A History of Haverford College for the First Sixty Years of Its Existence (Google eBook)

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Porter & Coates, 1892 - 732 pages
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Page 81 - Clinton, in his actual Possession now being by virtue of a Bargain and Sale to him thereof made for ,one whole Year by Indenture, bearing Date the Day next before the Day of the Date of these Presents...
Page 210 - Of all we loved and honored, naught Save power remains, A fallen angel's pride of thought, Still strong in chains. All else is gone; from those great eyes The soul has fled: When faith is lost, when honor dies, The man is dead...
Page 48 - That all children within this province, of the age of twelve years, shall be taught some useful trade or skill, to the end none may be idle; but the poor may work to live and the rich, if they become poor, may not want.
Page 458 - Thro' the shadow of the globe we sweep into the younger day: Better fifty years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay.
Page 48 - Master for ye instruction & Sober Education of youth in the towne of Philadelphia, Sent for Enock flower, an Inhabitant of the said Towne, who for twenty Year past hath been exercised in that care and imployment in England...
Page 47 - That the Governor and provincial Council shall erect and order all public schools, and encourage and reward the authors of useful sciences and laudable inventions in the said province and territories thereof.
Page 530 - I knew Of no more subtle master under heaven Than is the maiden passion for a maid, Not only to keep down the base in man, But teach high thought, and amiable words And courtliness, and the desire of fame, And love of truth, and all that makes a man.
Page 483 - ... and kindness of God, that curse may be greatly mitigated; and he is the only person who knows, for himself, and in his domestic circle, that wisdom's ways are " ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Page 40 - I both saw my loss and lamented it ; and applied myself with the utmost diligence, at all leisure times, to recover it ; so false I found that charge to be which in those times was cast as a reproach upon the Quakers, that they despised and decried all human learning, because they denied it to be essentially necessary to a gospel ministry, which was one of the controversies of those times.
Page 47 - That all children within the province of the age of twelve years shall be taught some useful trade or skill, to the end that none may be idle, but the poor may work to live, and the rich if they become poor may not want.

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