The Deke Quarterly, Volumes 13-14

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Page 17 - ... a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; or a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate.
Page 35 - And let my liver rather heat with wine Than my heart cool with mortifying groans. Why should a man, whose blood is warm within, Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster?
Page 116 - I have found that man one mass of bruises from the top of his head to the soles of his feet, and I have seen him succumb in six days, and I attribute it to this treatment.
Page 108 - When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompense be made thee. But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: and thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
Page 90 - ... chemistry in Paris in 184748, established a chemical laboratory in New York in 1848, and graduated from the medical department of the New York University in 1850.
Page 19 - Any one who has passed through the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.
Page 24 - The evidence proved that the defendant, while in the theatre, had said to the plaintiff, " Do not speak to me : I am a gentleman, and you are a tradesman." — " Gentleman," said the learned judge, " is a term which does not apply to any station. The man of rank who deports himself with dignity and candor, and the tradesman who discharges the duties of life with honor and integrity, are alike entitled to it; nay, the humblest artisan, who fulfils the obligations cast upon him with virtue and with...
Page 219 - The Kappa Chapter of Chi Phi was founded at Brown University in 1872 by the secret Order of Chi Phi and has existed to the present time under the original charter granted by that body ; and " Whereas, The secret Order of Chi Phi in 1874 united with the Southern Order of Chi Phi (so-called), and formed the Chi Phi Fraternity ; and " Whereas, The Chi Phi Fraternity has persisted in violating the rights of the Kappa Chapter by seeking to withdraw its charter on grounds wholly unconstitutional and unjust,...
Page 27 - You'd scarce expect one of my age, To speak in public on the stage ; And if I chance to fall below Demosthenes or Cicero, Don't view me with a critic's eye, But pass my imperfections by. Large streams from little fountains flow; Tall oaks from little acorns grow...
Page 19 - My father, anxious that I should become a good man, made me learn all the poems of Homer...

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