Technology Review, Volume 3

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Association of Alumni and Alumnae of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1901
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Page 83 - We infer that as vigorous health and its accompanying high spirits are larger elements of happiness than any other things whatever, the teaching how to maintain them is a teaching that yields in moment to no other whatever.
Page 53 - Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he...
Page 61 - For which reason men are wise with but little reflection, and good with little self-denial, in the business of all times except their own. We are very uncorrupt and tolerably enlightened judges of the transactions of past ages ; where no passions deceive, and where the whole train of circumstances, from the trifling cause to the tragical event, is set in an orderly series before us. Few are the...
Page 49 - THE HAPPY WARRIOR. WHO is the happy Warrior ? Who is he That every man in arms should wish to be ? — It is the generous Spirit, who, when brought Among the tasks of real life, hath wrought Upon the plan that pleased his boyish thought...
Page 61 - There are but very few who are capable of comparing and digesting what passes before their eyes at different times and occasions, so as to form the whole into a distinct system.
Page 312 - First, the instruction of artisans in drawing, painting, modeling, and designing, that they may successfully apply the principles of art to the requirements of trade and manufactures.
Page 169 - The golden age of English oratory, which extends over the last quarter of the eighteenth and the first quarter of the nineteenth centuries, produced no speaker, either in Parliament or at the Bar, superior in persuasive force and artistic finish to Thomas Lord Erskine.
Page 66 - What, then, is education, and how are we to educate? For men are not agreed as to what the young should learn, either with a view to perfect training or to the best life.
Page 167 - In the larger community there is, perhaps, an even more pronounced divergence of opinion. Few college presidents or professors but see some good in the new movement and sympathize largely with the enthusiasm of their pupils. But there is a host of editors, preachers, and men of affairs in the outside world, and a host of parents and guardians more directly concerned, who are sure that it is all of evil; that the colleges are simply going wild over athletic sports, preparing the way for the downfall...
Page 171 - ... direction. The men of to-day are generally agreed that they are likely to live long enough to make it wise to think a hundred times how they shall live, to once thinking how they shall die. The caravansary idea of existence has been abandoned. Man is not a pilgrim but a citizen. He is going to tarry nights enough to make it worth while to patch up the tenement and even to look into the drainage. This world is a place to work in ; activity and development, not suffering or self-repression, its...

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