A History of Columbia University, 1754-1904

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Columbia University Press, 1904 - 493 páginas
 

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Página 11 - The intestate was the owner of a pew, " by purchase," "from the Ministers, Elders, and Deacons of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, in the City of New York...
Página 35 - Nokes, for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings, of lawful money of Great Britain, to him in hand paid...
Página 309 - With the revolutionary group1, it practically divides the space usually allotted to the novel itself for the last decade of the eighteenth, and the first of the nineteenth, century ; though there was an immense production in other varieties.
Página 19 - Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, as newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby...
Página 30 - To shine through life a husband, father, friend; If these ambition in thy soul can raise, Excite thy reverence, or demand thy praise ; Reader, ere yet thou quit this earthly scene, Revere his name and be what he has been.
Página 442 - College, it is to be understood, That as to Religion, there is no Intention to impose on the Scholars the peculiar Tenets of any particular Sect of Christians, but to inculcate upon their tender Minds, the great Principles of Christianity and Morality, in which, true Christians of each Denomination are generally agreed.
Página 51 - ... or 700 were so only after about thirty years, when they were found, with as many belonging to the New York Society library, and some belonging to Trinity Church, in a room in St. Paul's chapel, where, it seemed, no one but the sexton had been aware of their existence, and neither he nor anybody else could tell how they had arrived there.
Página 441 - York, have thought fit to appoint me to take the Charge of it, and have concluded to set up a Course of Tuition in the learned Languages, and in the liberal Arts and Sciences : They have...
Página 441 - Aeneid, and some of the first Chapters of the Gospel of St. John, in Greek. In these Books therefore they may expect to be examined ; but higher Qualifications must hereafter be expected : and if there be any of the higher Classes in any College, or under private Instruction, that incline to come hither, they may expect Admission to proportionably higher Classes here.
Página 31 - ... governors of the college of the province of New- York, in the city of New- York, in America...

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