Great American Universities

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Macmillan, 1910 - Universities and colleges - 528 pages
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Page 489 - You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his manservant, or his maidservant, or his ox, or his ass, or anything that is your neighbor's.
Page 501 - There are some people — and I am one of them — ," says Chesterton, " who think that the most practical and important thing about a man is still his view of the universe.
Page 222 - Whatever may be the limitations which trammel inquiry elsewhere, we believe the great State University of Wisconsin should ever encourage that continual and fearless sifting and winnowing by which alone the truth can be found.
Page 425 - Take away from him the pound, and give it unto him that hath the ten pounds. And they said unto him, Lord, he hath ten pounds. I say unto you, that unto every one that hath shall be given ; but from him that hath not, even that which he hath shall be taken away from him.
Page 530 - OILMAN, MARY L. Seat Work and Industrial Occupations. A Practical Course for Primary Grades. By Mary L. Gilman, Principal of the Clay School, Minneapolis, Minn., and Elizabeth L. Williams, Principal of the Holmes School, Minneapolis, Minn. Fully illustrated. Cloth.
Page 281 - Congress, according to the census of 1860, for the "endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, ... in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions of life.
Page 221 - As regents of a university with over one hundred instructors, supported by nearly two millions of people who hold a vast diversity of views regarding the great questions which at present agitate the human mind, we could not for a moment think of recommending the dismissal, or even the criticism, of a teacher, even if some of his opinions should, in some quarters, be regarded as visionary. Such a course would be equivalent to saying that no professor should teach anything which is not accepted by...
Page 506 - So far as the colleges go, the side shows have swallowed up the circus, and we in the main tent do not know what is going on.
Page 285 - Whereas, It is the evident will of the people of this commonwealth that the University of Illinois shall be made so complete in its organization and equipment that no son or daughter of this State shall be obliged to seek in other states or other countries those advantages of higher education which are necessary to the greatest efficiency of social service either in public or private stations; and, Whereas, The State of Illinois has imposed upon this institution, in its agricultural and engineering...
Page 532 - ROWE, STUART H. The Physical Nature of the Child. By Dr. Stuart H. Rowe, Professor of Psychology and the History of Education, Training School for Teachers, Brooklyn, NY . Cloth.

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