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Page 91 - 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 100 - Territory shall be twenty-five thousand dollars to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction...
Page 33 - Whatever you would have appear in the life of a nation you must put into its schools.
Page 20 - I have given up my whole soul to Greek learning," he writes, "and as soon as I get any money I shall buy Greek books — and then I shall buy some clothes.
Page 18 - The object of this corporation shall be the promotion of the general interests of education, and to qualify young men to engage in the several employments and professions of society, and to discharge honorably and usefully the various duties of life.
Page 68 - Dutch, etc., names will be spelt as by the respective nations. 2. Neither will any change be made in the spelling of such names in languages which are not written in Roman character as have become by long usage familiar to English readers : thus Calcutta, Cutch, Celebes, Mecca, etc., will be retained in their present form.
Page 30 - An ideal alphabet would seek to adopt for its characters forms which should suggest the sounds signified, and of which the resemblances should in some measure represent the similarities of the sounds.
Page 60 - Payne, professor of pedagogics in the University of Michigan, and his choice was unanimously ratified by the Tennessee State board of education and the board of trustees of the University of Nashville. Dr. Payne at first declined to come to Nashville, and it was not until the wide field of usefulness and influence that awaited him here and the strong probability that the Normal College would at the expiration of the Peabody trust become the "residuary legatee...
Page 27 - ... and discouragement, can not be shaken. The tongue which now speaks our high resolve, and bids defiance to scrutiny, to prejudice, to jealousy, to cowardice, to calumny, to malevolence, may be silent in the tomb long ere the glorious victory shall be achieved. But WE, the UNIVERSITY, live forever ! And generations yet unborn shall rejoice in our triumphs, and pronounce the eulogium which our labors will have nobly won.