History of Higher Education in Rhode Island, Issue 18

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Johns Hopkins University., 1894 - Education, Higher
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Page 57 - That into this liberal and catholic institution shall never be admitted any religious tests: But, on the contrary, all the members hereof shall forever enjoy full, free, absolute and uninterrupted liberty of conscience...
Page 19 - Whereas Mr. Roger Williams, one of the elders of the church of Salem, hath broached and divulged divers new and dangerous opinions against the authority of magistrates, as also writ letters of defamation both of the magistrates and churches...
Page 29 - that one hundred acres should be laid forth, and appropriated for a school, for encouragement of the poorer sort, to train up their youth in learning, and Mr. Robert Lenthal, while he continues to teach school, is to have the benefit thereof.
Page 98 - President of the College, Professor of Languages, and other branches of learning, with full power to act in these capacities at Warren, or elsewhere.
Page 28 - That our royal will and pleasure is, that no person within the said colony, at any time hereafter shall be anywise molested, punished, disquieted, or called in question, for any differences in opinion in matters of religion...
Page 141 - At the same time I must not omit to congratulate you, and all who have at heart the best interests of this educational enterprise, upon your obtaining the highly valuable services of Dr. SEARS as your General Agent, — services valuable not merely in the organization of schools and of a system of public education, but in the good effect which his conciliatory and sympathizing course has had wherever he has met or become associated with the communities of the South, in social or business relations.
Page 57 - But on the contrary, all the members hereof shall forever enjoy full, free, absolute, and uninterrupted liberty of conscience : And that the places of Professors. Tutors, and all other officers, the President alone excepted, shall be free and open for all denominations of Protestants : And that youth of all religious denominations shall, and may, be freely admitted to the equal advantages, emoluments, and honors of the College or University...
Page 22 - Whereas, AD 1730, Messrs. Daniel Updike, Peter Bours, James Searing, Edward Scott, Henry Collins, Nathan Townsend, Jeremiah Condy and James Honeyman, jun. did form a Society for the promotion of Knowledge and Virtue, by a free conversation according to several regulations by them agreed. " We the present members of the said Society, finding it necessary on many accounts for the more effectual answering the end of our Institution, do agree to enter into a more strict engagement, and establish the...
Page 115 - His address was pleasing, his manner enchanting, his voice harmonious, and his eloquence almost irresistible. Having deeply imbibed the spirit of truth himself, as a preacher of the gospel, he was faithful in declaring the whole counsel of God. He studied plainness of speech and to be useful more than to be celebrated.
Page 23 - ... according to several regulations by them agreed. " We the present members of the said Society, finding it necessary on many accounts for the more effectual answering the end of our Institution, do agree to enter into a more strict engagement, and establish the following as the laws and orders to be observed in this Society. " 1. The members of the Society shall meet every Monday evening, at the house of one of the members, seriatim, and converse about and debate, some useful question in Divinity,...

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