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History of Yale College: From Its Foundation, A.D. 1700, to the Year 1838
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1841
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Էջ 179 - A physician in a great city seems to be the mere plaything of fortune; his degree of reputation is, for the most part, totally casual — they that employ him know not his excellence; they that reject him know not his deficience. By any acute observer who had looked on the transactions of the medical world for half a century a very curious book might be written on the "Fortune of Physicians.
Էջ 56 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's Person and Government, and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Pi ince of Wales, and his open and secret abettors...
Էջ 7 - October, 1701, a petition was presented to that body, signed by many ministers and others, which stated " that from a sincere regard to, and zeal for upholding the Protestant religion, by a succession of learned and orthodox men, they had proposed that a collegiate school should be erected in this colony, wherein youth should be instructed in all parts of learning, to qualify them for public employments in church and civil state...
Էջ 8 - Connecticut, wherein youth may be instructed in the arts and sciences, who through the blessing of Almighty God may be fitted for public employment both in church and civil state...
Էջ 3 - At a General Court, held at Guilford, June 28th, AD 1652. " Voted, the matter about a College at New Haven was thought to be too great a charge for us of this jurisdiction to undergo alone...
Էջ 105 - ... and authority, in as full and ample a manner, as though they had been expressly named and included in said charter: And that in case of vacancy, by the death, or resignation, or in any other way, of any of the present fellows of said college, and their successors, every such vacancy shall forever hereafter be supplied by them, and their successors, by election, in the same manner as though this act had never passed...
Էջ 184 - As for gentlemen, says Sir Thomas Smith (?'), they be made good cheap in this kingdom ; for whosoever studieth the laws of the realm, who studieth in the universities, who professeth the liberal sciences, and, (to be short,) who can live idly, and without manual labour, and will bear the port, charge, and countenance of a gentleman, he shall be called master, and shall be taken for a gentleman.
Էջ 33 - ... owned and consented to by the elders and messengers of the churches in the colony of Connecticut, assembled by delegation at Saybrook, September 9th, 1708, and confirmed by act of the General Assembly...
Էջ 16 - ... the laudable order and usage of Harvard College, 'making expositions upon the same ; and upon the Sabbath shall either expound practical theology or cause the non-graduated students to repeat sermons ; and in all other ways, according to his best discretion, shall at all times studiously endeavor in the education of the students, to promote the power and purity of religion and the best edification of these New England churches.
Էջ 64 - That the Assembly's Catechism and the Confession of Faith, received and established in the churches of this Colony (which is an abridgment of the Westminster Confession), contain a true and just summary of the most important doctrines of the Christian religion ; and that the true sense of the sacred Scriptures is justly collected and summed up in these compositions...