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The University, 1912

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Page 479 - In what way to treat the body; in what way to treat the mind; in what way to manage our affairs; in what way to bring up a family; in what way to behave as a citizen; in what way to utilize all those sources of happiness which nature supplies— how to use all our faculties to the greatest advantage of ourselves and others— how to live completely?
Page 36 - GOD gave all men all earth to love, But since our hearts are small, Ordained for each one spot should prove Beloved over all; That, as He watched Creation's birth, So we, in godlike mood, May of our love create our earth And see that it is good.
Page 115 - And ofttimes cometh our wise Lord God, master of every trade, And tells them tales of His daily toil, of Edens newly made ; And they rise to their feet as He passes by, gentlemen unafraid.
Page 253 - He spoke to all the wounded men that passed him ; and the slightly wounded he exhorted 'to bind up their hurts and take up a musket * in this emergency. Very few failed to answer his appeal ; and I saw many badly wounded men take off their hats and cheer him. " He said to me, ' This has been a sad day for us, Colonel — a sad day; but we can't expect always to gain victories.
Page 514 - One God, one law, one element, And one far-off divine event, To which the whole creation moves.
Page 239 - Monticello, read there the inscription : " Thomas Jefferson, Author of the Declaration of Independence, and Founder of the University of Virginia.
Page 261 - And thou were the kindest man that ever struck with sword. And thou were the goodliest person that ever came among press of knights. And thou was the meekest man and the gentlest that ever ate in hall among ladies. And thou were the sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in the rest...
Page 244 - I am compelled to declare it as my deliberate opinion that if this bill passes, the bonds of this Union are virtually dissolved; that the States which compose it are free from their moral obligations, and that as it will be the right of all, so it will be the duty of some, to prepare definitely for a separation, amicably if they can, violently if they must.
Page 256 - Not expecting to see you again before the spring campaign opens, I wish to express in this way my entire satisfaction with what you have done up to this time, so far as I understand it. The particulars of your plans I neither know nor seek to know.
Page 276 - Of those who at Thermopylae were slain, Glorious the doom, and beautiful the lot; Their tomb an altar : men from tears refrain To honour them, and praise, but mourn them not. Such sepulchre nor drear decay, Nor all-destroying time shall waste; this right have they. Within their grave the home-bred glory Of Greece was laid; this witness gives Leonidas the Spartan, in whose story A wreath of famous virtue ever lives."f § 16.

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