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Address Delivered at a Lawn Party Given by the Surviving Pupils, Aided by ...
Alexander Hamilton Rice
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academy ADDRESS admiration adoration Agriculture ALEXANDER H ALLEN ambition beautiful cities best teachers blood Boston boy and girl career centennial birthday centre century CITY OF NEWTON commemoration common-school compass continent creative power cultivated dared Davis's depths develop discipline doubt enthusiasm event exercise extraordinary eyes fact fatigue flowers GIFT glory go daily GRADUATE SCHOOL grandeur gravity greatest HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY hearty heavens honors HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY illustrious imagination imitation intellectual interested knew knowledge LAWN learning looks manifest master Mayor memorable ment methods mind Miss Davis name by inheritance neighbors never occasion orated philosopher physical poem political population President principal pupils pursuits relation remark replied reputation RICE salutations Saturday SCHOOL OF EDUCATION SETH DAVIS shadows shone Solomon stalls stars study of astronomy taste teaching tender territory Thou thought to-day town turies venerable Wealth whirl zeal
Page 27 - For, as I like a young man in whom there is something of the old, so I like an old man in whom there is something of the young; and he who follows this maxim, in body will possibly be an old man, but he will never be an old man in mind.
Page 16 - But while this fact is recog• nized as a physical necessity, it seemed then to have no practical importance ; for any mischievous vibration behind him, though as delicate as the step of a velvet-footed mouse, seemed to reverberate upon his sensitive and expectant tympanum as the summons to an instantaneous and whirling jump that brought him, chair and all, face to face with the entrapped offender.
Page 12 - Him as to have a personal and saving interest in all that He is, and in all that He has done...
Page 15 - ... by a high partition, after the fashion seen in some eatinghouses now ; and in each stall was a short and narrow seat, so that its occupant could see no fellow-pupil except on the opposite side of the room, or at least beyond speaking distance, while each and every one was visible to the master.