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The Christian Spectator - Pagina 93
1827
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Papers and Proceedings of the ... General Meeting of the American ..., Volume 7

American Library Association. General Meeting - 1885
...projected college for Connecticut, each one laid down his donation with the never-to-be-forgotten words : " I give these books for the founding of a College in this Colony." What a noble foundation for an institution of learning ! These forty folios, I doubt not, have been...
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Library Journal, Volume 10

Melvil Dewey, Richard Rogers Bowker, L. Pylodet, Frederick Leypoldt, Charles Ammi Cutter, Bertine Emma Weston, Karl Brown, Helen E. Wessells - 1885
...projected college for Connecticut, each one laid down his donation with the never-to-be-forgotten words : " I give these books for the founding of a College in this Colony." What a noble foundation for an institution of learning! These forty folios, I doubt not, have been...
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Connecticut: A Study of a Commonwealth-democracy

Alexander Johnston - 1887 - 409 pagina’s
...took place at Branford, when each minister laid upon the trustees' table his contribution of books, saying, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." The whole number was about forty volumes : so small was the germ from which has sprung one of the great...
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A History of Connecticut

Elias Benjamin Sanford - 1887 - 381 pagina’s
...founded the college by the contribution of some forty volumes, each saying, as he presented his books, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." This was the grain of mustard-seed from whence has grown Yale University with its wonderful history....
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Education in the United States, Its History from the Earliest Settlement

Richard Gause Boone - 1889 - 402 pagina’s
...a number of books, and, laying them on a table, presented them to the body, saying in substance, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." These forty volumes, and the acts of the trustees at this meeting (1700), constitute the beginning...
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Education in the United States: Its History from the Earliest Settlements

Richard Gause Boone - 1889 - 402 pagina’s
...a number of books, and, laying them on a table, presented them to the body, saying in substance, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." These forty volumes, and the acts of the trustees at this meeting (1700), constitute the beginning...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 55

1890
...number of books and presented them to the body ; and laying them on the table, said these words : ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony.' " It was a simple act ; in harmony with the faith and lives of the men who did it. But it was one pregnant...
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A Digest of English and American Literature

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1890 - 378 pagina’s
...Ten worthy fathers assembled at Bradford, and each one laying down a few volumes on a table, said, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." ' CHARACTERISTICS. garbage of vulgarity in sparkling prose. 14. ' The victory gained by Protestant...
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A Junior Class History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1890 - 307 pagina’s
...1700, ten" Connecticut clergymen came together, and each one laying some books on the table, said, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." It was afterward called Yale College, in honor of Elihu Yale of England, who gave it a large sum of...
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Our Country, Historic and Picturesque: A Complete Story of Its Development ...

Tryon Edwards - 1891 - 462 pagina’s
...the colony, each laying down a few books — in all about forty, — each saying as they did so, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony," and from this humble beginning has arisen the great university, which in 1890 had 147 professors and...
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