Louisiana Studies: Literature, Customs and Dialects, History and Education, Volume 1

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F. F. Hansell & bro., 1894 - American literature - 307 pages
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Page 146 - Sun destre guant en ad vers Deu tendut. Angles, del ciel, i descendent a lui. 2375 Li quens Reliant se jut desuz un pin; Envers Espaigne en ad turnet sun vis. De plusurs choses a remembrer li prist: De tantes teres...
Page 248 - Excellent results are obtained from the convent of the Ursulines, in which a good many girls are educated; but their inclinations are so decidedly French that they have even refused to admit among them Spanish women who wished to become nuns so long as these applicants should remain ignorant of the French idiom...
Page 221 - As the officers and soldiers of the United States have been subject to repeated insults from the women (calling themselves ladies ) of New Orleans, in return for the most scrupulous non-interference and courtesy on our part, it is ordered that hereafter when any female shall, by word, gesture or movement, insult or show contempt for any officer or soldier of the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation.
Page 150 - This name is not found in any earlier public document. It was afterwards restricted to the peninsula of Nova Scotia, but the dispute concerning the limits of Acadia was a proximate cause of the war of 1755. The word is said to be derived from the Indian Aquoddiauke, or Aquoddie, supposed to mean the fish called a pollock. The Bay of Passamaquoddy, " Great Pollock Water," if we may accept the same authority, derives its name from the same origin.
Page 274 - It shall be composed of four faculties, to wit: one of law, one of medicine, one of the natural sciences, and one of letters. ART. 138. It shall be called the University of Louisiana, and the Medical College of Louisiana, as at present organized, shall constitute the faculty of medicine. ART. 139. The Legislature shall provide by law for its further organization and government, but shall be under no obligation to contribute to the establishment or support of said University by appropriations. The...
Page 109 - ... the worship thou hast won. I believe who hath not loved Hath half the sweetness of his life unproved, Like one who with the grape within his grasp Drops it with all its crimson juice unpressed, And all its luscious sweetness left unguessed, Out from his careless and unheeding clasp. I believe love, pure and true, Is to the soul a sweet immortal dew That gems life's petals in its hours of dusk...
Page 109 - I believe my faith in thee, Strong as my life, so nobly placed to be, I would as soon expect to see the sun Fall like a dead king from his height sublime, His glory stricken from the throne of time, As thee unworth the worship thou hast won.
Page 246 - It is long since the inhabitants of Louisiana made representations on the necessity of their having a college for the education of their children. Convinced of the advantages of such an establishment, they invited the Jesuits to undertake its creation and management. But the reverend fathers refused, on the ground that they had no lodgings suited for the purpose, and had not the necessary materials to support such an institution. Yet it is essential that there be one, at least for the study of the...
Page 273 - ... from 1834 to 1894 was 10,905, and of graduates 3,141. A tabulated record of the professors and number of students by years will be found in exhibit marked "A.
Page 272 - Medical College of Louisiana, in September, 1834. This institution was chartered April 2, 1835; and in March, 1836, it issued the first degrees in medicine or science ever conferred in Louisiana or the Southwest.

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