia west of the mountains. On July 2, 1862, Congress passed an act donating public lands to the several states to establish "colleges for the benefit of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts.
Page 418 - Commission to Revise and Codify the Criminal and Penal Laws of the United States as "[i]n accordance with the policy of recent legislation...
Page 182 - Monongalia county, and is a beautiful little town of thirty-five hundred inhabitants, on the Monongahela river and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, 103 miles east of Wheeling, and the same distance south of Pittsburg. It has the modern conveniences of natural gas, waterworks, electric lights, and local and long-distance telephones, and is noted for its healthful conditions, physical, social and moral. There are churches of the following denominations in the town: Presbyterian, Methodist Episcopal,...

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