The Michigan Alumnus, Volumen13

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Alumni Association of the University of Michigan., 1907
In volumes1-8: the final number consists of the Commencement annual.
 

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Página 332 - And it is further ordered, that where any town shall increase to the number of one hundred families or householders, they shall set up a grammar school, the masters thereof being able to instruct youths so far as they may be fitted for the university...
Página 252 - Conscience in the midst of every reasonable soul as a light whereby he may divine and know what he ought to do, and what he ought not to do. Wherefore, forasmuch as it behoveth thee to be occupied in such things as pertain to the law, it is necessary that thou ever hold a pure and clean conscience.
Página 60 - Civil engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature to the use and convenience of man"; but at the present time I contend that Thomas Tredgold's definition is insufficient.
Página 63 - If we inquire what is the real motive for giving boys a classical education, we find it to be simply conformity to public opinion. Men dress their children's minds as they do their bodies, in the prevailing fashion.
Página 380 - Still glides the stream, and shall for ever glide; The Form remains, the Function never dies; While we, the brave, the mighty, and the wise, We Men, who in our morn of youth defied The elements, must vanish; — be it so! Enough, if something from our hands have power To live, and act, and serve the future hour; And if, as toward the silent tomb we go, Through love, through hope, and faith's transcendent dower, We feel that we are greater than we know.
Página 334 - We content ourselves with the statement that neither in our state policy, in our constitution, or in our laws, do we find the primary-school districts restricted in the branches of knowledge which their officers may cause to be taught, or the grade of instruction that may be given, if their voters consent in regular form to bear the expense and raise the taxes for the purpose.
Página 63 - Men dress their children's minds as they do their bodies, in the prevailing fashion. As the Orinoco Indian puts on his paint before leaving his hut, not with a view to any direct benefit, but because he would be ashamed to be seen without it; so, a boy's drilling in Latin and Greek is insisted on, not because of their intrinsic value, but that he may not be disgraced by being found ignorant of them—that he may have " the education of a gentleman "—the badge marking a certain social position,...
Página 333 - The Legislature shall provide for a system of Common Schools, by which a school shall be kept up and supported in each district at least three months in every year...
Página 362 - Wears yet a precious jewel in his head; And this our life exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brook, Sermons in stones, and good in everything.
Página 35 - If a subscriber wishes his copy of the paper discontinued at the expiration of his subscription, notice to that effect shoul'd be sent. Otherwise it is assumed that a continuance of the subscription is desired.

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