Calendar of Dalhousie College and University

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The University, 1888
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Page lvii - The march begins in military state, And nations on his eye suspended wait ; Stern Famine guards the solitary coast, And Winter barricades the realms of Frost : He comes, nor want nor cold his course delay : — Hide, blushing Glory, hide Pultowa's day...
Page xlvii - Quand la capacité de son esprit se hausse A connaître un pourpoint d'avec un haut-de-chausse.
Page xlix - Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand ? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight ? or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain ? I see thee yet, in form as palpable As this which now I draw.
Page viii - midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along.
Page xlvii - Les femmes d'à présent sont bien loin de ces mœurs ; Elles veulent écrire et devenir auteurs. Nulle science n'est pour elles trop profonde, Et céans beaucoup plus qu'en aucun lieu du monde ; Les secrets les plus hauts s'y laissent concevoir, Et l'on sait tout chez moi, hors ce qu'il faut savoir. On y sait comme...
Page xlvi - On l'accueille, on lui rit, partout il s'insinue, Et s'il est, par la brigue, un rang à disputer, Sur le plus honnête homme on le voit l'emporter.
Page xxiii - The time is coming when, perhaps, a few old men, the last survivors of our generation, will in vain seek, amidst new streets, and squares, and railway stations, for the site of that dwelling which was in their youth the favourite resort of wits and beauties, of painters and poets, of scholars, philosophers, and statesmen.
Page xix - The one was fire and fickleness, a child Most mutable in wishes, but in mind A wit as various,— gay, grave, sage, or wild,— Historian, bard, philosopher, combined; He multiplied himself among mankind, The Proteus of their talents: But his own Breathed most in ridicule, — which, as the wind, Blew where it listed, laying all things prone,— Now to o'erthrow a fool, and now to shake a throne.
Page xlvii - Et ne faut-il pas bien que Monsieur contredise? A la commune voix veut-on qu'il se réduise, Et qu'il ne fasse pas éclater en tous lieux L'esprit contrariant qu'il a reçu des cieux? Le sentiment d'autrui n'est jamais pour lui plaire; II prend toujours en main l'opinion contraire, Et penserait paraître un homme du commun, Si l'on voyoit qu'il fût de l'avis de quelqu'un.
Page x - If, from the ends of the side of a triangle, there be drawn two straight lines to a point within the triangle, these shall be less than, the other two sides of the triangle, but shall contain a greater angle. Let...

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