Record of the Class of 1845 of Yale College: Containing Obituaries of Deceased, and Biographical Sketches of Surviving Members

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Jenkins & Thomas, 1881 - 219 pages
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Page 28 - Nothing is here for tears, nothing to wail Or knock the breast ; no weakness, no contempt, Dispraise, or blame, nothing but well and fair, And what may quiet us in a death so noble...
Page 89 - AM Constantine Kanaris : I, who lie beneath this stone, Twice into the air in thunder Have the Turkish galleys blown. In my bed I died — a Christian, Hoping straight with Christ to be ; Yet one earthly wish is buried Deep within the grave with me— That upon the open ocean When the third Armada came, They and I had died together, Whirled aloft on wings of flame. Yet 'tis something that they've laid me In a land without a stain : Keep it thus, my God and Saviour, Till I rise from earth again !...
Page 160 - When thirteen years old, he attended the Christy and Atchison school, in the basement of the New York University, for one year and afterwards, for two years, the Grammar school of the University, of which Mr. Leckie, an eminent Scotch teacher, was head. Mr. Leckie's analytical methods were admirable, and exercised a permanent influence upon his mode of thought, and probably this offers the key to the power Dr.
Page 188 - Department, from the cutting of the railroads by the enemy's cavalry, and other causes not necessary to mention, was in a very deplorable condition. I placed you, much against your wishes, at the head of the Department. Your conduct of it under all the disadvantages was so satisfactory that a few weeks afterwards I received a letter from General Lee, in which he said that his army had not been so well Bupplied for many months.
Page 13 - He then studied medicine at the College of physicians and surgeons in New York city.
Page 139 - He remained in the army until the close of the war, when he removed to Portage, Wisconsin, where he resided until his death.
Page 71 - He was very active in bringing about the union of the Old and New School branches of the Presbyterian Church, and made one of the principal addresses on that occasion.
Page 178 - Brown," who was created a Knight of the Bath, at the coronation of Richard II.
Page 160 - Emeritus 1893-1898, passed from earth on the 27th of December last, at the ripe age of 74 years. He was born December 4th, 1824, at the American School for the Deaf, at Hartford, Conn., where his father, Harvey Prindle Peet, then filled the double position of teacher and steward. His English education was conducted primarily by Miss Bridgman, a lady who lived in the family of his parents, and taught him and his brothers, Edward and Dudley. When thirteen years old, he attended the Christy and Atchison...
Page 21 - ... to mathematics we may attribute much of that discipline which enabled him to summon his mental vigor and resources at will, and to his early and constant practice of English composition, that facility and felicity of expression which characterized his conversation and more elaborate discourses. Soon after leaving college he entered upon the study of law, in the office of Hon. Chauncey Goodrich.

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