Imagens da página
PDF
[ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors]
[ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors]
[ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors]

HARVARD COLLEGE.

7 WITH| In a short | distance of this city stands an insti- | tution of learning, which was one of the earliest | cares of the early | forefathers of the country, | 7 the consci- | entious | puritans. 177 | Favored | child of an age of | trial and struggle, | carefully | nursed through a | period of hardship and anx- | iety, 14 en- | dowed at | that I time 14 by the ob- | lations of | men like | Harvard, . sus- | tained from its first foun- | dation by the pa- | ternal | arm of the commonwealth, 1 by a constant suc- | cession of mu- | nificent be- / quests, and by the I prayers of all | good | men, 17 the Uni- | versity at Cambridge | now in- | vites our | homage 14 as the most | ancient, 14 the most | interesting, and the most im- | portant | seat of | learning 17 in the land; 1 pos- | sessing the oldest 17 and | most | valuable | library; 141 | one of the largest mu- . seums of mine- | ralogy and natural history; 14 a | school of law, which | annually re- | ceives into its | bosom | more than one | hundred and fifty | sons from all | parts of the Union, / where they | listen to in- | struction from pro- | fessors whose names have be- | come a- | mong the most | valuable pos- / sessions of the land; 1 417 al school of di- | vinity, the muse of true | learning and

piety;| 77 | one of the largest and most | flourishing | schools of | medicine in the country; 1 be- | sides | there is a | general | body of teachers, | twenty- | seven in | number, / many of whose names | help to keep the l name of the country re- | spectable in every | part of the globe where science, | learning, and | taste are | cherished; 1 7 the whole pre- | sided over at | this moment by a | gentleman | early dis- | tinguished in / public | life by his un- | conquerable | energies | 7 and his | masterly | eloquence; 17 at al later | period, by the unsur- / passed a- | bility with | which he ad- | ministered the af- | fairs of our | city, 14 and | now in a | green old | age, | full of years and I honors, 14 pre- | paring to I lay | down his present | high | trust.* 17 y | Such is | Harvard Uni- | versity; 1 7 and as one of the | humblest of her children, I happy in the recol- | lection of a youth | nurtured in her classic re- | treats, 1 7 1| cannot al- | lude to her 17 with | out an ex- | pression of filial af- | fection and respect. 1441

It ap- | pears, from the I last re- | port of the Treasurer, 17 that the whole a- | vailable | property of the Uni- i versity, | 7 the | various ac- cumu- | lations of more than | two | centuries of gene- | rosity, 17 a- | mounts to seven | hundred and three thousand | one hundred and seventy| five | dollars. 1771

Change the scene, and cast your eyes upon an- | other object. 17 There I now | swings | idly at her | moorings, in | this | harbor, 14 a | ship of the | line, Ý the 0-1

* Hon. Josiah Quincy,

« AnteriorContinuar »