Tufts College Graduate, Volumes 3-4

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Tufts College, 1906

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Page 66 - So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to man, When Duty whispers low, Thou must, The youth replies, I can...
Page 56 - Aurelius is not a great writer, a great philosophy-maker ; he is the friend and aider of those who would live in the spirit.
Page 76 - Some master thought, some master will, Which men, opposing, yet fulfil. The dregs of all the nations here May seethe and fuse for many a year, In this dull mass of commonness ; Yet by-and-by, to earth's surprise, Another type may crystallize. The stunted lives from over sea, That crowd our shores, seek narrowly From fortune here a least redress ; Exalting over all beside The lowest gift she once denied. So, mad the rush and fierce the game, Till time shall this rude instinct tame, And men a deeper...
Page 83 - IF Jesus Christ is a man, — And only a man, — I say That of all mankind I cleave to him, And to him will I cleave alway. If Jesus Christ is a God, — And the only God, — I swear I will follow Him through heaven and hell, The earth, the sea, and the air...
Page 101 - Kirkton Jean till Monday. She prophesied that, late or soon, Thou would be found deep drown'd in Doon; Or catch'd wi' warlocks in the mirk, By Alloway's auld haunted kirk. Ah, gentle dames ! it gars me greet, To think how mony counsels sweet, How mony lengthened sage advices, The husband frae the wife despises ! But to our tale : Ae market night, Tam had got planted unco right ; Fast by an ingle, bleezing finely, Wi...
Page 88 - It is almost as impossible to think of God and man and human society through any other medium than Christ as it is to look up at the stars, or abroad upon the earth, in any other way than through the world's enfolding atmosphere. Our whole thought of God and man; our entire working philosophy of life; our modes of intellectual vision, types of feeling, habits of will; our instinctive, customary, rational, emotional, institutional, and social existence, — is everywhere encompassed and interpenetrated...
Page 125 - Harbor, harken, heapt, hematin, hiccup, hock (not hough), homeopathy, homonym, honor, humor, husht, hypotenuse. Idolize, imprest, instil. Jail, judgment. Kist. Labor, lacrimal, lapt, lasht, leapt, legalize, license, licorice, liter, lodgment, lookt, lopt, luster. Mama, maneuver, materialize, meager, medieval, meter, mist (not missed), miter, mixt, mold, molder, molding, moldy, melt, mullen.
Page 123 - Ex. : Favor, fervor, flavor, honor, labor, rigor, rumor, tenor, tumor, valor, vapor, vigor. 15. Words spelled with ph or f. Rule : Choose f. Ex. : fantasm, fantasy, fantom, sulfate, sulfur. 16. Words spelled with -rr or -r. Rule: Omit oner.
Page 120 - Aimd, armd, burnd, deemd, dimd, feld, fdd, hangd, raind, stird, veild, etc. 6. -ed or -t, the preceding single consonant being doubled before -ed (-pped, -ssed) and left single before -t (-pt, -si).
Page 57 - IN buds upon some Aaron's rod The childlike ancient saw his God; Less credulous, more believing, we Read in the grass — Divinity. From Horeb's bush the Presence spoke To earlier faiths and simpler folk; But now each bush that sweeps our fence Flames with the awful Immanence!

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