On the population and tumuli of the aborigines of North America : in a letter to Thomas Jefferson from H.H. Brackenridge ; read Oct. 1, 1813 [before the American Philosophical Society.]
Caption title At head of title: No. VII Detached from Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, v.1, 1818
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: THE EARLY ABOLITIONISTS. FREDERICK DOUGLASS. An Address Delivered Before The I'nion Library Association Of Obkr1.in College. I KNEW Frederick Douglass exceedingly well. It began on thiswise. In the summer of 1841, fifty-six years ago next summer, I went from my home in Connecticut to Millbury, Massachusetts, to attend an anti-slavery convention. There, for the first time, I met Mr. Douglass. I was just twenty years of age. He was about four years older, and had been three years out of slavery. This was the first occasion, beyond the limits of my own county, when I spoke at a public meeting, and Mr. Douglass vas just beginning to address large audiences. I had some conversation with him, and liked him from the first. The tall, straight, well-built youth, with a strong head, eyes and face full of humor, and a certain frank manliness ofbearing, won from me, at once, a kindly esteem which grew in strength for more than half a century, and until I read in the morning journal that he had been suddenly called to his reward. When I saw him at Millbury., I did not know that he was a great man ; but even then there was something in his manner of thought and expression, that might have led me to suspect it. He was genial and affable and prone to laugh at his own deficiencies. He could read and write, and had acquired some general knowledge. On a table near him was a leaf of paper on which were scrawled perhaps two-dozen words. "What is this?" I said. "That," he replied with a laugh, " is my speech." At Millbury, I also met for the first time, that great leader in reform, William Lloyd Garrison. A friend who introduced me said to him that I was thinking of going to college. Fixing an earnest look upon me, he replied, "The anti- slavery field is the best college for a young m...
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: II THE RELATION OF THE STATE UNIVER- SITY TO THE HIGH SCHOOLS OF THE STATE THIS is a topic of great interest to us allto you in the field and to us here on the campus. The work of the two institutions is so closely related, each depends so much upon the other, that partici- patio'n in the activities of one bespeaks interest in the other. But before we can discuss at all intelligently the matter of relationship it will be necessary to look at the two separatelyobjectively, as it wereto note the function of each and its place in the educational system of the State. What is the university? What is the high school? And what is the work of each ? are questions that must first be answered. In the first place, of course, the two are but parts of a still larger whole, neither being an independent, self-sufficing entity. The larger whole is the educational system of the State, of which there is one other part equally important with the two named, even the elementary school. And all three parts forming the whole are creations of the State, devised, controlled, and maintained for a very definite purpose namely, the welfare and happiness of our people. While it is true that the three parts are correlative, each supplementing the others and the systemincomplete without all three, it is also true that they are co-ordinate, no one of the three being, per se, in authority over any other, nor any one subordinate to another. Let me put before you, very briefly, that we may all be thinking together, the system in its outlines and then discuss each of its parts, trying to discover its function and its mode of work. Then we shall pass to the matter of relationship. The system as a whole covers and tries to provide for the entire school life of the individual. The elementary period,...
Observations in the Orient : the account of a journey to Catholic mission fields in Japan, Korea, Manchuria, China, Indo-China, and the Philippines
Includes index "Book-mark" with map inserted "For further information about Catholic foreign missions": 4 p. at end Includes advertising matter
Omnia Andreae Alciati v. c. emblemata : cum commentariis, quibus emblematum omnium aperta origine, mens authoris explicatur, & obscura omnia dubiaque illustrantur
Signatures: * A-2Y Title within ornamental woodcut border; devices of Jérome de Marnef on title page and on recto final leaf Colophon: "Parisiis, Excudebat Carolus Rogerius Anno Domini 1583. Octavo Cal. Februarii." Contains 211 woodcut emblems (emblem 211 misnumbered 213), including 14 in the Arbores series, all within borders of fleurons Illustrations attributed to Jean Cousin (cf. Landwehr) Binding (copy 1): Spine loose, headbands damaged Provenance (copy 1): Ownership inscriptions of Garnet Smith on fly-leaf and [unidentified] on title page Copy 2 imperfect: Lacking leaves D4, G6 , M8, P7, Q7, R6, T4, V7, V8, X6, X8, Y3, Y5, Y6, Za, Z3-Z5, Z7, Z8, 2A4-2A6, 2B2, 2C4, 2C5, 2F8, 2H2, 2I, 2I4, 2I8, 2K5, 2M, 2O2, 2Q2, 2R3 McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois Landwehr, J. Romanic emblem books Green, H. Alciati Adams
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