A Collection of College Words and Customs

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J. Bartlett, 1856 - 508 pages
 

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Page 338 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's person and Government, and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and his open and secret abettors...
Page 173 - ... accent of Christians nor the gait of Christian, pagan, nor man, have so strutted and bellowed, that I have thought some of nature's journeymen had made men, and not made them well, they imitated humanity so abominably.
Page 421 - Our lips shall tell them to our sons, And they again to theirs, That generations yet unborn May teach them to their heirs.
Page 338 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's Person and Government and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia being Protestants and for extinguishing the hopes of the late pretended Prince of Wales and his open and secret Abettors...
Page 447 - Such graves as his are pilgrim shrines, Shrines to no code or creed confined — The Delphian vales, the Palestines, The Meccas of the mind.
Page 419 - Let the instructions of my mouth Deep in your hearts descend. 2 My tongue, by inspiration taught, Shall parables unfold, Dark oracles, but understood, And owned for truths of old ; 3 Which we from sacred registers Of ancient times have known, And our forefathers' pious care To us has handed down.
Page 285 - The scholars shall never use their mother tongue, except that in public exercises of oratory, or such like, they be called to make them in English.
Page 2 - The general court had settled a government or superintendency over the college, viz. all the magistrates and elders over the ||six|| nearest churches and the president, or the greatest part of these. Most of them were now present...
Page 81 - Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife.
Page 456 - Term begins on the 10th of October, and ends on the 16th of December. Lent or January Term begins on the 13th of January, and ends on the Friday before Palm Sunday. Easter or Midsummer Term begins on the eleventh day (the Wednesday se'nnight) after Easterday, and ends on the Friday after Commencement-day.

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