Alpha Xi Delta, Volumes 3-4

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G. Banta, 1906 - Greek letter societies
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Page 113 - TRUE worth is in being, not seeming,— In doing each day that goes by Some little good — not in the dreaming Of great things to do by and by. For whatever men say in blindness, And spite of the fancies of youth, There's nothing so kingly as kindness, And nothing so royal as truth.
Page 8 - A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food, For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles.
Page 115 - And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then heaven tries the earth if it be in tune, And over it softly her warm ear lays: Whether we look, or whether we listen, We hear life murmur, or see it glisten; Every clod feels a stir of might. An instinct within it that reaches and towers, And, groping blindly above it for light, Climbs to a soul in grass and flowers.
Page 37 - Chairman: The chairman shall preside at the meetings. SEC. 2. Secretary: The duties of the secretary shall be as follows: She shall keep the minutes. She shall send reports of the Conference, within...
Page 35 - Schools and other secondary schools should be discountenanced, and that after four years from date of notification by Grand Presidents, each sorority in the Inter-Sorority Conference refuse to admit any young woman who has been a member of a sorority in a High School or a secondary school.
Page 37 - Sec. 4. The Delegate from the Sorority calling the Conference shall act as Chairman, and the Delegate from the Sorority next in order shall act as secretary of the Conference, and shall continue in office until she calls the next Conference. ARTICLE VII POWERS The powers of this organization shall be two-fold : first to propose legislation to the Sororities; second, to act...
Page 12 - Secretary shall then announce the result to all Grand Councils and chapters. The motions that have received a unanimous vote of all the Sororities shall at once become binding upon all chapters, the Grand Councils being responsible for the observance.
Page 35 - This committee met the local Pan-Hellenic and heard the claims of the sororities for special dispensation. The request from the Pan-Hellenic was read. The sororities asked for dispensation for two years and promised to pledge only seniors in High Schools, and to abolish floating pledges if the pledge does not enter the University one year from September following the pledging. It was moved and carried that the Conference recommend to the Grand Presidents that the request be granted on the conditions...
Page 103 - ... personality into the history she reads; to picture the passages of it vitally in her own bright imagination; to apprehend, with her fine instincts, the pathetic circumstances and dramatic relations, which the historian too often only eclipses by his reasoning, and disconnects by his arrangement: it is for her to trace the hidden equities of divine reward, and catch sight, through the darkness, of the fateful threads of woven fire that connect error with retribution. But, chiefly of...
Page 8 - The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the roses, Hang on such thorns, and play as wantonly When summer's breath their masked buds discloses: But, for their virtue only is their show, They live unwoo'd and unrespected fade; Die to themselves.

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