Addresses at the inauguration of the Hon. Edward Everett, LL.D., as president of the University at Cambridge, Thursday, April 30, 1846 (Google eBook)

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C.C. Little and J. Brown, 1846 - 66 pages
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Page 6 - From all that dwell below the skies, Let the Creator's praise arise ; Let the Redeemer's name be sung, Through every land, by every tongue. 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord ; Eternal truth attends thy word : Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more.
Page 51 - Business, read a little History, study the Mathematics and Cosmography : these are good, with subordination to the things of God. Better than Idleness, or mere outward worldly contents. These fit for Public services,! for which a man is born.
Page 37 - In those vernal seasons of the year, when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against nature, not to go out and see her riches, and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth.
Page 5 - ll guard till we with them shall sleep. 4 Thy kindness to our fathers shown, In weal and woe, through all the past, Their grateful sons, O God, shall own, While here their...
Page 5 - IN pleasant lands have fallen the lines That bound our goodly heritage, And safe beneath our sheltering vines Our youth is blest, and soothed our age. 2 What thanks, O God, to Thee are due, That Thou didst plant our fathers here, And watch and guard them as they grew, A vineyard to the planter dear ! 3 The toils they bore our ease have wrought; They sowed in tears, in joy we reap; The birthright they so dearly bought We...
Page 56 - Mammon led them on, Mammon, the least erected Spirit that fell From Heaven; for even in Heaven his looks and thoughts Were always downward bent, admiring more The riches of Heaven's pavement, trodden gold, Than aught divine or holy else enjoyed In vision beatific.
Page 55 - But moral education is much too important an object to be left to follow as an incidental effect from mere literary culture. It should be deemed the distinct duty of a place of education to form the young to those habits and qualities which win regard and command respect, gentleness of deportment, propriety of conduct, the moral courage "that will make them hate the cowardice of doing wrong," willing obedience to the laws of virtue, and a profound reverence for sacred things;...
Page 38 - Difficile est hoc de omnibus confirmare; sed tamen est certum, quid respondeam. Ego multos homines excellenti animo ac virtute fuisse et sine doctrina naturae ipsius habitu prope divino per se ipsos et moderatos et graves exstitisse fateor : etiam illud adjungo, saepius ad laudem atque virtutem naturam sine doctrina quam sine natura valuisse doctrinam.
Page 23 - Sive mutata iuvenem figura Ales in terris imitaris almae Filius Maiae, patiens vocari Caesaris ultor, Serus in caelum redeas, diuque 45 Laetus intersis populo Quirini, Neve te nostris vitiis iniquum Ocior aura Tollat ; hie magnos potius triumphos, Hic ames dici pater atque princeps, 50 Neu sinas Medos equitare inultos Te duce, Caesar.
Page 34 - ... should be cultivated, beyond the limits of an academical course, with a view to a complete liberal education, and secondly, by organizing a school of theoretical and practical science, for the purpose especially of teaching its application to the arts of life, and of furnishing a supply of skilful engineers, and of persons well qualified to explore and bring to light the inexhaustible natural treasures of the country, and to guide its vast industrial energies in their rapid development.

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