Columbia

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Oxford University Press, American branch, 1914 - 297 pages
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Page 64 - And, lastly, a serious, virtuous, and industrious Course of Life, being first provided for, it is further the Design of this College, to instruct and perfect the Youth in the learned Languages, and in the Arts of reasoning exactly, of writing correctly, and speaking eloquently...
Page ix - But to resume our old theme of scholars and their whereabout,' said the Baron, with an unusual glow, caught no doubt from the golden sunshine, imprisoned, like the student Anselmus, in the glass bottle ; ' where should the scholar live ? In solitude or in society ? In the green stillness of the country, where he can hear the heart of nature beat, or in the dark, gray city...
Page 179 - One of the commonest references that one hears with regard to Columbia is that its position at the gateway of European immigration makes it socially uninviting to students who come from homes of refinement. The form which the inquiry takes in these days of slowly dying race prejudice is, Isn't Columbia overrun with European Jews who are most unpleasant persons socially?
Page 161 - Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go; keep her, for she is thy life.
Page 224 - ... aloof from wrong, from corruption, from the tempting of others to vice; that you will exercise your art solely for the cure of your patients and will give no drug, perform no operation, for a criminal purpose, even if solicited, far less suggest it; that whatsoever you shall see or hear of the lives of men which is not fitting to be spoken, you will keep inviolably secret.
Page 64 - Arts of numbering and measuring; of Surveying and Navigation, of Geography and History, of Husbandry, Commerce and Government, and in the Knowledge of all Nature in the Heavens above us, and in the Air, Water, and Earth around us, and the various kinds of Meteors, Stones, Mines, and Minerals, Plants and Animals, and of every Thing useful for the Comfort, the Convenience and Elegance of Life, in the chief Manufactures relating to any of these Things : And, finally, to lead them from the Study of Nature...
Page 223 - I do solemnly swear by that which I hold most sacred: That I will be loyal to the profession of medicine and just and generous to its members; that I will lead my life and practice my art in uprightness and honor; that into whatsoever house I shall enter, it shall be for the good of the sick to the utmost of my power, I...
Page 23 - ... undersigned cannot permit himself to doubt that the time will yet come when the propriety and the wisdom of this measure will be fully recognized; and as he believes that Columbia College is destined in the coming centuries to become so comprehensive in the scope of her teaching as to be able to furnish to inquirers after truth the instruction they may desire in whatever branch of human knowledge, he believes also that she will become so catholic in her liberality as to open widely her doors...
Page 64 - Languages, and in the arts of numbering and in the arts of reasoning exactly and writing correctly, and speaking eloquently ; and in the arts of numbering and measuring: of Surveying and Navigation, of Geography and History, of Husbandry, Commerce, and Government, and in the knowledge of all Nature in the Heavens above us, and in the air, Water, and Earth around. us, and in the various kinds of Meteors, Stones, Mines, and Minerals, Plants, and Animals, and of everything useful for the comfort, the...
Page 224 - ... operation, for a criminal purpose, even if solicited; far less suggest it; " That whatsoever you shall see or hear of the lives of men which is not fitting to be spoken, you will keep inviolably secret. " These things do you swear? Let each man bow the head in sign of acquiescence. " And now, if you shall be true to this your oath, may prosperity and good repute be ever yours; the opposite, if you shall prove yourselves forsworn.

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