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Էջ 113 - ... of the Military Academy at West Point and the Naval Academy at Annapolis, and giving members of Congress another excuse for neglecting their proper legislative functions to busy themselves with patronage.
Էջ 121 - I have heretofore proposed to the consideration of Congress the expediency of establishing a national university and also a military academy. The desirableness of both these institutions has so constantly increased with every new view I have taken of the subject that I can not omit the opportunity of once for all recalling your attention to them.
Էջ 201 - When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, (and knew not whence it was, but the servants which drew the water knew,) the governor of the feast...
Էջ 40 - Congress, according to the census of 1860, for the "endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, ... in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions of life.
Էջ 81 - The proceeds of all lands that have been, or may hereafter be, granted by the United States to the State for the support of a university, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, to be called "The University Fund...
Էջ 90 - Association to constitute permanent committees which, without meeting or reporting to the Association, may hold over from year to year; that all permanent committees heretofore appointed, which have neither met within the past year nor reported to the Association at the present meeting, be hereby discharged from the further consideration of their respective subjects.
Էջ 97 - To elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States.
Էջ 249 - Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost its savor, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out and trodden under foot of men.
Էջ 98 - The elective officers of the Association shall be chosen by ballot, unless otherwise ordered, on the second day of each annual session, a majority of the votes cast being necessary for a choice.