History of Higher Education in Massachusetts, Issues 5-9

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891 - Education, Higher - 445 pages

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Page 236 - God is a Spirit, infinite, eternal, and unchangeable, in his being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and truth.
Page 28 - No scholar shall take tobacco, unless permitted by the president, with the consent of their parents or guardians, and on good reason first given by a physician, and then in a sober and private manner.
Page 127 - Every candidate must be twenty-one years of age and of good moral character, must give evidence of having studied medicine three or four full years, have spent at least one continuous year at this school, have presented a satisfactory thesis, and have passed the required examinations.
Page 237 - The souls of believers are at their death made perfect in holiness, and do immediately pass into glory ; and their bodies, being still united to Christ, do rest in their graves till the resurrection.
Page 400 - That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth: that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace...
Page 47 - 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 22 - Let every student be plainly instructed and earnestly pressed to consider well, the main end of his life and studies is, "to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternal life," John 17:3, and therefore to lay Christ in the bottom, as the only foundation of all sound knowledge and learning.
Page 36 - ... the advancement and education of youth in all manner of good literature, arts, and sciences.
Page 83 - Longfellow as Smith Professor of the French and Spanish Languages and Literature, and Professor of Belles Lettres in Harvard College.
Page 160 - The experience of the past warrants the statement that good scholars of high character but slender means are seldom or never obliged to leave college for want of money...

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