Semi-centennial Anniversary, Beloit College; Commencement Week, June 20-23, 1897

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C. Ingersoll, printer, 1897 - 120 Seiten

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Seite 10 - And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest ; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
Seite 13 - THEY dreamt not of a perishable home Who thus could build. Be mine, in hours of fear Or grovelling thought, to seek a refuge here ; Or through the aisles of Westminster to roam : Where bubbles burst, and folly's dancing foam Melts, if it cross the threshold...
Seite 76 - Still o'er these scenes my memory wakes, And fondly broods with miser care ; Time but the impression deeper makes, As streams their channels deeper wear.
Seite 8 - What, you are stepping westward?" "What, you are stepping westward?" — "Yea." — 'Twould be a wildish destiny, If we, who thus together roam In a strange Land, and far from home, Were in this place the guests of Chance: Yet who would stop, or fear to advance, Though home or shelter he had none, With such a sky to lead him on?
Seite 47 - That the exigencies of Wisconsin and Northern Illinois require that there be a college and a female seminary of the highest order located in this region, one to be in Northern Illinois contiguous to Wisconsin and the other in Wisconsin contiguous to Illinois.
Seite 22 - a false and evil in thee cease. Nor think that suddenly the reign shall come With pomp and glory for the outward eye ; Within, around thee, in thine earthly home, The Kingdom of the Lord is drawing nigh ! As shines the light, with still increasing ray, Till from the earth...
Seite 110 - ... the congregation there can be no doubt, since these men were not in the habit of getting anything of value for nothing, least of all their church privileges, the most valuable of all things to them. One of the early services held in the church was my father's funeral. He died of consumption, Dec. 23, 1843. The hardships of a country doctor's life in a thinly settled region, where he was compelled to drive long distances by day and night in a rigorous climate, with little protection against the...
Seite 8 - For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country ; and truly, if they had been mindful of that country whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.
Seite 48 - Eight of the sixteen were ministers, eight laymen; eight were from Wisconsin, eight from Illinois; eight were Presbyterians, eight Congregationalists. Mr. Peet states that the denominational distribution was an accident, while the geographical location was carefully studied.
Seite 110 - The hardships of a country doctor's life in a thinly settled region, where he was compelled to drive long distances by day and night in a rigorous climate, with little protection against the cold, cut him off at the age of thirty-three. He was a native of Bethlehem, NH, a graduate of the medical department of Dartmouth College, a man of intellectual power and heroic mould. He shrank from no duties, and I am sure that no man ever performed greater services and sacrifices for Beloit than he. "The school...

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