The History of Harvard University, Volume 2

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Page 505 - State ; and whereas the encouragement of arts and sciences and all good literature tends to the honor of God, the advantage of the Christian religion, and the great benefit of this and the other United States of America...
Page 506 - Council, and Senate of this Commonwealth, are, and shall be deemed their successors ; who, with the President of Harvard College, for the time being, together with the ministers of the Congregational churches in the towns of Cambridge, Watertown, Charlestown, Boston, Roxbury, and Dorchester...
Page 674 - He passed the flaming bounds of Place and Time: The living throne, the sapphire blaze, Where angels tremble while they gaze, He saw; but, blasted with excess of light, Closed his eyes in endless night.
Page 506 - It is declared, that all the said gifts, grants, devises, legacies, and conveyances, are hereby for ever confirmed unto the President and Fellows of Harvard College, and to their successors, in the capacity aforesaid, according to the true intent and meaning of the donor or donors, grantor or grantors, devisor or devisors.
Page 506 - College; provided, that] nothing herein shall be construed to prevent the legislature of this commonwealth from making such alterations in the government of the said university, as shall be conducive to its advantage, and the interest of the republic of letters, in as full a manner as might have been done by the legislature of the late Province of the Massachusetts Bay.
Page 636 - On the twenty-sixth day of September, AD 1828, this Stone was erected by the Graduates of the University at Cambridge, in honor of its Founder, who died at Charlestown, on the twenty-sixth day of September, AD 1638.
Page 48 - ; denouncing him as " an enthusiast, a censorious, uncharitable person, and a deluder of the people," and stating at large the reasons of their denunciation. The reproachful reflections Whitefield had cast upon the College they pronounced
Page 530 - Geography, viz. the doctrine of the Spheres, the use of the Globes, the Motions of the Heavenly Bodies according to the different hypotheses of Ptolemy, Tycho Brahe, and Copernicus ; with the general principles of Dialling, the division of the world into its various kingdoms, with the use of the Maps, &c.
Page 704 - Leaders of the people by their counsels, and by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, wise and eloquent in their instructions...
Page 65 - of a want of due the C care in our Colleges to become nurseries of piety," IeBęChauncy declares " some take amiss ; " — " especially at a time when the prejudices of many against Colleges are strong and operating much to their disadvantage ; " and he thus replies; " I cannot but think we have reason for thankfulness, that these societies are under so * See Five Dissertations on the Scripture Account of the Fall and its Consequences, by Charles Chauncy, D.

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