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

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J. Owen, 1840
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Page 509 - Wisdom, and knowledge, as well as virtue, diffused generally among the body of the people, being necessary for the preservation of their rights and liberties; and as these depend on spreading the opportunities and advantages of education in the various parts of the country, and among the different orders of the people, it shall be the duty of legislatures and magistrates, in all future periods of this commonwealth, to cherish the interests of literature and the sciences, and all seminaries of them;...
Page 507 - State ; and whereas the encouragement of arts and sciences and all good literature tends to the honor of God, the advantage of the Christian religion, and the great benefit of this and the other United States of America...
Page 509 - ... shall at the same time have a seat in the senate or house of representatives; but their being chosen or appointed to and accepting the same shall operate as a resignation of their seat in the senate or house of representatives and the place so vacated shall be filled up.
Page 656 - And are built upon the foundation of the prophets and apostles, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone ; in whom all the building fitly framed together, groweth into an holy temple in the Lord.
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 676 - 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 634 - Rev. GEORGE R. NOYES, DD, Hancock Professor of Hebrew and other Oriental Languages, and Dexter Lecturer on Biblical Literature.
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

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