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Page 483 - The greatest glory of a building is not in its stones, or in its gold. Its glory is in its age, and in that deep sense of voicefulness, of stern watching, of mysterious sympathy, nay, even of approval or condemnation, which we feel in walls that have long been washed by the passing waves of humanity.'
Page 412 - But Dr. Wilson is mistaken in thinking that this can be done in groups of one hundred or more students arbitrarily gathered together. His Princeton clubs might have taught him that. A college home, to be successful and permanent, must be small and congenial, because it selects and trains its own members.
Page 408 - home. But this force must be permanent—not shifting from year to year. It must have real authority—even if it uses only moral suasion. It must rule by the consent of the governed and because they appreciate that it works for their best good. It must have power away from the home as well as within its
Page 406 - influence and effect this closely resembles his boyhood home, for it largely determines, possibly throughout life, the purity or impurity of his thoughts, habits and language; his power over his fellow men, or, in student language his ability as a "mixer''; his intellectual and moral attainments, and his readiness to receive and assimilate religious impressions.
Page 429 - thee, gentle Corydon! A rose lasts all night long, A kiss but slips from off your lips like a thrush's evening song. A kiss that goes, where no one knows! A rose, a crimson rose! Corydon made his choice and took—Well, which do you suppose: -Arthur Colton,
Page 413 - all its activities and interests, may be greater, educationally as well as mathematically, than the ten per cent, of pedagogy, and quite as well worthy of earnest and intelligent thought and action, and that the heart of that ninety per cent, for any individual is his college family life, whatever form that family life may take. THE
Page 290 - And the day is coming when we shall confess that we have learned more of Greece out of the crumbled fragments of her sculpture than
Page 408 - follow the student, even to the strange city, and everywhere nerve him against the terrible temptations which constantly beset him. Whether it be good, bad or indifferent, there is a moral force at work in every college home. Except as this force is ennobled we
Page 411 - at this time, when we need to think clearly on the true meaning of the college home, that the question should be complicated by the high school fraternities, which are merely one of the pseudogrowths that accompany all important social or religious movements, and which bear about the same relation to the college