Catalogue - Harvard University

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The University., 1910
 

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Page 450 - It is advisable that subjects for this work be taken from the student's personal experience, general knowledge, and studies other than English, as well as from his reading in literature. Finally, special instruction in language and composition should be accompanied by concerted effort of teachers in all branches...
Page 450 - The Old Testament, comprising at least the chief narrative episodes in Genesis, Exodus, Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, and Daniel, together with the books of Ruth and Esther...
Page 451 - Selections from Lincoln, including at least the two Inaugurals, the Speeches in Independence Hall and at Gettysburg, the Last Public Address, and Letter to Horace Greeley, along with a brief memoir or estimate ; Parkman's Oregon Trail; either Thoreau's Walden, or Huxley's Autobiography and selections from Lay Sermons, ' Each unit is set off by semicolons. including the addresses on Improving Natural Knowledge, A Liberal Education, and A Piece of Chalk; Stevenson's Inland Voyage and Travels with a...
Page 501 - Hopkins, which is, to give some encouragement in those foreign plantations for the breeding up of hopeful youths, both at the grammar school and college, for the public service of the country in future times.
Page 449 - Grammar and Composition The first object requires instruction in grammar and composition. English grammar should ordinarily be reviewed in the secondary school ; and correct spelling and grammatical accuracy should be rigorously exacted in connection with all written work during the four years. The...
Page 437 - February and which lead normally in from three to four years to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science. The...
Page 451 - Tennyson's Gareth and Lynette, Lancelot and Elaine, and The Passing of Arthur; Browning's Cavalier Tunes, The Lost Leader, How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix...
Page 615 - After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity; dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches, when our present ministers shall lie in the dust.
Page xxxiv - Overseers, shall have such of the powers and perform such of the duties of the Treasurer as the Corporation shall think fit, except the powers and duties of the Treasurer as a member of the Corporation, and of the Board of Overseers. A Deputy Treasurer shall receive such portion...
Page xxvi - 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.

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