Centennial Celebration at Dartmouth College, July 21, 1869

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J.B. Parker, 1870 - 101 páginas
 

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Página xvi - From all that dwell below the skies, Let the Creator's praise arise ; Let the Redeemer's name be sung, Through every land, by every tongue. 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord ; Eternal truth attends thy word : Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more.
Página 22 - Mr. Smith agrees to settle as Professor of English, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Chaldee, etc., in Dartmouth College, to teach which, and as many of these and other such languages as he shall understand...
Página 24 - Reason of his so doing; then this Obligation to be void, and of none Effect; or else to stand and remain in full Force and Virtue.
Página 37 - Hampshire in lt(4>, an act was passed establishing the "New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts," on the basis of the congressional land grant, and authorizing its location at Hanover and in connection with Dartmouth College.
Página 10 - And there is good reason to think, that if one half which has been, for so many years past expended in building forts, manning and supporting them, had been prudently laid out in supporting faithful missionaries, and school-masters among them, the instructed and civilized party would have been a far better defence than all our expensive fortresses, and prevented the laying waste so many towns and villages: Witness the consequence of sending Mr.
Página 54 - You'd scarce expect one of my age, To speak in public on the stage ; And if I chance to fall below Demosthenes or Cicero, Don't view me with a critic's eye, But pass my imperfections by. Large streams from little fountains flow; Tall oaks from little acorns grow...
Página 29 - Every scholar shall rise up and make obeisance when the President goes in or out of the Hall, or enters the pulpit on days of religious worship. Every Freshman sent of an errand shall go and do it faithfully and make quick return.
Página 33 - All is safe and certain. The Chief Justice delivered an opinion this morning, in our favor, on all the points. In this opinion, Washington, Livingston, Johnson, and Story, Justices, are understood to have concurred. Duval, Justice, it is said, dissents. Mr. Justice Todd is not present. The opinion goes the whole length, and leaves nothing further to be decided. I give you my...
Página 33 - The decision in that case did more than any other single act, proceeding from the authority of the United States, to throw an impregnable barrier around all rights and franchises derived from the grant of government ; and to give solidity and inviolability to the literary, charitable, religious and commercial institutions of our country.
Página 9 - It has seemed to me" he said, "he must be stupidly indifferent, to the Redeemer's cause and interest in the world, and criminally deaf and blind to the intimations of the favor and displeasure of God in the dispensations of his providence, who could not perceive plain intimations of God's displeasure against us for this neglect [of our heathen natives,] inscribed in capitals on the very front of divine dispensations from year to year, in permitting the savages to be such a sore scourge to our land...

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