Annals of Yale College, in New Haven, Connecticut, from Its Foundation, to the Year 1831

H. Howe, 1831 - 324 páginas

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Página 133 - Columbia, Columbia, to glory arise, The queen of the world, and the child of the skies.
Página 177 - A physician in a great city seems to be the mere plaything of fortune; his degree of reputation is, for the most part, totally casual — they that employ him know not his excellence; they that reject him know not his deficience. By any acute observer who had looked on the transactions of the medical world for half a century a very curious book might be written on the "Fortune of Physicians.
Página 11 - October, 1701, a petition was presented to that body, signed by many ministers and others, which stated " that from a sincere regard to, and zeal for upholding the Protestant religion, by a succession of learned and orthodox men, they had proposed that a collegiate school should be erected in this colony, wherein youth should be instructed in all parts of learning, to qualify them for public employments in church and civil state...
Página 12 - Connecticut, wherein youth may be instructed in the arts and sciences, who through the blessing of Almighty God may be fitted for public employment both in church and civil state...
Página 7 - At a General Court, held at Guilford, June 28th, AD 1652. " Voted, the matter about a College at New Haven was thought to be too great a charge for us of this jurisdiction to undergo alone...
Página 105 - ... and authority, in as full and ample a manner, as though they had been expressly named and included in said charter: And that in case of vacancy, by the death, or resignation, or in any other way, of any of the present fellows of said college, and their successors, every such vacancy shall forever hereafter be supplied by them, and their successors, by election, in the same manner as though this act had never passed...
Página 218 - ... of character. In laying the foundation of a thorough education, it is necessary that all the important faculties be brought into exercise. When certain mental endowments receive a much higher culture than others, there is a distortion in the intellectual character. The powers of the mind are not developed in their fairest proportions, by studying languages alone, or mathematics alone, or natural or political science alone. The object, in the proper collegiate department, is not to teach that...
Página 182 - As for gentlemen, says Sir Thomas Smith (?'), they be made good cheap in this kingdom ; for whosoever studieth the laws of the realm, who studieth in the universities, who professeth the liberal sciences, and, (to be short,) who can live idly, and without manual labour, and will bear the port, charge, and countenance of a gentleman, he shall be called master, and shall be taken for a gentleman.
Página 35 - ... owned and consented to by the elders and messengers of the churches in the colony of Connecticut, assembled by delegation at Saybrook, September 9th, 1708, and confirmed by act of the General Assembly...
Página 220 - If books and furniture are sold, when the student has no further necessity for them, the expense incurred by their use will not be great. The following may be considered as a near estimate of the necessary expenses, without including apparel, pocket-money, traveling, and board in vacations.

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