Catalogue - Harvard University

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The University., 1874
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Page 212 - Che invidiosi son d' ogni altra sorte. Fama di loro il mondo esser non lassa, Misericordia e giustizia gli sdegna : Non ragioniam di lor, ma guarda e passa. Ed io, che riguardai, vidi una insegna, Che girando correva tanto ratta, Che d...
Page 230 - Non fuyan las vuestras mercedes, ni teman desaguisado alguno, ca a la Orden de caballería que profeso non toca ni atañe facerle a ninguno, cuanto más a tan altas doncellas como vuestras presencias demuestran. Mirábanle las mozas, y andaban con los ojos buscándole el rostro que la mala visera le encubría; mas, como se oyeron llamar doncellas, cosa tan fuera de su profesión, no pudieron tener la risa, y fue de manera que don Quijote vino a correrse...
Page 83 - every encouragement be given to the serious, impartial, and unbiassed investigation of Christian truth, and that no assent to the peculiarities of any denomination of Christians shall be required either of the instructors or students.
Page 184 - Each candidate will be required to write a short English Composition, correct in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and expression, the subject to be taken from such works of standard authors as shall be announced from time to time.
Page 224 - Russia, very pleasing; but I know no beast in England whose voice I do not account musical, save and except always the braying of an ass. The notes of all our birds and fowls please me, without one exception. I should not indeed think of keeping a goose in a cage, that I might hang him up in the parlour for the sake of his melody, but a goose upon a common, or in a farm-yard, is no bad performer...
Page 224 - If the legal rate of interest in Great Britain, for example, was fixed so high as eight or ten per cent., the greater part of the money which was to be lent, would be lent to prodigals and projectors, who alone would be willing to give this high interest.
Page 216 - HALF-WAY down a by-street of one of our New England towns stands a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables, facing towards various points of the compass, and a huge, clustered chimney in the midst. The street is Pyncheon Street; the house is the old Pyncheon House; and an elm-tree, of wide circumference, rooted before the door, is familiar to every town-born child by the title of the...
Page 206 - ... valour : that, on the contrary, if they remitted in the least their wonted prowess, an enraged enemy hung upon their rear, the sea met them in their retreat, and an ignominious death was the certain punishment of their imprudent cowardice...
Page 13 - DANIEL TREADWELL, Rumford Professor and Lecturer on the Application of Science to the Useful Arts, 1834-1845.
Page 151 - Bursar in the sum of two hundred dollars, signed by two bondsmen, one of whom must be a citizen of the United States...

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