The University of Chicago: An Official Guide

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Chicago UP, 1919 - 133 pages
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Page 69 - HOW happy is he born and taught That serveth not another's will; Whose armour is his honest thought, And simple truth his utmost skill ! Whose passions not his masters are; Whose soul is still prepared for death, Untied unto the world by care Of public fame or private breath; Who envies none that chance doth raise...
Page 13 - Chicago; comprises the Graduate School of Arts and Literature, the Ogden (Graduate) School of Science, the Divinity School, the Law School, the Medical Courses (in co-operation with Rush Medical College) the School of Education...
Page 93 - Crafty men contemn studies; simple men admire them ; and wise men use them; for they teach not their own use : that is a wisdom without them, and won by observation. Read not to contradict, nor to believe, but to weigh and consider.
Page 7 - I am acting on an early and permanent conviction that this great institution, being the property of the people, should be controlled, conducted, and supported by the people, in whose generous efforts for its upbuilding I have been permitted simply to co-operate; and I could wish to consecrate anew to the great cause of education the funds which I have given, if that were possible; to present the institution a second...
Page 60 - But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on...
Page 69 - So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight, With cheerful grace and amiable sight. For, of the soul, the body form doth take, For soul is form, and doth the body make.
Page 133 - Tho' life is something more than lore; She could not love her sons so well, Loved she not truth and honor more. We praise her breadth of charity, Her faith that truth shall make men free, That right shall live eternally, We praise our Alma Mater. The City White hath fled the earth, But where the azure waters lie, A nobler city hath its birth, The City Gray that ne'er shall die.
Page 53 - Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, Head of the Department of Political Science, and Dean of the Faculties of Arts, Literature, and Science, who, escorting the candidate to the Convocation chair, addressed the President of the University.
Page 133 - Tonight we gladly sing the praise Of her who owns us as her sons; Our loyal voices let us raise, And bless her with our benisons. Of all fair mothers, fairest she, Most wise of all that wisest be, Most true of all the true, say we, Is our dear Alma Mater. Her mighty learning we would tell, Tho...
Page 66 - Douglas tablet bears a bas relief portrait of Senator Douglas and these words : IN HONOR OF STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS Who in 1855 Generously Contributed To the Founding of The First University Established In Chicago, This Tablet Is ERECTED IN JUNE, 1901, BY THE DECENNIAL CLASS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO The memory of Mr. Scammon and his wife is perpetuated at the University not only in Scammon Court, the large quadrangle of the School of Education, on the walls of which is a bronze memorial tablet,...

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