History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including Notices Relating to the Founders and Eminent Men, Volumen 1

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814 - 452 páginas

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Página xxvii - For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing lingering look behind ? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires; Ev'n from the tomb the voice of nature cries-; Ev'n in our ashes live their wonted fires.— \ And
Página 222 - poetis, &c. It is taken in two senses, in respect of words or matter : in the first sense, it is but a character of style, and belongeth to arts of speech, and is not pertinent to the present: in the latter it is, as hath been said, one of the principal portions of learning, and is nothing
Página 250 - Insuperable height of loftiest shade, Cedar, and pine, and fir, and branching palm, A sylvan scene, and as the ranks ascend Shade above shade, a woody theatre Of
Página 147 - dispute. He'd undertake to prove by force Of argument, a man's no horse: He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a lord may be an owl: All this by syllogism
Página 146 - in analytic ; He could distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and southwest side; On either which he could dispute, Confute, change hands, and
Página 189 - new foundation, as Locke was greatly indebted to Hobbes's foundation, though he shaped his materials into a different form. Bacon, in a letter to the king, says, of his Novum Organon, " I hear my former book, of the Advancement of Learning, is well treated in the Universities here, and the English colleges abroad, and this is the same argument
Página 222 - The use of this feigned History hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man, in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being inferior to the soul; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more absolute variety, than can be found in the nature of things.
Página 7 - succinct and impartial Account of St. John's House and St. John's College, with some occasional and incidental account of the affairs of the University, and of such Private Colleges as held communication or intercourse with the Old House or College, collected principally by a member of the College, A.
Página 222 - not being tied to the laws of matter, may, at pleasure join that which nature has severed, and sever that which nature has joined
Página 92 - from the time of the notification " hereof in the same college, have, or be permitted to " have, within the precincts of any such college, his " wife or other woman, to abide and dwell in the same,

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