Memories of Yale Life and Men, 1854-1899

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Dodd, Mead & Company, 1903 - 500 pages
 

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Page 323 - the service of Christ. They all felt that he was himself, in the deepest sense, under the influence of the powers of the world to come, and that his one object in his preaching was to bring his hearers under the same influence. Dr. Hawes was not, indeed, a great preacher, nor a great*
Page 12 - Candidates for admission to the Freshman Class are examined in Cicero's Select Orations, the whole of Virgil, Sallust, Jacobs', Colton's, or Felton's Greek Reader, the first three books of Xenophon's Anabasis, Andrews and Stoddard's Latin Grammar, Goodrich's or Sophocles' Greek Grammar, Andrews
Page 45 - I have lately heard from Mr. Day. He is no better, but rather worse than when he left us. Dr. Dwight told me, a short time since, that he had given over the expectation of ever seeing Mr. Day in the professor's chair. What a loss to the institution
Page 2 - to think that a man ought to spend one half of his life in getting ready for college, and the other half in going through college.
Page 75 - ever had in the circle of its membership. He was a theologian, a metaphysician, a preacher, a poet, and a musician. He also possessed rare mechanical skill, and was a lover of nature in no ordinary degree. Considered in the full measure and the variety of his powers, he had no superior among the eminent scholars and teachers who were associated with him.
Page 128 - If you go there, in six months you will make the young men there feel that a knowledge of Hebrew is as essential to success in the ministry as air is necessary to animal life.
Page 12 - The deficiency of most candidates for admission, in the Latin and Greek Grammars, Latin Prosody and Composition, Geography, and the theoretical part of Arithmetic, makes it necessary to remark, that the examination in these subjects will be strict and comprehensive.
Page 133 - Every fact, therefore, which came to his knowledge respecting an individual whose existence and character had for any reason impressed itself on his memory, was likely to take its place in its right connection in his mind, and have its effect in making more complete his conception of the
Page 46 - You had better let me resign now, when I have the intelligence to do so. The time may come when I shall not have it, but shall think
Page 55 - The same thing is true to-day. It will be so always. If the democratic spirit animating our University is now, or ever becomes in the future, so weak and unmanly that it cannot endure inequalities in resources or

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