General Catalogue of Bowdoin College and the Medical School of Maine, 1794-1894: Including a Historical Sketch of the Institution During Its First Century

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Page x - WISDOM, and knowledge, as well as virtue, diffused generally among the body of the people, being necessary for the preservation of their rights and liberties; and as these depend on spreading the opportunities and advantages of education in the various parts of the country, and among the different orders of the people, it shall be the duty of Legislatures and Magistrates, in all future periods of this Commonwealth, to cherish the interests of literature and the sciences...
Page xxvii - Pitt, for and during the term of his natural life, and from and immediately after the determination of that estate...
Page xxvi - Monypenny for and during the term of his natural life ; and, from and immediately after his decease...
Page xxvi - Male of his body issuing being always to be preferred and to take before the Younger of such Sons and the Heirs Male of his and their body and bodies issuing...
Page xxvi - Davison, lawfully to be begotten, severally, successively, and in remainder, one after another, as they shall be in seniority of age and priority of birth, and...
Page xxvi - Tagore for and during the term of " his natural life ; and from and after the determination of that
Page xx - ... substantial and unequivocal compliment of sending his letters to London, where they were read at the Royal Society, and published in a volume with his own. The Royal Society, at a later day, made Bowdoin one of their fellows ; and Franklin, writing to Bowdoin from London, Jan. 13, 1772, says : " It gives me great pleasure that my book afforded any to my friends. I esteem those letters of yours among its brightest ornaments, and have the satisfaction to find that they add greatly to the reputation...
Page xxxvi - Walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself for us, an offering and sacrifice to God.
Page lxi - I cannot regard the study of a language as the pastime of a listless hour. To trace the progress of the human mind through the progressive development of language; to learn how other nations thought, and felt, and spake; to enrich the understanding by opening upon it new sources of knowledge; and by speaking many tongues to become a citizen of the world; these are objects worthy of the exertion their attainment demands at our hands.
Page xxxii - ... scene must have been an impressive one when at the close of a brief address, in which he had set forth simply and plainly the purpose and the policy of the institution, President McKeen besought all present to unite in the prayer that the new seminary might " eminently contribute to the advancement of useful knowledge, the religion of Jesus Christ, the best interests of man, and the glory of God.

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