The universities. Le Keux's Memorials of Cambridge, views, with historical and descriptive accounts by T. Wright and H.L. Jones

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Page 13 - Those morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labor, or to devotion; in summer as oft with the bird that first rouses, or not much tardier, to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught; then with useful and generous labors preserving the body's health and hardiness...
Page 11 - Twas such a shifter that, if truth were known, Death was half glad when he had got him down ; For he...
Page 12 - I found above any of my equals at the hands of those courteous and learned men, the fellows of that college wherein I spent some years : who, at my parting, after I had taken two degrees, as the manner is, signified many ways how much better it would content them that I would stay; as by many letters full of kindness and loving respect, both before that time, and long after, I was assured of their singular good affection towards me.
Page 1 - far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.
Page 7 - On Saturdays it is open from ten till one ; on Saints' days from twelve till three; and on other days from ten till three. THE UNIVERSITY PRESS. The management of the University Press is committed by the Senate to Syndics, who meet to transact business in the Parlour...
Page 13 - ... writhing and unboning their clergy limbs to all the antic and dishonest gestures of Trinculos,0 buffoons and bawds, prostituting the shame of that ministry which either they had, or were nigh having, to the eyes of courtiers and court ladies, with their grooms and mademoiselles.
Page 4 - Once the Lady Margaret came to Christ's College, to behold it when partly built, and looking out of a window, saw the dean call a faulty scholar to correction; to whom she said,
Page 13 - ... to read good authors, or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary, or memory have its full fraught: then with useful and generous labours preserving the body's health and hardiness to render lightsome, clear, and not lumpish obedience to the mind, to the cause of religion, and our country's liberty...

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