Journal of the Proceedings of a Convention of Literary and Scientific Gentlemen, Held in the Common Council Chanber of the City of New York, October, 1830

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J. Leavitt G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1831 - 286 sivua
 

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Sivu 4 - In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States. entitled, " an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned." And also to an act, entitled, " an act, supplementary to an act, entitled, an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
Sivu 4 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Sivu 15 - Strong feeling is naturally contagious ; and if, as the wise man observes, as ' iron sharpeneth iron, so doth the countenance of a man his friend...
Sivu 183 - Pennsylvania to the Constitution of the United States, made the following report : — The committee to whom was referred the communication of the Governor...
Sivu 122 - Convention adjournedto meetatfiveo'clock, in the afternoon. Afternoon Session. The President took the chair, and called the meeting to order. The committee of arrangements, to whom was referred the invitation of the Trustees of Clinton Hall, reported the following preamble and resolutions. " An invitation having been received from the Trustees of Clinton Hall, generously offering the use of their Lecture Room for the accommodation of this Convention, " Resolved, that the thanks of this Convention...
Sivu 180 - ... years ago, though improved with the progress of science chiefly in the Philosophical branches, it had undergone no material alteration. Its leading feature was that, under a sole control (that of the Professors), and as a whole, it embraced education, from the earliest childhood, to the time when the student had completed his Theological or legal studies. That education was open to all and altogether gratuitous. The institution was divided into two departments. The lower, designated there by...
Sivu 154 - ... if he wishes to promote his reformation. But in a public trial, under an invariable law, the benefit of private influence, and of the experience and tact of the teacher, is lost. 'But all these means of discipline, however important in their place, will be insufficient, unless the appeal be made to the moral sense. There is but one governor whose sight we cannot escape — whose power we cannot resist. A sense of his presence and of duty to him, will accomplish more than all the laws and penalties...
Sivu 220 - Convention during its present session. Resolved, that the thanks of this Convention be given to the President and Vice Presidents of this Convention, for the ability and faithfulness with which they have presided over its deliberations.
Sivu 166 - ... augment the force, and confirm the illusions of passion. They must be corrected by the patient lessons of wisdom and kindness, and the progress of reason and experience. In the mean time, I know of no method which is so likely to be effectual, as to bring the pupil into the presence of that Governor before whom the proudest spirit bows with reverence, and call on him to obey that law to which the rulers of the earth may submit without humiliation.

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